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
"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
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""
before reconstruction in 1980s, this complex of temples stands from 9 temples settings individually. that's why known as candi gedung songo. literally 'nine buildings temple' from javanese lingo. but...
The heart of the visit to Borobudur is the Borobudur Temple. It is the biggest Buddhist structure in the world and lies in the the Kedu Plain - a very fertile volcanic plain between the twin volcanoes...