Yogyakarta: Prambanan Temple Complex

Prambanan temple complex in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Prambanan temple complex in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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Prambanan temple complex
Prambanan is a massive Hindu temple complex (also known as Rara Jonggrang complex) situated 11 miles northeast of Yogyakarta in Indonesia. Built around 900 AD by the rulers of the Sanjaya dynasty of Mataram kingdom, this complex houses multiple temples dedicated to the gods, goddesses, and rishis (sages) of Hindu mythology.

The image shows the the six main temples dedicated to the Hindu trimurti (trinity), Shiva, Vishnu ,and Brahma and their respective Wahanas (vehicles) Nandi, Garuda and Angsa (Hamsa or Swan). The complex also includes temples for Goddess Saraswati and Rishi Agastya.

Visit: Prambanan

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