Borobudur is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist Temple. It located in Magelang, Central Java, one and a half hours away from Tembi, Jogjakarta by car. Approximately 50 kilometers northwest of Jogjakarta.
Borobudur is the world’s largest Buddhist temple as well as one of the greatest Buddhist monuments in the world. Built the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty, the temple was designed in Javanese Buddhist architecture, which blends the Indonesian indigenous cult of ancestor worship and the Buddhist concept of attaining Nirvana. At that time was still thick with the Indonesian Buddhist culture in some of the kingdom. Borobudur is one of the acculturation of Buddhist culture and Javanese culture which describe the majesty of the gods in it. Borobudur temple become a world heritage site UNESCO.
Sunrise tour is the best option to go there when the air is fresh and full of birdsong. As the mist begins to lift, the sun scales the surrounding volcanoes and terraced fields, and highlights the stone reliefs and the many faces of Buddha. Glimpsing Borobudur is a deeply felt emotional experience and peaceful enlightenment.
Leaving Yabbiekayu at 3:30am
05:00 – Borobudur Sunrise
09:00 – Mount Merapi
12:00 – Lunch
13:00 – Prambanan temple
14:30 – Back to Yabbiekayu