Borobudur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
|Location||Magelang, Central Java|
|Built||Originally built in the 9th century during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty|
|Restored by||Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles|
|Criteria||i, ii, vi|
|Designated||1991 (15th session)|
|Part of||Borobudur Temple Compounds|
The temple has nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome. It is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. The central dome is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues, each seated inside a perforated Stupa.
References[change | change source]
- "Largest Buddhist temple". Guinness World Records. Guinness World Records. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- 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.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
- "Borobudur Temple Compounds". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. UNESCO. Retrieved 28 December 2008.