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Things You Should Do When Visiting Borobudur

There are many great temples that could be found in Indonesia. One of the most popular great temples in Indonesia is Borobudur. This temple even listed as one of the world heritage sites by UNESCO. If you want to visit Borobudur, here are some essential details about his place.

Borobudur Temple

Borobudur Temple

Location: Borobudur is located in Central Java. You could access this place from Yogyakarta or Magelang by using car, chartered transportation or even any available public transportation. You also could access it by using motorcycle if you like to.

Opening Day/Hour: The area opens daily from 06.00 AM to 17.00 PM. However, several travel agents might arrange tour that could be started at 04.30 AM. On several special occasions like Waisak celebration you might visit the site during the nighttime.

Entrance Fee: The entrance fee that you need to pay may vary. For non-Indonesians adult, you need to pay US$20 while for Indonesian adult you need to pay IDR 30,000. If you’re non-Indonesian and you’re registered student you only need to pay US$8 instead.

Street Direction to Location: If you came from Yogyakarta area, you could use 2B or 2A buses and change buses on Jombor terminal until you reached the site. You also could use personal or chartered car to access the site straight from Yogyakarta area. You just have to follow the main road to get to the site.

Do n Don’ts: When you’re on Borobudur, you could go to its top and watch the sunset from there. It’s very beautiful. Other interesting moment to be watched is Waisak celebration. If you visit the site on June, you could watch special performance which is called Mahakarya Borobudur. The most important thing to remember is tried to be as nice as possible to the local and do not being rude to them.