Borobudur temple is one of the many wonders of the world that is recognized by the UNESCO. Built in the early 8th century AD during the Chailendra dynasty king named Samarathungga. Is in the northern foothills Menoreh, with a height of 265 meters above sea level.
Borobudur temple was buried in the ground and forgotten by mankind over 1000 years old. Discovered by a British man, who at the time served as the first governor of the province of Central Java, during the reign of the Dutch East Indies, called Sir. Thomas Stanford Raffles in the year 1814.
Borobudur undergoing renovations twice, first started in the year 1907 to 1911 and the second renovation in 1972 to 1983. In the second renovation spent $ 25 million U.S. dollars, collected from donors who care about the existence of the temple in the land. The temple was renovated only 80% of the total construction, as many masonry lost, stolen or taken by the colonial government during the Dutch colonial. Temple is in good condition and sturdy, although not completely renovated.
At the foot of the temple there are four entrances, all of which will lead to the summit Stupa Borobudur temple. At the top of the temple there are 72 Stupas and Buddha statues each contained therein surrounding the main stupa which is right in the middle. One of the Stupa has Buddha statues are believed to contain a fortune, if we can touch on certain parts. Borobudur temple is located on a hill and surrounded by some of Menoreh mountains, among others: Merbabu, Merapi, chippy and Sindoro, and breathtaking panoramic views will be enjoyed from the top of Borobudur.