Plaosan Temple: built in the 9th century, still well preserved
Plaosan Temple is a beautiful and unique temple complex located in Central Java, Indonesia
2 Apr 2022
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Plaosan Temple / ig: @hellerado

Plaosan Temple is a beautiful and unique temple complex located in Central Java, Indonesia. The temple consists of two main temples, Pura Penataran Agung and Pura Batur, which are connected by a series of smaller temples and shrines.

Plaosan Temple was built in the 9th century by the Mataram Kingdom, and is one of the best-preserved temple complexes from this period.

The complex is located on a hill, surrounded by rice fields and lush vegetation. The main temple is made of red brick, with intricate carvings and reliefs covering the walls. The smaller temples and shrines are made of white stone, and decorated with beautiful mosaics.

Plaosan Temple is a popular tourist destination, as it offers a unique view of Indonesia's rich history and culture. Visitors can explore the temples at their own pace, or take a guided tour available from the nearby city of Yogyakarta.

Plaosan Temple /
Plaosan Temple / raden haryada
Plaosan Temple, still well preserved /
Plaosan Temple, still well preserved / Peter Andrist

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