Borobudur

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Borobudur
Borobudur Temple.jpg
Borobudur, a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Borobudur is locatit in Java
Borobudur
Location within Java
General information
Airchitectural style stupa an candi
Toun or ceety near Magelang, Central Java
Kintra Indonesie
Coordinates 7°36′29″S 110°12′14″E / 7.608°S 110.204°E / -7.608; 110.204Coordinates: 7°36′29″S 110°12′14″E / 7.608°S 110.204°E / -7.608; 110.204
Completit c. AD 825
Client Sailendra
Design an construction
Airchitect Gunadharma
Offeecial name Borobudur Temple Compounds
Teep Cultural
Criteria i, ii, vi
Designatit 1991 (15t session)
Reference no. 592
State Pairty Indonesie
Region Asie-Paceefic

Borobudur, or Barabudur (Indonesie: Candi Borobudur) is a 9t-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesie, as well as the warld's lairgest Buddhist temple,[1][2] an an aa ane o the greatest Buddhist monuments in the warld.[3] The temple conseests o nine stacked platforms, sax squerr an three circular, topped bi a central dome. The temple is decoratit wi 2,672 relief panels an 504 Buddha statues. The central dome is surroondit bi 72 Buddha statues, each seatit inside a perforatit stupa.[4]

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  1. "Largest Buddhist temple". Guinness World Records. Guinness World Records. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  2. Purnomo Siswoprasetjo (4 July 2012). "Guinness names Borobudur world's largest Buddha temple". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 5 November 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  3. "Borobudur Temple Compounds". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. UNESCO. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 
  4. Soekmono (1976), page 35–36.

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