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The Wonders of Borobudur Temple

30 November 2012

Categories : Culture and Heritage

The Wonders of Borobudur Temple

Been there twice in a year! On my recent trip to Central Java, I visited Borobudur Temple in the early hours to catch the sunrise. Without many tourists around in the morning, the whole atmosphere was calm and surreal. I could count with my fingers how many times I really got up very early for sunrise photography. Such trips like this is worth sacrificing some sleep to catch the magical sunrise. Silhouette of the stupas during sunrise.  The morning...

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Tag : Borobudur, Understanding the Thousands of Relief Panels of Borobudur

Introducing Borobudur Temple

30 November 2012

Categories : Culture and Heritage

Introducing Borobudur Temple

  Borobudur temple is a Buddhist temple in central Java. It was built around the end of eighth century but it took three generations to finish it. During my two weeks trip in Indonesia, I had a chance to visit Borobudur temple at sunrise. World’s Largest Buddhist Temple By Guinness World Records, “The largest Buddhist temple in the world is Borobudur, near Yogyakarta, central Java, Indonesia, built between AD 750 and 842. The 60,000 m ( 2,118...

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Tag : Borobudur, Understanding the Thousands of Relief Panels of Borobudur