Prambanan

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Prambanan
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Prambanan temple complex
Teep Hindu temple
Location Central Java, Indonesie
Coordinates 7°45′8″S 110°29′30″E / 7.75222°S 110.49167°E / -7.75222; 110.49167Coordinates: 7°45′8″S 110°29′30″E / 7.75222°S 110.49167°E / -7.75222; 110.49167
Built 9th century
Offeecial name: Prambanan Temple Compoonds
Teep Cultural
Criterie i, iv
Designatit 1991 (15t session)
Reference no. 642
Region Asie-Paceefic

Candi Prambanan or Candi Rara Jonggrang is a 9t-century Hindu temple compoond in Central Java, Indonesie, dedicatit tae the Trimurti, the expression o God as the Creator (Brahma), the Preserver (Vishnu) an the Destroyer (Shiva). The temple compoond is locatit approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) northeast o the ceety o Yogyakarta on the boondary atween Central Java an Yogyakarta provinces.[1]

The temple compoond, a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid, is the lairgest Hindu temple steid in Indonesie, an ane o the biggest in Sootheast Asie. It is chairacterised bi its taw an pyntit architectur, teepical o Hindu airchitectur, an bi the tourin 47-metre-high (154 ft) central biggin inside a lairge complex o indiveedual temples.[2] Prambanan attracts many visitors from around the world.[3][4]

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