Candi Prambanan

Prambanan Temple or Temple Rara Jonggrang is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia, which was built in the 9th century BC. This temple is dedicated to Trimurti, three main Hindu gods Brahma as the creator god, Vishnu as the preserver god, and Shiva as the god of destruction. Based Shivagrha inscription original name of this temple complex is Siwagrha (Sanskrit means: 'House of Shiva'), and indeed in garbagriha (The main hall) This temple sits a statue of Shiva Mahadeva three meters high which shows that in this temple of Lord Shiva is preferred.

The temple is situated in the village of Prambanan, Java, approximately 20 kilometers east of Yogyakarta, 40 kilometers west of Surakarta and 120 kilometers south of Semarang, exactly on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta. Rara Jonggrang temple Prambanan village located in the territory divided between Sleman and Klaten.

This temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site including, the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, once one of the most beautiful temples in Southeast Asia. The architecture of the building is tall and slender shaped according to the Hindu architecture in general with the Shiva temple as the main temple has a height reached 47 meters in the center of the complex cluster of towering temples smaller. As one of the grandest temples in Southeast Asia, Prambanan temple is the main attraction of tourist arrivals from all over the world.

According Shivagrha inscription, This temple was built around the year 850 BC by the Rakai lure, and continue to be developed and expanded by Balitung Maha Sambu, in the kingdom of Mataram Terla.

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