Being the biggest Buddha Temple of the 19th century, the Borobudur Temple located in Magelang, and can be accessed from Solo.
The temple took about 75 years to be built completely, and centuries after that, the temple went underground due to the eruption of Merapi. Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles came across the temple in 1814 and it has been an iconic historical site ever since.
The temple dates back to about 1200 years, making the completion date somewhere in 825 AD.
Located in Magelang, this monument is about 2 hours away from Solo. If you are staying at a hotel in Solo Indonesia the likes of Alila Solo Hotel Indonesia, you can make a day trip out of this visit and enjoy the site in peace.
How to get there
You can take a bus or drive to Borobudur, most of the major towns and cities around the area have direct buses you can take to this temple.
When to go
The temple is open to visitors every day, from 6 am until 5 pm. If you are a tourist, the tickets are priced at $20 each for an adult and $10 each for a child who is 6 years old or younger.
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