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Native name
Javanese: ꦥꦮꦺꦴꦤ꧀
LocationMagelang, Central Java
Coordinates7°36′22″S 110°13′10″E / 7.60616°S 110.219522°E / -7.60616; 110.219522
BuiltOriginally built in the 9th century during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty
Restored bySir Thomas Stamford Raffles
Criteriai, ii, vi
Designated1991 (15th session)
Part ofBorobudur Temple Compounds
Reference no.592
State Party Indonesia
RegionSoutheast Asia
Pawon is located in Java
Location within Java
Pawon is located in Indonesia
Pawon (Indonesia)

Pawon (Indonesian: Candi Pawon) is a Buddhist temple built in the 8 to 9-centuries during Sailendra dynasty and located 1.75 km east of Borobudur temple in Java, Indonesia. Candi Pawon, Candi Mendut and candi Borobudur form a straight line geographically to symbolize binding unity of Buddhist temples during its ritual ceremonies.[1]

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  1. J. L. Moens (1951). "Barabudur, Mendut en Pawon en hun onderlinge samenhang (Barabudur, Mendut and Pawon and their mutual relationship)" (PDF). Tijdschrift voor de Indische Taai-, Land- en Volkenkunde. Het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen: 326–386. Archived from the original (PDF) on August 10, 2007. Retrieved March 8, 2022. trans. by Mark Long