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Prambanan Temple

Like Borobudur, Prambanan temple is also a big temple in Indonesia. The existence of this temple is also well known in the world. If the temple of Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in Indonesia, Prambanan is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia.

Located approximately 20 kilometers from Yogyakarta, 40 km from Surakarta / Solo and 120 km from Semarang,  the temples of Prambanan makes easily accessible from major cities such. 

Prambanan temple was built by Rakai Pikatan, the second king of Mataram dynasty I but there is a legend in its development that characterizes the existence of this temple is a legend among Bondowoso and Roro Jongrang. 

In Story, a man named Bandung Bondowoso loved Roro Jonggrang. Because of his love, Jonggrang asked Bondowoso make 1000 temples with statues in one night. The request was nearly fulfilled when Jonggrang asked the villagers to pound rice and to make a big fire that created an atmosphere like the morning. New Bondowoso can make the 999 statues cursed Jonggrang into the statue-1000 because he felt cheated. 

Prambanan temple complex consists of the main temple of Shiva Temple (center), Candi Brahma (south), the Vishnu temple (north). The temple is located in front of spacecraft (vehicle) as a vehicle Trimurti; Temple Space is the vehicle of Brahma (God of Guardians), Candi Nandi (Ox) is the vehicle of Shiva (Destroyer Gods) and the Temple of Garuda is the vehicle of Vishnu (God the Creator). 

If you visit the temples of Prambanan you will be able to enjoy a variety of reliefs where one of the relief to tell the story of Ramayana. 
Ramayana story is often visualized in sendra dance held in the courtyard of the temple of Prambanan. 

The beauty of Prambanan will be more prominent when the night before. With the right lighting system, looks more majestic Prambanan temple at night

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