Be amazed with the beauty of Prambanan Temple, the biggest ancient Hindu temple in Indonesia!
Located approximately 17-kilometres northeast of the city of Jogjakarta, the Prambanan Temple, also known as Rara Jonggrang, is the perfect place to be for an introduction to Jogjakarta’s rich cultural heritage. Built in the mid-ninth-century, the biggest Hindu temple was a depiction of the Ramayana story. The temple is surrounded by gorgeous, lush greeneries and villages that lives up to its name as a beautiful Prambanan complex. Be awed by the sight of the majestic temple that consists of detailed architecture work, large statues and tall shrines.
There are eight towering shrines of which the three main shrines were dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The temple was once an important centre of worship before it was abandoned and collapsed during a major earthquake. The restoration work that took place for decades has since turned the Prambanan temple as a must-visit place in Jogjakarta. Explore the huge temple complex that will leave you impressed with its rich stories. The unobstructed view of the temple shrines will make a spectacular photo backdrop as a mark of your memorable trip to the Prambanan temple!