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Sukuh Temple (Javanese Pyramid) - East Java, Indonesia

Sukuh Temple (Javanese Pyramid) - East Java, Indonesia

Within a short drive of the Borobudur Buddhist shrine on Java lies the temple complex of Prambanan, among the best examples of Hindu art in Asia.

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Within a short drive of the Borobudur Buddhist shrine on Java lies the temple complex of Prambanan, among the best examples of Hindu art in Asia.

Photographer: Gunkarta Gunawan - KartapranataA giant Kala head on top of the door while the Makara projected on the side of the portal on south wall of Kalasan buddhist temple, display the aesthetics of ancient Java art. Kala-Makara is typical style of Hindu-Buddhist temple portals in Central Java circa 8th to 9th century.

Photographer: Gunkarta Gunawan - KartapranataA giant Kala head on top of the door while the Makara projected on the side of the portal on south wall of Kalasan buddhist temple, display the aesthetics of ancient Java art. Kala-Makara is typical style of Hindu-Buddhist temple portals in Central Java circa 8th to 9th century.

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JAVA  One of hundreds of beautifully preserved wall panels at Borobudur that tell the story of a Sudhana, a son of a wealthy merchant who travels the world in search of wisdom. Frequent eruptions from the nearby Merapi volcano often coat the reliefs with ash, but cleaning crews are quickly dispatched to keep damage to a minimum.

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JAVA One of hundreds of beautifully preserved wall panels at Borobudur that tell the story of a Sudhana, a son of a wealthy merchant who travels the world in search of wisdom. Frequent eruptions from the nearby Merapi volcano often coat the reliefs with ash, but cleaning crews are quickly dispatched to keep damage to a minimum.

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.

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.

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)

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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The temples on Dieng Plateau are monuments to some of the Javanese exalted Wayang characters namely:  Arjuna, Semar, Srikandi, Puntadewa, Sembadra, Bima, Dwarawati, and Gatotkaca.

The temples on Dieng Plateau are monuments to some of the Javanese exalted Wayang characters namely: Arjuna, Semar, Srikandi, Puntadewa, Sembadra, Bima, Dwarawati, and Gatotkaca.

Also known as The Temple of Kendedes, Singosari Temple was founded in honor to King Kertanegara, the last king of Singosari dynasty who died in 1292 AD.

Also known as The Temple of Kendedes, Singosari Temple was founded in honor to King Kertanegara, the last king of Singosari dynasty who died in 1292 AD.

The collection of small ancient temples set in the remarkable volcanic landscape of the Dieng Plateau, truly give the place its monumental name, Dieng or Dihyang which literally translates as ‘abode of the Gods’.

The collection of small ancient temples set in the remarkable volcanic landscape of the Dieng Plateau, truly give the place its monumental name, Dieng or Dihyang which literally translates as ‘abode of the Gods’.

North of the Puntadewa Temple, lies a remnant of what was once may have been another structure distinctively highlighted with its three round bowl-like stone structures.

North of the Puntadewa Temple, lies a remnant of what was once may have been another structure distinctively highlighted with its three round bowl-like stone structures.

Captivated by the splendor, a foreign tourist stands still in front of the Arjuna Temple.

Captivated by the splendor, a foreign tourist stands still in front of the Arjuna Temple.

At a corner of one of the temples, a unique carving bulging out of the structure and may have seems to be a kind of a shower. The features may indicate that at one time the temples compound of Dieng already had sophisticated plumbing system.

At a corner of one of the temples, a unique carving bulging out of the structure and may have seems to be a kind of a shower. The features may indicate that at one time the temples compound of Dieng already had sophisticated plumbing system.

The Kalamakara of Sembadra, an eerie mystical figure relief on top of the doorstep, guarded the entrance to Sembadra Temple.

The Kalamakara of Sembadra, an eerie mystical figure relief on top of the doorstep, guarded the entrance to Sembadra Temple.

One corner of the temple hold the mark of a restoration effort conducted in 1937.

One corner of the temple hold the mark of a restoration effort conducted in 1937.

Battered by changing seasons and geological processes, this particular sculpture still radiates mystical beauty.

Battered by changing seasons and geological processes, this particular sculpture still radiates mystical beauty.

Beyond the fascinating temple complex of Dieng, Mount Prahu stand gallantly with its peak piercing the clouds.

Beyond the fascinating temple complex of Dieng, Mount Prahu stand gallantly with its peak piercing the clouds.

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