Category: Borobudur.

World Heritage Site #592 :: Borobudur Temple Compounds

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This famous Buddhist temple, dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, is located in central Java. It was built in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric square terraces, the trunk of a cone with three circular platforms and, at the top, a monumental stupa. The walls and balustrades are decorated with fine low reliefs, covering a total surface area of 2,500 m2. Around the circular platforms are 72 openwork stupas, each containing a statue of the Buddha. The monument was restored with UNESCO’s help in the 1970s.

Date of Inscription: 1991
Criteria: (i)(ii)(vi)
Regency of Magelang, Province of Central Java
GPS Coordinates: S7 36 28 E110 12 13

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