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Candi Mendut (Temple)

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Jl. Magelang | Sumberrejo, Mendut 56501, Indonesia
+62 293 788564
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Go here at the crack of dawn, when it opens and people are yet to arrive. Absorb the quietness, its very soothing, very meditative. The bigger one is overwhelming in its size and precision and design. This one feels closer to divinity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shubha Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our small tour group visited Candi Mendut, an impressive small 9th century Buddhist temple that lines up with Borobudur and Candi Pawon. Next to the temple is the Mendut Monastery with beautiful statues of Buddha and Boddhisatvas. Several reflecting pools and beautiful courtyards. A great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Not far from Borobudur (about 3 km), you can find Mendut Temple. It is said that, among 3 temples (Borobudur, Mendut, Pawon), Mendut is the oldest one. Mendut is a Buddha temple. It has 3 big statues inside the temple. The Buddha is in sitting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank malachybrown
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Pretty small temple with a lot history inside. Its very cheap. We visited the monastery and its very beautiful inside. People usually skip this place because the size of the temple. But actually its worth visiting this place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Debora Vevilia L
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The Buddha statue is not sitting in a full lotus position, so it is quite different and unique. The guard let us came here after sunset and meditate when everybody has gone.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Inge S
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit combined with Borobudur. Surprised more people were not doing it. Small but really lovely away from the crowds. Next to it is a monastery which is great to see. We were able to watch a monk and nun ceremony when we...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 43tasneema
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Lovely temple to visit if you are visiting the others in the area. Very cheap to visit and worth spending an hour or so at.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 27 June 2018

On the way to Borobudur temple, I went to visit this this Buddhist temple. It was clean, quiet, peaceful, and beautiful. For those who loves to experience Buddhist activity, can join the night chanting at 7 pm, but for those who just want to enjoy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Cindy R
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This is a Buddhist temple around Borobudur. You can go there from Borobudur by delman. When Vesakh ceremony 2018, this temple was decorated with Vesakh atmosphere.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hui_xian30
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Not a huge temple by any means, but set in a nice large garden area with seating and shade from an old tree on the grounds. You can complete this tour in about 30 minutes. There are street vendors outside who are persistent in their...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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