Prambanan Temple

Prambanan Temple or Roro Jonggrang Temple (Javanese: ​ꦥꦿꦩ꧀ꦧꦤꦤ꧀, translit. Candi Prambanan) is the largest Hindu (Syaiwa) temple complex in Indonesia, which was built in the 9th century AD. This temple is dedicated to Trimurti, the three main Hindu gods, namely Brahma as the creator god, Vishnu as the guardian god, and Shiva as the destroyer god. Based on the Siwagrha inscription, the original name of this temple complex is Siwagrha (Sanskrit which means ‘House of Shiva’), and indeed in the garbagriha (main room) this temple resides a statue of Shiva Mahadewa as high as three meters, due to the Shiva sect that prioritizes the worship of Lord Shiva in this temple. .

The Prambanan Temple complex as a whole is in the province of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, but the administrative door is in Central Java, this makes Prambanan Temple located in 2 places, namely in the Bokoharjo village, Kapanéwon Prambanan, Sleman district, Yogyakarta Special Region,[and in Tlogo village, Prambanan sub-district, Klaten district, Central Java, or approximately 17 kilometers northeast of Jogja city, 50 kilometers southwest of Surakarta city and 120 kilometers south of Semarang city, right on the border between the Special Region of Yogyakarta. and Central Java.

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