Plaosan Temple

Plaosan Temple, Yogyakarta Region

Plaosan Temple
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Ancient Ruins • Points of Interest & Landmarks • Religious Sites
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Samuel Pasaribu
Bekasi, Indonesia2,078 contributions
Beautiful Temple
Oct 2020
This is a Buddhist temple. The location is near Prambanan Temple. Although less famous than Prambanan and Sewu but this temple has its own charisma with colorful sky at the background.
They put big blue trash bin at the corner of the temple near entrance. This was really disturb the view. They should move that trash bin.
Written 3 November 2020
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Malkisedik Yahya
Raa Atoll112 contributions
Coffee on the Bus trip to Plaosan
Jul 2020 • Family
It was just awesome,arrived in the sunset time was perfect for the family...
My nieces also more than happy to see the temples, unfortunately we cannot enter the temple, but that's not a big deal because we can enjoy from outside also...

Hopefully covid19 soon going so we can enjoy the temples properly, and for sure we will come back again.
Written 17 August 2020
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The_Traveler010710
Shah Alam, Malaysia2,121 contributions
Twin Hindu Temple with Buddhism Influence
Jan 2020 • Family
This temple located not far from Prambanan Temple. It was a twin Hindu temple with Buddhism influence. This place is less crowded compare to Prambanan Temple and smaller too.
Written 31 January 2020
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Yoke_Ming
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia244 contributions
Fantastic and wonderful temple with many fine sculptures on the wall
Oct 2019
This place is quiet and less visitors. It was well maintained and clean. Free admission but have to registered at the entrance. The twin temples that representing the love of the King and Queen are wonderful.
Written 12 November 2019
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Rofinus EL
Jakarta, Indonesia196 contributions
Plaosan Twin Temple
Oct 2018
Plaosan Temple was built by Sri Kahulunnan or Pramodhawardhani, the daughter of Samaratungga, a descendant of the Sailendra Dynasty. Plaosan Complex consists of Plaosan Lor and Plaosan Kidul or North Plaosan Temple and South Plaosan Temple. Both temples have a square terrace surrounded by a wall, a medicine box for meditation in the west and a dome on the other side. The appearance of the two temples from a distance can be seen from a distance so it is called a twin temple.
Written 27 September 2019
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Henri D
Ede, The Netherlands1,270 contributions
Beautiful but also a construction side
Sep 2019 • Couples
Hardly known to tourists (except the ones that take a bike tour trough the rice paddies). You come across the plaosan temple complex. 2 relatively small temples but highly decorated with beautiful reliefs. Too bad a lot of the complex is still suffering from past earthquakes and need extensive reconstruction (ongoing as we speak)
Written 11 September 2019
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Richard B
Edinburgh, UK3,844 contributions
Really Good
Sep 2019 • Couples
This is a really good temple to visit. Situated outside the Prambanan complex and roughly a kilometer in distance from Sewu Temple.

Plaosan offers visitors a temple sight that is virtually free of visitors. Therefore, an opportunity to see the area and take photographs of the area without other people in the photos.

The temple is a 'donation' entry fee. 20000 IDR or so seemed okay. So, if you need to see a little more of the surrounding historic sites then visit Plaosan. The temple has a lot to see and is a moderate size.
Written 6 September 2019
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Jay H
15 contributions
Beautiful, quiet and picturesque
Jul 2019
Beautiful temple filled with genuine history, no gimmicks and completely natural. Very small entry fee (especially when compared to some other bigger names!) and lovely friendly staff greeting you on the way in just adds to the beauty of this temple. Great site to get lost in and not very busy so you can take your time! Great for pics here too!
Written 14 August 2019
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RomyC
Brisbane, Australia279 contributions
Amazing historical and spiritual site
Jul 2019 • Business
Worth the trip - incredible to think when this was built. Small entry fee. Very photogenic. Small markets close by offering nice assortment of local handicrafts.
Written 5 August 2019
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TonyTiger19
Montreal, Canada630 contributions
Worth to see
Jul 2019 • Couples
We had a good time visitng this temple with our guide. I reccomend you hire a guide for information.
Written 3 August 2019
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