Borobudur Photos

Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia, found on the Island of Java (Jawa) Indonesia east of Joyakarta. Built circa 800, it was abandoned & not rediscovered until the 19th century. It is UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Lawu Volcano in distance on the island of Java seen against Borobudur stupas. Indonesia.Overview of terraced steps of Borobudur , a Buddhist temple with 2 million cubic feet of stone. Indonesia.Carvings on Borobudur are earthly below & heavenly at higher levels. Indonesia.Arrangement of carvings on Borobudur with elaborate steps. Indonesia.
Lawu Volcano in distance on the island of Java seen against Borobudur stupas. Indonesia.Overview of terraced steps of Borobudur (c 800), a Buddhist temple with 2 million cubic feet of stone. Indonesia.Carvings on Borobudur are earthly below & heavenly at higher levels. Indonesia.Arrangement of carvings on Borobudur with elaborate steps. Indonesia.
Railings on steps carved with mythical beasts at Borobudur. Indonesia.Toothed Indonesian-style mask guards a Buddha at Borobudur. Indonesia.Carved stone relief of archer surrounded by praying men at Borobudur. Indonesia.Carved stone relief of elephant & attendants at Borobudur. Indonesia.
Railings on steps carved with mythical beasts at Borobudur. Indonesia.Toothed Indonesian-style mask guards a Buddha at Borobudur. Indonesia.Carved stone relief of archer surrounded by praying men at Borobudur. Indonesia.Carved stone relief of elephant & attendants at Borobudur. Indonesia.
Major closed central stupa on top of Borobudur. Indonesia.Visitors try to touch Buddha covered by stone lacework stupa at Borobudur. Indonesia.

Major closed central stupa on top of Borobudur. Indonesia.Visitors try to touch Buddha covered by stone lacework stupa at Borobudur. Indonesia.


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