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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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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