Pawon Temple - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Pawon Temple
Pawon is a Buddhist temple in Central Java, Indonesia. The temple was built during the Sailendra dynasty. Pawon literally means "kitchen" in the Javanese language, which is derived from the root word awu or dust.
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Mendut Buddhist Monastery
1.11km from Pawon Temple
Located a little over 3 km from Borobudur, it is home to an exquisitely carved 3-meter high statue of Buddha. Mendut Buddhist temple Built around early ninth century AD, Mendut is the oldest of the three temples including Pawon and Borobudur. The Karangtengah inscription, the temple was built and finished during the reign of King Indra of the Sailendra dynasty.
1.75km from Pawon Temple
Borobudur Temple is the world's largest Buddhist temple located in central Java, Indonesia. The monument is a marvel of design, decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. This temple Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty. The monument was restored with UNESCO's help in the 1970s.
Kedung Pedut Waterfall
21.21km from Pawon Temple
Waterfall Kedung PedutIt is a tourist area in the area of the Menoreh Mountains, better located in Girimulyo District, Progo's West Regency. The area is 462 meters above sea level. The Jatimulyo village is about three miles from the city of Ngayogyakarta and sixteen kilometers from the Borders. There are so many rivers in Jatimulyo village. The area has potential for landslides due to mountainous areas. It is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Indonesia.
21.72km from Pawon Temple
Keep Pass is approximately 1,200m above sea level. This site has a small cinema which regularly shows an interesting documentary of Mount Merapi, a restaurant, countless food-stalls and a Museum of Volcanology.
Monumen Yogya Kembali
22.98km from Pawon Temple
Monumen Yogya Kembali, known colloquially as Monjali, is a pyramid-shaped museum dedicated to the Indonesian National Revolution located in the Ngaglik sub-district, Sleman, Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Exhibits include 10 dioramas of key moments in the revolution, artifacts left over from the colonial period and revolution, a list of 420 revolutionaries who were killed between 19 December 1948 and 29 June 1949, as well as a silent memorial room.
Taman Pelangi Jogja
22.98km from Pawon Temple
Taman Pelangi Jogja or the Rainbow Park or the Lampion Park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Yogyakarta . Called the Rainbow Park Because in this park all the space is decorated with lights and lanterns that are as diverse as: cartoon characters : Doraemon , Spongebob , Mickey Mouse , Hello Kitty , Winnie The Pooh and so on. animals land and sea : fish , frankincense, frankincense , snakes and others. flowers , the symbol of the City of the City is like the Jogja Monument .
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The province has been inhabited by humans since the prehistoric-era. Remains of a "Homo erectus", known as "Java Man", were found along the banks of the Bengawan Solo River, and date back to 1.7 million years ago.