is a Hindu – Buddhist temple. it was
built in the ninth century under
Sailendra dynasty, the ancient Mataram kingdom.
Borobudur is located in Magelang, Central Java,
Borobudur is well-known all over the world. many locals and foreign tourists come to visit the Borobudur temple. Its construction is influenced by the Gupta
architecture of India. The temple is constructed on a hill 46 m high and
consist of eight step like stone terrace. The first five terrace are square and
surrounded by walls adorned with Budist sculpture in bas-relief. The upper
three are circular. Each one of them is a circle of bell shape-stupa.
The entire adifice is crowned by a large stupa at the centre at the centre of
the top circle. The design of borobudur which symbolizes the structure of
universe influences temples at Angkor, Cambodia.
Borobudur temple which is rededicated as an Indonesian monument in 1983 is a
valuable treasure for Indonesian people. They are maintaining and caring for
the state of the Borobudur temple.