Indonesia - Borobudur Temple Compounds

"This famous Buddhist temple, dating from the 8th and 9th centuries, is located in central Java. It was built in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric square terraces, the trunk of a cone with three circular platforms and, at the top, a monumental stupa. The walls and balustrades are decorated with fine low reliefs, covering a total surface area of 2,500 m2. Around the circular platforms are 72 openwork stupas, each containing a statue of the Buddha. The monument was restored with UNESCO's help in the 1970s." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Nice Borobodur postcard. Thanks to Matthew of Malaysia.





Postcard 2
Borobodur with nice stamps including bass relief of Borobodur. Thanks to Shinta of Indonesia.







Postcard 3
Borobodur Temple is a 9th century Buddhist monument. Thanks to YL.









Postcard 4
A Borobodur postcard with a nice Borobudur stamp used. Thanks to Shinta of Java, Indonesia.





Postcard 5
I visited and climbed to the top of Borobudur. It is beautiful to see the serene plain of rice fields and the active volcanoes in the distance. I bought this and the next postcard for my collection when I was in Borobudur, Java.




Postcard 6
Another Borobudur postcard showing the intricate carvings. I bought this postcard in Indonesia.

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