Prambanan Temple, The Grandeur of The World Heritage Site. Indonesia has a lot of cultural heritage, in part of the cultural heritage that has worldwide or have been known throughout the world. One among the world heritage site is the historic Borobudur and Prambanan temples. Prambanan temple is the largest Hindu temple in Southeast Asia. Prambanan temple is located not far away from the temple of Borobudur. This marks the inter-religious harmony.
Prambanan Temple, formerly known by the local communities with the name Roro Jonggrang, has a legend. Why named Roro Jonggrang? .. This name comes from the folklore that became legend. That long ago there was a young man who is very powerful and the powerful who want to marry a beautiful princess named Roro Jonggrang. The king who is also the father of the princess was forced to marry Bondowoso, Roro Jonggrang not love him but neither can resist. After going through the thought being that long, eventually he gave one condition to Bondowoso to build 1000 temples and promised to marry him if the terms it could be completed before dawn. Roro Jonggrang requested that the work is completed before the cock crowed that he thought was the impossible. But the magic Bondowoso nearly 999 temples can complete with the help of the jinn and strength. Roro Jonggrang also asked the women in the village to start hitting the rice to the chickens woke up and began to crow. Bondowoso very disappointed with the treatment Jonggrang Roro, and modify Roro Jonggrang into rock now known as Prambanan Temple, while the nearby temple called Sewu or Millennial temple.
Prambanan temple was built the 9th century, is dedicated to the God Shiva, the destroyer, and two at each side dedicated to the god Brahma, the creator god and the God Vishnu, the god of keepers. The temple is 47 meters high towering among other temples in the vicinity. Prambanan temple was rediscovered by a Dutch citizen named CA Lons in 1733 after neglected for hundreds of years. This temple has undergone restoration and is now known as the Prambanan Hindu temple in Indonesia’s most beautiful.
If the holiday season you visit Yogyakarta, then you can visit the tourist objects are numerous in Yogyakarta and surrounding areas. so it can be said if you visit Central Java or the city of Yogyakarta, then you can enjoy many tourist places. So that your trip will be completely filled by the activity of visiting tourist attractions. And time and distance that must be also be more efficient. One of them if you want to visit Borobudur temple, you can also visit the temple prambanan distance did not spend more than half a day. The beauty and complexity of the architecture of Prambanan as a very charming building menobatkannya as a world heritage site by UNESCO in 1991. Prambanan temple is always crowded by tourists each year. The tourists from various backgrounds, ranging from students who do study tours, domestic tourists and international tourists negara.Candi Prambanan also often used as a place of artistic and cultural performances. The uniqueness and beauty of Prambanan temple will always lure of all time. (source:wikipedia,Indonesia Travel)