Yogjakarta Java Indonesia

My trip to Indonesia brought me to Yogyakarta on the Island of Java.
I stayed in the centre of Jogya as it is called by the locals, on Malioborostreet.
It’s a long street and it’s the mainstreet with lot of little shops were souvenirs and t-shirts are sold at cheap prices. There is also the Malioboro mall where you have several eating places and a supermarket.
The Temples that was the main reason why I came to Jogya, to see the largest Buddhist Temple on earth “Borobudur” and “Prambanan” the largest Hindu Temple in Indonesia and Unesco World Heritage site. I also visited a smaller temple, the Candi Mendut temple which was again a Buddist temple but the big Banyan tree standing next to it was more impressive.

Other news from when I was in Java :

Mount Raung volcano has been spewing ash in the air and several airports on the Java Island aswell as neighbouring Island Bali were closed. The Yogyakarta airport stayed open and I was lucky I got out of there at time cause my next destination would be Singapore and I didn’t want to miss out on Singapore.

Borobudur Temple entrance

Borobudur Temple entrance

nice carvings on the first level

nice carvings on the first level

going to the next level

going to the next level

view over the rainforest from Borobudur temple

view over the rainforest from Borobudur temple

Borobudur Buddha

Borobudur Buddha

the stuppa

the stupa

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more budda's

more buddha’s

view on Merapi Volcano

view on Merapi Volcano

Buddist Candi Temple

Buddhist Candi Mendut Temple

Banyan tree next to Candi Mendut temple

Banyan tree next to Candi Mendut temple

Hindu temple of Prambanan

Hindu temple of Prambanan

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