Indonesia is looking to create 10 new Balis to boost tourism; Andrea Smith; Lonely Planet

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Not just Bali: Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites; Karin Laub & Niniek Karmini; Associated Press

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Borobudur and Prambanan: two Indonesian temples to rival Angkor Wat; Paul Kay; SCMP

Located near Yogyakarta, on the Indonesian island of Java, one is best viewed at sunrise, the other at sunset.

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Best of Indonesia; Tropical Sky

Book your dream tour on the Best of Indonesia, Indonesia, Far East & Asia and expect a warm welcome with Tropical Sky.

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ASEAN wants more World Heritage Sites; Liyana Hasnan; Asean Post

44 destinations were nominated for inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage list this year.

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The world’s largest Buddhist temple provides ‘special route’ to boost foreign tourists visit; Tia Ardha; SBS

Borobudur Temple Tourism Park in Indonesia prepares a special route to the temple listed in the UNESCO’s World Heritage sites for foreign tourists. General Manager of Borobudur Temple Tourism Park I Gusti Putu Ngurah Sedana said this special route is provided to give the best service for foreign tourists.

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Medieval Indonesia’s Buddhist Temple of Borobudur; James Blake Wiener; Brewminate

The Temple of Borobudur or sometimes “Barabudur” is a Mahayana Buddhist temple located close to Muntilan on the island of Java in Indonesia. Built during the rule of the Sailendra Dynasty…

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Central Java expects to attract 1.2 million foreign visitors in 2019; Jakarta Post

The provincial administration of Central Java has set a target of attracting 1.2 million foreign visitors in 2019.

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Yogyakarta Bucket List: Top 23 Best Things to do in Yogyakarta, Indonesia; Melo Villareal; Out of Town Blog

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Step Back in Time with These Top Shore EXCursions for the History Buff; Lauren M; Holland America

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The best landscapes in the world worth traveling for; Harper’s Bazaar

In our digitally-connected age, often the most powerful way to connect with a new environment is by putting your phone down and looking up (and out) at the wonders of the world…

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SUNRISE AT BOROBUDUR TEMPLE, “A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a Stunning Architectural Masterpiece”; Mervz; Pinoy Adventurista

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Hmmm does it really matter if Batu Caves has heritage status or not? We find out; Dhanhyaa; Cilisos

While the prettiness of Batu Caves’ new unicorn paint job is the talk of the town, the Batu Caves temple committee got themselves into a little trouble with the National Heritage Department (JWN) over the lack of permission sought for the upgrades made in conjunction with the former’s temple renewal process.

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The awe inspiring Borobudur Temple, the largest Buddhist temple in the world!; Nic Hilditch-Short; The Roaming Renegades

Heading to Yogyakarta the main attraction for us was just outside the city: The stunning Borobudur Temple, the UNESCO largest Buddhist temple in the world!

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How to Visit Borobudur; Eric Stoen; Travel Babbo

The Borobudur temple complex in Indonesia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, had been on my travel wish list for years, and it moved up a little on that list every time I saw posts from there on Instagram. But Indonesia is a large…

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Borobudur Temple – Heritage Jewel Of Indonesia; Anuradha Goyal; Inditales

Understand Borobudur Temple – the history, architecture, construction, loss & re-discovery of Indonesia’s most popular tourist attraction in Java Island.

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Borobudur in 36 hours; Shalini Ganendra; Malay Mail

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Java’s Ancient Buddhist Masterpiece; Suzanne Wright; National Geographic

Two hundred years ago, British statesman Stamford Raffles rediscovered the sprawling temple of Borobudur on a remote hilltop in Java, Indonesia, hidden under a tangle of thick jungle. Today the shrine endures as a symbol of quiet resilience—the world’s largest Buddhist temple, located in a country with a Muslim majority.

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Beacons of faith rise from the ruins; John Borthwick; The West Australian

John Borthwick joins other pilgrims to marvel at the history and spirituality of several temples in Central Java.

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Borobudur: A Reminder of Indonesia’s Buddhist Past; Jonathan DeHart; The Diplomat

Standing amid the jungles and rice paddies of Central Java, Borobudur embodies the island’s religious past.

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