Sunrise Hunting Locations Around Borobudur
Hunting the most beautiful sunrise in Magelang
13 May 2022 · By Ivan Zulfikar

No trip to Magelang is complete without enjoying the beauty of the sunrise from the viewing tower. The beautiful natural panorama, interspersed with natural mountains, makes the area around Borobudur Temple very charming. Here are 5 places that can be an option to hunt Sunset around Borobudur Temple.

Borobudur Temple

Sunrise in Borobudur /
Sunrise in Borobudur / thousandwonders

Sunrise at Borobudur Temple certainly occupies the first position on this list, the scenery is very exotic.

But be prepared to spend quite a bit because the entrance ticket to Borobudur Sunrise starts from IDR 400,000 per person.

Punthuk Setumbu

Sunrise in Punthuk Setumbu /
Sunrise in Punthuk Setumbu / tanahnusantara

Located 3 km from the Borobudur Temple Gate is Punthuk Setumbu.

The road to this place can be reached by car to the gate. However, bus vehicles need to first coordinate with the tourist location coordinator.

From the gate, tourists need to hike 750 meters to the photo location.

Punthuk Mongkrong

Sunrise in Punthuk Mongkrong /
Sunrise in Punthuk Mongkrong / palingmales

Another beautiful Punthuk around Borobudur is Punthuk Mongkrong.

According to netizens, this place is a bit difficult to find the route through Google maps or signposts, so it is mandatory to ask when close to the location.

The road access can only be passed by motorbike and it takes 10 minutes to walk to the photo location.

Punthuk Kendil Kamal

Sunrise in Punthuk Kendil Kamal /
Sunrise in Punthuk Kendil Kamal / jadwaltravel

Same with Punthuk Mongkrong, this place can be an alternative for those looking for the sunrise.

The road access cannot be passed by car at this time. So be prepared to ride a motorbike to go here.

But the view is not inferior to other locations.

Limasan Hill

Sunrise at Limasan Hill /
Sunrise at Limasan Hill / Yudhi Pramono

The panorama from Bukit Limasan or Limasan Hill is different from Punthuk. Here you can see Borobudur Temple from above and Menoreh Hill. This place is more popular at 9AM and above.

The location is 6 km from the Borobudur Temple Gate and can be reached by car.

Besides sunrise, Bukit Limasan is famous for its flower gardens.

 

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