Borobudur: View from the top terrace at dawn

A view at dawn from the top terrace of Borobudur at Yogyakarta, Indonesia

View from the top terrace at dawn

View from the top terrace at dawn
The image shows a spectacular view at sunrise from the top terrace of Borobudur. A lot of tourists visit this monument just to view the sunrise from its top terraces.

Located about 30 miles northwest of Yogyakarta on the island of Java, Borobudur is the largest and one of the most fascinating Buddhist monuments in the world. It was built between 778 and 850 CE by the rulers of the Shylendra (Cailendra) dynasty, who were the followers of Mahayana Buddhism. According to an inscription, it was founded by King Samaratungga of the Shylendra dynasty.

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