Prambanan Temple


Prambanan temple is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia. It is located 17 KM at northeast Jogjakarta and dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God, as the creator (Brahma), the preserver (Vishnu) and the destroyer (Shiva). Prambanan compound built by Rakai Pikatan from Sanjaya Dynasty around 850 CE and expanded by other Mataram Kings. It rediscovered by a surveyor named Collin Mackenzie, under British Occupation Sir Thomas Stanford Raffles. This temple is popular with “Roro Jonggrang and Bandung Bondowoso” legend and become a spectacular open-air stage for Ramayana Ballet performance every full moon night.