Here is the information about famous Prambanan Temples located in Central Java, Indonesia. Thousands of bhakts (devotees) and pilgrims visits Prambanan Temple every month.
Address: Bokoharjo, Prambanan, Sleman Regency, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia
State: Central Java
Nearest Railway Station: Yogyakarta
Nearest City: Semarang
Best Time to Visit: January to Decemeber
Temple Timings: 08:00 to 16:00 (All days of the week)
Prambanan Temple Built in the 10th century, this is the largest temple compound dedicated to Shiva in Indonesia. Rising above the center of the last of these concentric squares are three temples decorated with reliefs illustrating the epic of the Ramayana, dedicated to the three great Hindu divinities (Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma) and three temples dedicated to the animals who serve them. The temple compound, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, and one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. It is characterized by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu architecture, and by the towering 47-metre-high (154 ft) central building inside a large complex of individual temples. Prambanan attracts many visitors from around the world.
How to Reach Prambanan Temples
The public buses to Borobudur from Yogyakarta are aimed mostly at Indonesian visitors, and only a few tourists venture aboard, but it is simple. The buses to Borobudur leave from the Jombor bus terminal. You can get to the Jombor bus terminal by either taxi (the simplest) or by local bus. Many agents offer combined packages with Prambanan or Merpati, these are a good option to visit multiple destinations however, ask around as prices vary wildly.
The nearest larger airports are Yogyakarta’s Adisucipto International Airport (IATA: JOG) and Solo’s Adisumarmo International Airport (IATA: SOC). Both are well connected domestically, and also offer some international connections to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.
The nearest stations are in Yogyakarta which is the major rail hub of Central Java. Connections are frequent from major cities in the west such as Jakarta and Bandung, and in the east such as Surabaya.
Where to Stay in Yogyakarta
At this location, there are various Private hotels available to stay. You can go for online or offline booking as per your convenience. 3, 4 and 5-star Hotels in Panchkula are available on affordable price.
Nearby Places to Visit
The Sambisari Temple
Grojogan Sewu Waterfall
Mangunan Fruit Farm