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If Borobudur is a Buddhist temple, Candi Prambanan is a Hindu temple. Personally, I think Prambanan is better managed that Borobudur. The complex has more facilities and therefore, you will easily spend a whole day here.
0730 - 1730 daily
Admission Fee : IDR 252000 per adult (foreigner)
Tour Guide : IDR 100000 for 1 hour (optional)
|Tour guide- optional but highly recommended!|
We hired a tour guide from the counter next to ticket counter. Our tour guide spoke fluent English and was knowledgable (I quizzed him and he did NOT make things up).
|Smaller candi that are waiting to be rebuilt|
|One of the apit and vahana temples|
The Shiva temple is the tallest among the Trimurti temples. The other two are Vishnu and Brahma temples. Right across the Trimurti temples are the vahana (the deity's "vehicle") temples - Nandi (bull) for Shiva, Garuda for Vishnu & Hamsa (swan) for Brahma.
The chambers in Shiva temple houses statues (of):
|A vahana temple houses statue of either bull, garuda or swan|
Aside from being the venue of the Ramayana Ballet show, there are a few other smaller temples and sanctuaries nearby. You can get a shuttle or hire bicycles from here to see the other temples.
|Fee for audio visual show|
|Audio Visual Room|
If you are in Jogja, please spend at least a day here and another day in Borobudur. Don't rush and try to pack them in one day.