Temple Tours in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Explore Borobudur Temple Tours from St. John’s is a vacation trip that plans to visit Heritage buildings which is a place of worship in Yogyakarta Indonesia. Usually the temples is a means of religion of Hinduism or Buddhism. Almost all of these sites are Buddhist and Hindu. Because, in old Mataram kingdom, religion that exists at that time there were just two religions.
Yogyakarta or Yogya is a Indonesian special region with a strong cultural society. This city, until now remains the focal point of Javanese civilization. The establishment of old Mataram dynasty in the 8th century significantly affects on the development of Javanese culture. Those cultures invents sites of worship, like temples and palaces. The influence of Hinduism culture can be recognizes on the buildings of historical relics which left mainly in a temple.
Borobudur Temple Tours.
When you type “Yogyakarta” in Google search, the image page one that appears is Borobudur temple. Because this place is one of the World Heritage symbols. Borobudur becomes the oldest Buddhist temple, where as it has been creates long before Angkor Wat sanctuaries in Cambodia. This temple was designed specifically in the age around 750-800 AD. Archaeologist says, Borobudur Temple was builds during the reign of The Syailendra dynasty.
Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple on the planet. Tourists can enter and studying about this temple from the information on the reliefs as seen on the temple walls. The Relief lectured the things which happened in ancient times.
There is a wonderful momentum you must see. Where it is happens in Borobudur temple, When the sun rises and sinks. This astonishing moment occurs in twice times a day. That’s why foreigners go to Borobudur not just a day. Most of them stay here in the early morning. They want to captured the wonderful momentum between temples silhouette. In our opinion, Borobudur’s Sunrise and Sunset events, is an undeniable moments to enjoy.
Explore Borobudur Temple Tours from St. John’s : VW Tours in Borobudur.
Volkswagen Borobudur Tour is a Trip that is held with a tourist destination in Magelang, Central Java. You will be taken around the Borobudur’s zone by riding the VW Convertible. This Tour will bring you a time to visit Borobudur Temple, Badhek Coffee Lounge, Camera House, Mendut Temple and Chicken Church. You just have to enjoy the VW with the hood that simply be opened and closed manually, to clearly viewing the landscape around Borobudur Temple.
This car is classy, for those of you who had been young in the 70-80’s decade, will surely know this car we’re commonly use. The car is a cabriolet system. A mechanism to opening the hood of the car.
Other Temple Tours.
Next, you will discover another temple that was no less astonishing, named Prambanan Temple. Located on the border of Central Java region and Yogyakarta Province. As a sanctuary complex, Prambanan was too beautiful to be precluded when you get there. You will see that Prambanan Temple was the main unit of several structures around the complex.
This temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Prambanan is the biggest Hindu temple in the archipelago and one of the most beautiful temples in Asia. The architecture is tall and slim, according to the structural Hindu temple in common. With Shiva Temple as the core unit that has a height of up to 47 meters. Prambanan also has reliefs of Ramayana stories. Archaeologists said, the relief we’re connected to the story of Ramayana.
The stage of the show’s positions were opposite from the temple, in the western section of the river with the background of The sanctuary. This Ramayana Ballet is a cultural dance of The Javanese palace. Normally the dance are performs just inside the palace. But now, The performances can also be performs out of the palace. One of the choosing place was in the Prambanan temple. The dance held in front of the temple as a methods of enlarging the tourist occupancy to Indonesia..
Originally the performance was still using the title Ramayana Ballet, but the term was replacing to Sendratari Ramayana until now. Ramayana Ballet is normally performs at night on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Show begins at 19.30–21.30.
Ratu Boko Temple
Another temple that is great is the complex of Ratuboko temple. The Grand Temple was formerly the residential of Queen Boko. Kraton Ratu Boko has been used as a palace from the 8th era by Rakai Panangkaran, before Borobudur and Prambanan temple was built. Although it is name as a temple, this complex is not a worship site like Prambanan or Borobudur. There are structures like gate, bathing place, pond, shelter, Pendopo, and fortress walls which usually found in the design of a palace in general.
The archaeological site is approximately 25 hectares and located at heights of about 195 meters from the sea level. The position of Ratu Boko Palace complex we’re upper the hills makes us questioning. How was the methods of creating the sites and the irrigation systems for the pool. Surely at the time, there is no heavy device such as tractors.
In this temple complex there are 2 caves, named Lanang and Wadon Cave. Inside the caves appears to be a relief of women genital symbols (Yoni symbol) above the entrance. those caves usually to be uses as rides for meditation. The palace complex is very spacious with green and beautiful areas.
Other Small Temples
In Yogyakarta Indonesia there are some sites that are relics of old Mataram kingdom. Some famous named Sambisari and Ijo Temple, or some rare sounds such as Abang Temple, Barong, Gebang, Kalasan, Sari, Plaosan, and Banyunibo.
The Sambisari Temple located near Prambanan. The temple has a very beautiful contour location. Ijo temple is also good for visits, the location of this sites is the tallest among all the temples in Yogyakarta. The height is almost 390 meters above sea level. In there you can see Yogyakarta’s landscape from the post on the hill. Green Grass also fully covers the complex, giving an elegance feels of the temple.
There are numerous different temples that you can visit when visiting Yogyakarta Indonesia. And fortunately, most of these temples are spotted in the eastern part of the city, not scattering. So the voyagers can visit one to another without spending a lot of time.
Indeed there are some temples that are infamous and relatively less visitors. For instance, You may go to Kalasan, Abang or Barong temple, which is closes to Ratu Boko. The temple has a relatively small tourist visitors if compare to the Borobudur or Prambanan.
Benefits of Explore Borobudur Temple Tours from St. John’s
By visiting the temple tour to Yogyakarta Indonesia, you will be invite in to fly into the ancient life through reliefs in the temple walls. Some also giving clues about the philosophy of Lingga and Yoni as the main essence of life.
In addition to being a place for worship, the temple complex somehow has a mystical divine of the past that you can explores as a meaningful inner experience of life. If you are an individual who is have interest in culture, archaeology, history, and philosophy, You will be very happy to see these sites which has many puzzle of life that you can imagine within the symbols that shows in the forms, structures, and reliefs of the temple.
Ready to Explore Borobudur Temple Tours from St. John’s
Interested in going the Temple tour in Yogyakarta Indonesia? Contact us via WA for travel package offers. You can also undergo customized cultural tours. Going without us? Its O.K, You can go exploring yourself using the backpacker way. To go to one or two of these sites, it only needs a day. The expenses spent on this temple tours will not drain your wallets. We guarantee about it.
Entrance Fee, a la carte :
- Borobudur : $25
- Borobudur Volkswagen Tours : $35
- Prambanan : $25
- Ramayana Ballet : $9-30
- Ratuboko : $25
- Other Temples : Approximately each at $0.35-0.50
Explore Borobudur Temple Tours from St. John’s – Get Our Tour Services :
We will guide you there safe and sound for only $125 for 1 person with all the benefit :
- Sunrise at Borobudur.
- Enjoy Borobudur Temple.
- The Prambanan Temple.
- Sunset at Ratuboko Palace.
- All Entrance Fee, Drivers, Car & Petrol, Parking Fee.
- 15-16 hours journey.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Free Pick up and drop to Airport or Hotels.
- No additional cost.
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