Created 12-Jun-12
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Prambanan is a collection of massive Hindu temples (candi) built by the Mataram Kingdom ( 9th Century), rulers of central Java and defeaters of the Buddhist Sailendra Dynasty, who built Angkor Wat..The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, currently is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia, and is one of the largest Hindu temples in south-east Asia. It is characterised by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the towering 47m high central building inside a large complex of 247 temples. Borobudar ( sent earlier)is quite different in style with Hindu Prambanan being a collection of sharp, jaggedly sculpted towers in contrast to the vast horizontal bulk of Buddhist Borobudur.
Mt. Brromo Volcano that destroyed Prambanaan Vishnu ComplexPrambanaan- Vishnu Temple Complex'Young' historian lost in amazementThis reminds me of The Tanjore Temple complex of Raja raja Chola

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