Java temples

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Rediscovered in 1814, when an English soldier was on vacation to the plateau, the temple complex in Dieng Plateau is estimated to be built late in the 8th century until early in the 9th century, and considered as the oldest temples in Java.

Rediscovered in 1814, when an English soldier was on vacation to the plateau, the temple complex in Dieng Plateau is estimated to be built late in the 8th century until early in the 9th century, and considered as the oldest temples in Java.

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Bearing the name of the wisest figure in the realm of Wayang, Semar Temple stands on the opposite side of Arjuna Temple

Each of the temples is guarded by the relief of Kalamakara on top of the entrances. Not only that these eerie mystical figures are fascinating decorations, many also believe that they can serve to repel spiritual attack or evil purposes.

Each of the temples is guarded by the relief of Kalamakara on top of the entrances. Not only that these eerie mystical figures are fascinating decorations, many also believe that they can serve to repel spiritual attack or evil purposes.

While some of them may not be in perfect conditions anymore, these sculpture managed to survive the test of time since the ancient Javanese Kingdom.

While some of them may not be in perfect conditions anymore, these sculpture managed to survive the test of time since the ancient Javanese Kingdom.

Not much remains of the once powerful 13th century East Java kingdom of Singosari but this one exotic temple that stands at the town of Singosari, located south of Surabaya, the capital of East Java.

Not much remains of the once powerful 13th century East Java kingdom of Singosari but this one exotic temple that stands at the town of Singosari, located south of Surabaya, the capital of East Java.

Mendut Temple, Java, Indonesia

Mendut Temple, Java, Indonesia

Gedong Songo Temple is a Hindu temple built during the reign of Sanjaya Dynasti in 8th-9th century, located on the sloop of Mount Ungaran, Bandungan, Semarang Regency, Central Java, Indonesia.  (by ghknsg548)

Gedong Songo Temple is a Hindu temple built during the reign of Sanjaya Dynasti in 8th-9th century, located on the sloop of Mount Ungaran, Bandungan, Semarang Regency, Central Java, Indonesia. (by ghknsg548)

The Boko Temple, a Hindu temple in Yogyakarta, Java.

The Boko Temple, a Hindu temple in Yogyakarta, Java.

It's not in Egypt, nor Peru. It's Sukuh, a thousands year old temple in Central Java, Indonesia

It's not in Egypt, nor Peru. It's Sukuh, a thousands year old temple in Central Java, Indonesia

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