Tagged: Heritage Sites

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Pawon Temple

As part of the sacred ritual ceremony of Vesak, Buddhist pilgrims making a journey on foot from Mendut Temple to the colossal Borobudur Temple will pass a small yet gallant temple: the Temple of…

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Mendut Temple

The small Buddhist Mendut Temple in Central Java forms an inseparable part of a pilgrim’s progress to the mighty Borobudur temple. Serving as an introductory portal before ascending the Borobudur temple, Mendut has an…

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Lawang Sewu

Abandoned and antique buildings have a tendency to inspire stories. Legends, Myths, Haunted tales of the building's origin, its owners and builders. Indonesia as a whole is home to numerous historical and mystical buildings,…

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Sangiran

Have you ever wondered what humans looked like millions of years ago? Take a trip back in time and make the journey to Sangiran, home of the Java man to find out. The story of…

Singosari Temple, East Java 0

The ‘Unfinished’ of Singosari Temple

This temple is also known as Kendedes temple. It is a Hinduism-Buddhism temple built in 1300. Around the temple are two giant statues called Dwarapala, which are believed to be the guards of the…

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Benteng Heritage Museum

For those interested in the diaspora of the Chinese and how and when they settled in Indonesia should visit the small Benteng Heritage Museum in Tangerang, on the outskirts west of Jakarta. The Benteng…