"Borobudur, lost in time" Top 5 Page for this destination Borobudur by kyoub
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Only after you make your way thru the vendors and touts, that follow you all the way to the steps of the temple, do you finally set eyes on this feat of stone. Then you realize that you are looking at one of the wonders of the world.
Construction of Borobudur was said to have taken 75 years to complete.
It consists of 1,500 reliefs and 500 statues of the Buddha. There are 72 meditating Buddha inside the bell-shaped stupas on the top terrace.
The temple is made of grey andesite,a volcanic rock which was mined from the river beds.
This stupa is broken so you can see very plainly the meditating Bubbha sitting inside.
- Pros:A truely must see
- In a nutshell:Worth the extra effort to get there.
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