Borobudur Temple was built during the golden age of Syailendra Dynasty,
sometime in the beginning of the 8th century.The word Borobudur is believed
to mean monastery on a hill. It is derived from the words baram and buduhur.
Bara is from Sangskrit word Vihara meaning a complex of temples monasteries
or dormitories, Beduhur is a old Javanese word meaning above. Borobudur
Temple was built on a small hill in the Kedu Basin, a rich, fertile valley
surrounded by the spectacular volcanoes. To the East lies Merapi and
Merbabu and to the North lies Sumbing and Sindoro. The usual jagged Menoreh
Hills encircle the temple to South and West. The temple is also located
near the meeting place of two rivers, the Elo and the Progo, these rivers
are believed to be symbolic of Gangga and Yamuna, two rivers feeding the
Indus valley in India. We get a sense of the grandness of the landscape
when we rise to final terrace of the monument which opens up into 360
degrees view of the magnificent valley.
Yogyakarta's Sultan's Palace or Kraton, with its grand and elegant Javanese
architecture, lay in the center of the city. It was founded by Pangeran
Mangkubumi I. He choose the right for the site of the building, right
between Winongo River and Code River a swamp area that dried up then.
The Sultan's Palace stretches from the north to south. the front yard
of the Sultan Palace is called Allun-Allun Utara (North Square) and the
back yard called Allun-Allun Selatan (South Square). The design of this
historical building demonstrates that the Palace, the obelisk (the Tugu,
the column) and the mount Merapi positioned in one line. It is believed
that the axis is blessed. In the-old times Sri Sultan is used to concentrated
his mind long this axis before leading meeting, making decision or giving
order to his people.
The Hindu temple Prambanan this magnificent Shiva temple derives it name
from the village where it is located. Locally known as the Loro Jonggrang
Temple, or the temple of the "Slender Virgin", it is the biggest
and most beautiful Hindu temple in Indonesia. Seventeen kilometers east
of Yogyakarta, it is believed to have been built by King Balitung Maha
Sambu in the middle of the ninth century. Its parapets are a domed with
a bas-relief depicting the famous Ramayana Story. The first open air theater
on the southern side of the temples was built in 1960 and the new on the
western side of the temple in 1988. During full moon evenings in the month
from May to October, the Ramayana ballet is performed right here. The
complex of Prambanan lies among green fields and villages. It has eight
shrines, of which the tree main ones are dedicated to Shiva, Visnu and
Brahma. The main temple of Shiva rises to a height of 130 feet and houses
the magnificent statue of Shiva's consort, Durga.
With this followed tour arrangements, You can enjoy the beauty of the
Borobudur Temple, Yogyakarta with Sultan palace, Prambanan Temple in one
day, with Itinerary as followed:
One Day Borobudur Sunrise Tour
is tour package to enjoy sunrise at top of Borobudur temple the biggest buddhist temple in early in morning , with Yogyakarta City tour to visit Sultan Palace, and Prambanan Temple the biggest Hindu Temple in one day tour only. Tour itinerary is as followed:
||Early in the morning, pick up from your
hotel in Jogjakarta and drive to the northwest of Jogja (about 42
kilometers) to Borobudur Temple and to climb up to top of the Borobudur
temple for welcoming the beautiful sunrise at 05.00 . After enjoy
the sunrise, exploring magnificent Borobudur stands on a hillock with
seven square terraces represent the steps of from the earthly realm
to the nirvana at the three circular terraces to the biggest mother
stupa at top. Thousand reliefs panels here depict the birth, enlightenment,
the death Buddha and the journey of Boddhisatwas
|| Back to your hotel Jogjakarta for breakfast.
After take a rest and breakfast.
||check out time from Hotel and than drive
to Yogyakarta to explore the city with visit Kraton Yogyakarta, Batik
Home Industry and Silversmith Industry with their processing and collection
and stop to local restaurant for having Indonesian lunch.
|| drive to visit Prambanan Temples the most
beautiful complex of Hindu temple in Indonesia, compound by 3 main
temples dedicated for the gods of Brama, Syiwa, and Vishnu, in the
main level where sixteen temples stand majestically here. Spend the
rest of your time by walking around the complex. Sequel relief panels
of Ramayana epic on carved on the temples’ wall will be another alternative
way to find out how skillfully the builders of the temples had been.
||Than terminated the tour to Adisucipto
Yogyakarta Airport for flight home.
Tour Package Inclusions:
1. Transport with private coach with air conditioned
2. Entrances fees
3. English speaking Tour guide or on languages requested
4. Mineral Water bottled
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