YOGYAKARTA – PART 1

This was a second time I’m visiting Yogyakarta and i was attracted to this city because of Borobudur, a great Buddhist monument, and Prambanan, a large Hindu complex.

According to history Hinduism spread in Jogja in the fifth century, followed three centuries later by Buddhism before they were eclipsed by Islam in the 15th century and when Islam spread, most of the Hindus migrated to Bali. However, Hinduism was Indonesia’s main religion for 1,000 over years. Today, there is only 2% of Hindu population in Indonesia.

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This currency note of Rupiah 20000 depicts a picture of Lord Ganesha on it.

We visited Jogja for 3 days and went to most of the Hindu temples. In Indonesia temple is called as Chandi.

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We flew by Airasia.

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This temple was built around 9th century.

This temple was built around 9th century.

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This is twin Temple. This is twin Temple.

Surrounded with paddy fields and the environment was very peaceful.

Surrounded with paddy fields and the environment was very peaceful.

My Sisters.

My Sisters.

Hindu God Vishnu.

Hindu God Vishnu.

Beautiful.

Beautiful.

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We rent this car and drive on our own.

We rent this car and drive on our own.

Sunset photo after some colour adjustment.

Sunset photo after some colour adjustment.

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20 Responses to YOGYAKARTA – PART 1

  1. gacochran says:

    Thanks for stopping by Along the Way and the like.

  2. Lottie Nevin says:

    Beautiful blog – I love Jogja too! Look forward to following you. Lottie πŸ˜€

  3. warrick says:

    It looks an amazing place; maybe one day!

  4. tuanjuan_ says:

    πŸ™‚ Yogjakarta is a beautiful city..but you should stop by in my city also..come to Bogor, an hour from Jakarta, our capital city..use the train and you will see many interesting sight :)..and i would be happy to show you around the city πŸ™‚

    • mugenblog says:

      Hi Tuanjuan,

      Thanks for your comment.

      Indonesia always my favourite destination, the country full of culture, nature and also with nice people. Definitely I will visit Bogor, I like to explore new cities. Have a good day… Cheers…

  5. Wonderful photography. Good to see Indian travellers enjoying the Hindu temples of Java.

  6. mugenblog says:

    Hi friend,

    Thanks for your comment. Java is full of hidden ancient monuments. Many destroyed because of active volcano. Happy to know you an have a good day… Cheers..

  7. Rosemarie says:

    Thank you for liking my posts. I am enjoying your photos and video.

  8. prasadurmila says:

    Thanks liking my article. Dr.Devesh Anand.

  9. amaliarosa24 says:

    Thx for stopping by and the like πŸ™‚
    I lived in Yogyakarta 4.5 years. It is such a lovely place to call home, always calls me to come back ..

    • Mugen says:

      Hi Amalia,

      Thanks for your comment. Glad to know you. Yogyakarta is very lively place… I really enjoy the whole environment. Have a good days and cheers….

  10. rintadita says:

    wow, you’ve been to Yogyakarta?! cool! nice blog anyway πŸ™‚

  11. kurniawanwp says:

    I like Gudeg so much, have u tried it? πŸ™‚

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