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The Prambanan temple. Java, Indonesia
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This little town's reputation is built upon its immense 9C Hindu temple, a wonder of Indo-Javanese art which has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has also, unfortunately, become better known for the earthquake that seriously damaged it in 2006. The site is now open again, but still undergoing restoration. It seems it is destined to be constantly "reinvented": since being initially discovered by chance in the 1930s by a peasant digging in the area, it has not yet undergone any thorough archaeological excavation.

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  • Candi Siva Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

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    Incontestably the most beautiful and refined of the Prambanan temples, Candi Siva (47m high) boasts panel after panel of bas-reliefs, each more exquisite than the last. Note the typical motifs of lions and the tree of life mixed with half-man, half-b..

  • The various temples are spread about the huge quadrilateral divided into three concentric courtyards. In the centre stands the most sacred, domain of the main temples, dedicated to the Trimurti Trinity: around Candi Siva, the highest and holiest, sta..

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