Borobudur: A Buddha statue on the top terrace

A Buddha statue on the top terrace of Borobudur in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

A Buddha statue on the top terrace

A Buddha statue on the top terrace of Borobudur
The image shows a statue of Buddha situated on the top terrace of Borobudur located about 30 miles northwest of Yogyakarta on the island of Java in Indonesia. Borobudur is the largest and one of the most fascinating Buddhist monuments in the world.

This picture was taken at sunrise. A lot of tourists visit this monument just to view the sunrise from Borobudur‘s 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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