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The magnificent Borobudur Temple

Posted On : 30 November 2012
Categories : Travelings - Culture and Heritage - Sightseeing

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High on a mountain in central Java, Borobudur Temple rises up towards the sky. In Buddhist belief, the closer you are to Heaven, the closer you are to the gods. And as you climb the steps of the temple, the jungle landscape of Indonesia revealing itself in every direction, you can understand how the people who built this masterpiece felt more connected to the ethereal than the earthly. Borobudur was built in the eighth and ninth centuries but, at some point in...

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