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Private Tour of Progo River Rafting and Borobudur Temple Complex
"Drive from the city of Yogyakarta to reach Kulon Progo the meeting point where you will enjoy a rafting experience down the Progo River for about two to three hours. This river is ideal for rafting because it has a stable stream. It is a grade three in terms of difficulty level to cross long and challenging we will enter the Borobudur a UNESCO Heritage Site and spend time discovering the meanings of this impressive and well conserved monument with its carvings and ancient kingdom stories inlaid in its stones.Looming out of a patchwork of bottle-green rice paddies and swaying palm tops this colossal Buddhist relic is one of the continent’s marvels. After the decline of Buddhism and the shift of power to East Java the monument was abandoned soon after its completion. For centuries the complex lay forgotten
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Private Borobudur Sunrise Tour from Yogyakarta
"The Borobudur temple compounds as they are officially known were built in three tiers: a large base nearly 400 feet on each side that has five levels; on top of that are three circular platforms covered in 72 bell-shaped stupas each with a statue of Buddha inside; at the top there is an enormous stupa that is more than 100 feet in the air. The monument is covered in carvings with 2600 relief panels and more than 500 statues of Buddha.The UNESCO protected Buddhist monument was abandoned in the 14th century after the bulk of the Javanese population got a taste of Islam. In the 1970’s a restoration commenced
From $95.00
 
Guided Bike Tour of Central Java Village with Lunch
"After pick up from your Borobudur accommodation or your arrival to the tour departure point at the exit gates of Borobudur Temple your bicycle tour will begin.  Meet the locals and experience the Javanese culture in the local villages whilst head to a local market and experience the natural environment created amongst the local vendors and residents.You will spend approximately 2-3 hours exploring the best parts of the villages and the temples then enjoy lunch with local cuisine"""Experience the warming atmosphere of the local villages around Central Java. Explore the villages around the majestic temple of Borobudur on this 4 hour small group bicycle tour. Your tour guide will take you to discover the nearby villages where you wil small temples and a local market."title=Highlights&1=Half-day+bike+tour+of+a+central+Java+village+from+Borobudur&2=Visit+the+sacred+Buddhist+temples+of+Pawon+and+Mendut&3=Enjoy+an+Indonesian+lunch+in+the+middle+of+rice+field&4=Learn+about+the+traditional+culture+of+the+area+from+your+guid""
From $47.00

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Send a postcard home!

There is a post office just beside Terminal Borobudur. It's a brand new building - we can still smell the paint work, LOL! We get to witness the postal worker stamping our postcards and dropping them...
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Diponegoro Museum

Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855) was the elder son of sultan Hamengku Buwana III (ruled 1810-1814) of Yogyakarta. He is revered as an independence hero because of his early revolt against Dutch colonial...
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Jl. A. YANI, a main street

A. YANI street is a Magelang main thotoroughfare, along the street we can see old buildings with the Dutch Architecture, a shopping Department store, a Post office, a movie theatre and shop houses...
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Magelang City Center

Alun Alun Magelang is a sQuare located at the city center, you can see a big statue of prince Diponegoro at the east side, a water tower at the borth side, a church just behind the water towr, a great...
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Prince Diponegoro Statue

Prince Diponegor is one of an Indonesian Hero who fights against the colonialisation. To Respect his efforts, then the government of Magelang was built a big statue of Paneran Diponegoro which...
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Lil' Trip to Kyai Langgeng, Relaxing n Romantic?

Try to take a trip to taman Kyai langgeng, a mini botanical garden likes Kebun Raya Bogor. It's located in the middle of Magelang. So easy to find. The view is very good looking, nice to take photo...
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MountMerapi view closely from Magelang

Its Fascinating experience watching the peak of Mount Merapi closely at the foot of the Mountain, everything is go greeen, it was a good breathtaking, even we can see the volcano expel the lava from...
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WONOLELO Rest AREA

At WONO LELO there is a rest Area built by Magelang District Administration to encourage the attendance Watching an eruption of Mount Merapi, it was about 5 KM from Ketep Pass on the way head on to...
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Magelang - Borobudur Temple

I drove from Semanang to the ancient Boroburdur Temple, outside of Magelang. It is a 8th century Buddhist Temple, square in form, built on the top of a large hill, thereby magnifying its pyramid-like...
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Army houses

At the end of Jalan Pahlawan, you will see many houses like this one showing in pic. As a base and training area of colonial army, they built houses for themself here. Nowadays, it was take over and...
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School will be school, still

Used to be a MULO, school in colonial era. This building complex is being keep in original, unless some addition that is not bothering the real design. It is a junior high school building, one of the...
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Typical old houses

Most of old houses in Magelang will have such detail. It is colonial house building, and there are many more in Magelang. Strong thick wall construction with the front wall, ceiling, and border line...
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Memento Mori

There used to be a grave yard, with many old tombstone. People here call it 'kerkop', as simple pronounce of kerkhoff. Recently it become a middle low new community complex. Some of tombstone still...
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Old water toren

Now it is empty. But it used to be the centre of water distribution in town. It becomes a town landmark and located in the centre of town. Every afternoon i spent sometimes here in the garden, on...
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