Prambanan Temple

Prambanan Temple or Temple Rara Jonggrang located in the Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia. This temple is situated on the island of Java, approximately 20 km east of Yogyakarta, 40 km west of Surakarta and 120 km south of Semarang, just on the border between the provinces of Central Java and Yogyakarta. Rara Candi Prambanan Jonggrang located in the village whose territory is divided between the districts of Sleman and Klaten.

This temple was built in about the year 850 AD by one of these two, namely: Rakai Pikatan, the second king of Mataram dynasty I or Balitung Maha Sambu, during the Sanjaya dynasty. Not long after being built, the temple was abandoned and deteriorating.
Now, this temple is a protected site by UNESCO since 1991. Among other things this means that the complex is shielded and has a special status, for example in situations of war

Prambanan is the largest Hindu temples in Southeast Asia, the main building is 47m high.

This temple complex consists of 8 main shrines or temples and more than 250 small temples.

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