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Panataran Temple Compound in Blitar Regency, Indonesia

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Blitar is a landlock megalopolis located in East Java, Indonesia; about 73 kilometers from the City of Malang. From Jakarta, I flew to Malang for a weekday work-related exercise. Since no work during the weekend, so I had an opening to explore some sightseer lodestones in Malang and I ended up at the Coban Rondo Cataracts.

Borobudur Temple in Jogja Region, the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World?

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Borobudur is a 7th-century Buddhist temple compound located in the lush green forest of Kecamatan Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.  It was and the largest Buddhist temple in the world built in the 8th and 9th AD during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty.  I was given a break to visit one of the most celebrated temples in the world in 2018 - The Borobudur Buddhist temple; one of the so-called 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. One weekend, my itinerary is to explore the astonishing attraction in Yogyakarta known not only in Indonesia but also in the world. 

The 8th century Hindu Temple of Prambanan, the 2nd largest in Southeast Asia?

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Prambanan is the biggest Hindu Temple compound in Indonesia built in the ninth century and the second largest in Southeast Asia next to Anchor Wat in Cambodia. Located 17 kilometers from the northeast of Yogyakarta city, this temple was constructed during the ancient Mataram kingdom started by Rakai Pikatan in the mid-9th-century, expanded continuously by King Lokapala and  Balitung Maha Sambu, the Sanjaya king of the Mataram Kingdom

Things to Do, Places to visit in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

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Yogyakarta is situated in the seismic part of Java Island,  about 560 kilometers away from Indonesia's capital - Jakarta with a population of more than 422 thousand inhabitants.  Currently , Yogyakarta Special Region is divided into four Regencies  (Kuon Progo, Sleman, Bantul, Gunugkidul)  and the capital city of Yogyakarta and the only city in Indonesia still ruled by the Sultan.

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