Candi Prambanan is the second most important landmark in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. First, of course, is the majestic Borobudur Temple, although Candi Prambanan is bigger. (“Candi” is a term placed before the name of any ancient structure.) If you are not sure whether you should visit Yogyakarta alone or instead of Indonesia’s popular beach destination, Bali Island, here are some reasons why thousands of tourists have already come to see Candi Prambanan, located in the Prambanan plain between Yogyakarta and Central Java.
First, there is much history and culture surrounding Prambanan. If you are an enthusiast of history, archeology, architecture, Asian culture, mysterious structures, Eastern religions, temples or anything about Indonesia, then start packing your bags for Yogyakarta. [Read more…]