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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
 
"Yogyakarta Cultural Tour: Borobudur Temple
Jogja Cultural Tour"We start our journey in the morning with our complimentary hotel pickup. Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at 6:30am and drive to Borobudur Temple. In the next hour you will get the opportunity to explore and enjoy the great Buddhist temple with our knowledgeable guide. After your first impression of the most famous Buddhist temple in Java we will then visit the other small but important Buddhist temples: Pawon and Mendut temple. Once a year Buddhist followers come and visit Borobudur area to pilgrimage these three temples. Firstly they will visit Mendut Temple to worship the Buddha then walking to Pawon Temple which is believed to be a place to cremate our kings and their families in the past
From $39.00

More Things to Do in Java

Borobudur

As soon as I discovered this place, it went on the places to visit list right away. So when I was in Singapore, I had to take a trip to Indonesia just so I could visit this place. Borobudur is the...
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canuckmike
Sep 13, 2008

Dieng Plateau

Dieng Plateau is an area located a few hours northwest of Yogyakarta that offers a variety of sites. There are temples here, not the most ornate, but home to the oldest Hindu temples in Java. Like...
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canuckmike
Sep 11, 2008

Prambanan

Prambanan is a Hindu temple complex that is over a 1,000 years old located about 17-18 km north east of Yogyakarta. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is a marvel to see even after the 2006...
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canuckmike
Aug 31, 2008

Candi Mendut

Well, Mendut is not worth a trip on it's own, it's an excellent side trip from Borobudur and a most likely stop if you arrange your trip from Yogyakarta. From what I was told the person who built this...
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canuckmike
Aug 30, 2008

Yogyakarta

The city of Yogyakarta (pronounced as Jogjakarta and is also a Special Region) is the premier tourist destination in Java and also it's cultural heart. It was also the capital of Indonesia for 3 years...
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canuckmike
Oct 09, 2007

Jakarta

Located on the north west coast of Java, Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia, and by far the biggest in the country with an official population of around 8.8 million, a greater metropolitan population...
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Oct 02, 2007
 
 
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Tawangmangu / Chandi Sukuh

Tawangmangu is a small hill resort on Gunung Lawu, close to Surakarta (Solo). The town itself is nothing spectacular but the bus ride from Solo is nice and the reason to go there can be a nice 3 hour...
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mickybleck
Jul 04, 2007

Pacitan

is a small beach area at the southern coast of Easter Java. There are not many foreign tourists (at least in 2003). You can stroll the long and wide beach to the estuary of a river or just hang around...
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Jul 04, 2007

Kalibaru Plantation Tour

From Kalibaru tours to the nearby rubber and coffee plantations can be booked easily from hotels or hostels. On the rubber plantations you get shown the process from the harvest of the caoutchouk to...
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mickybleck
Jul 04, 2007

Kawah Ijen

is a beautiful crater filled with water. It is famous for its sulfur springs. From the PHPA at Pos Paltuding the hike up to the crater takes about an hour. Best time is early morning about dawn. From...
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mickybleck
Jul 04, 2007

Ramayana outdoor stage performance Prambanan

A beautifully cheorographed Ramayana nightly outdoor performance with the Prambahan Hindu temple complex in the background. A major tourist attraction. It is a short distance from Yogyakarta and worth...
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SLLiew
Oct 02, 2006

Royal Palaces of Yogyakarta

There is still a living line of Yogya kings. There is long traditional of court culture, pomp and festivals. Was too late to visit the Royal palace but saw the traditional architecture from the...
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SLLiew
Sep 29, 2006

Jakarta Medan Merdeka (Freedom Square)

At the heart of sprawling Jakarta, this a huge square with a landmark obelisk Monumun Nasional (Monas) or National Monument. Bought ticket to go up for a panaromic view but the queue to go up the...
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SLLiew
Sep 29, 2006

Borobudur - a must-see UNESCO site

This amazing Buddhist Monument is a like a small hill in the middle of the Kedu plain of rice fields with coconut trees and distant volcanoes with Mt. Merapi looming in the background.There are 4...
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SLLiew
Sep 29, 2006

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