~ JOGYA + BOROBUDUR & PRAMBANAN TOUR
Arrive at Adisucipto International Airport of Jogjakarta, Meet and greet our guide then direct for full day tour, with visit Borobudur Temple. Borobudur is the name of a Buddhist temple located at Magelang, Central of Java. The location of the temple is approximately 100 km to the southwest, Semarang and 40 km northwest of Yogyakarta. This temple was founded by the Mahayana Buddhists around the year 800 AD the dynasty during the reign of Syailendra., next visit Mendut Temple located is 3 kilometers eastward from Borobudur Temple. It is a Buddhist temple, built in 824 A.D. by King Indera of Cailendra dynasty. There are three big statues inside, they are:
Cakyamuni sitting in cross legged pose with dharma cakra mudra (= turning the wheel of dharma hand pose) Awalokiteswara, a bodhi satwa as human being helper. Awalokiteswara is a statue with Amitabha on her crown, Vajrapani. She is holding a red lotus and put on her palm. Maitreya, a savior of human beings in the future. Continue visit to Pawon temple located 1,5 Km westward from Mendut Temple and eastward from Borobudur Temple, it is also a Buddhist temple. When appreciating in detail, its sculpture is the beginning of Borobudur sculpture.
Pawon Temple is not a grave but as a place to keep King Indra's weapon namely Vajranala. This temple was built with volcanic stones. Architecturally it is a blend of old Javanese Hindu and Indian art. Pawon temple is exactly in the central point of the straight line stretched from Borobudur to Mendut Temple. , Continue to Prambanan temple is extraordinarily beautiful building constructed in the 10th century during the reigns of two kings namely Rakai Pikatan and Rakai Balitung.
The Prambanan temple build in the 9th century Hindu temple compound in located approximately 18 km east of Yogyakarta city on the boundary between Yogyakarta and Central Java province, dedicated to Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Sustainer (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). The Prambanan temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, currently is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, and is one of the largest Hindu temples in south-east Asia. It is character by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the towering 47m high central building inside a large complex of individual temples and the area that now functions as beautiful park.
~ CITY TOUR + SULTAN PALACE & SHOPPING + TRANSFER AIRPORT
Proceed for Jogyakarta the former capital of Indonesia, which includes visit to Sultan Palace (Kraton) dating back to the 17th century. Also admire the famous traditional handicraft works of Batik and Silver Factory at Kotagede. Continue to Kasongan ( Gerabah from clay soil ), Parangtritis . Parangtritis is a beach full of myths, which is believed to be the manifestation of the unity among Merapi Mountain, Yogyakarta Kingdom, and Parangtritis Beach. The legend tells that Panembahan Senopati and Sunan Kalijaga once met in this place after completing their meditation. Panembahan Senopati was reminded of being a humble ruler despite his supernatural powers
Transfer to the Airport for your next destination.