Visiting Prambanan Temple

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Ryan - my travbuddy

Aware of how sleepy head Ryan is, I let him sleep peacefully the whole morning.  It was 2:00 PM when we finally left home and headed to Prambanan Temple. Since my house is very near to the temple, it only took us 20 minutes to get there. When we entered the temple, our ears were entertained by Javanese Gamelan music which really soothing…

 

When the earthquake hit Yogyakarta back in 2006, some parts of the temples were collapsed and for safety reason the government put fence around the temple. They wouldn’t let visitors went inside and look at the stupa closely which bummed me out but I couldn’t really do anything about it. However, I still got some decent pictures of the temples, so I’m happy :)

 

Oh, one cool thing when we visit Prambanan was they had a photo shoot at the temple.

Free photography - Ryan's term
So we were experiencing what so called FREE PHOTOGRAPHY because basically we got a professional model and great background without paying any pennies for it!

 

On the way out, we stopped by at the museum. It is so sad to find out that most of the stupas have missing heads. Local people are making money from it by stealing and sell those overseas :(

 

After sunset we went to Ramayana Ballet Complex that is not too far from the temple to watch Ramayana Ballet dance performance. I had been waiting to watch this performance for YEARS! I was very happy that I finally was able to watch it! Ryan and I were enjoying the performance to the MAX!

 

Again, we really had another remarkable day in Yogyakarta  

EDGtravel says:
Same kind of thing happens in New Orleans people stealing head stones and Statues from the graveyards and sell them out on the west coast as "authentic New Orleans graveyard stuff" ...I'll never understand......wierd
Posted on: Aug 11, 2008
rintjez says:
It is a very beautiful and interesting place. Amazed me how the constructed this temples without sophisticated equipments and tools. Do not miss Prambanan when you visit Yogyakarta :)
Posted on: Aug 05, 2008
euphemy says:
Looks very interesting!
Posted on: Aug 05, 2008
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Ryan - my travbuddy
Ryan - my travbuddy
Free photography - Ryans term
Free photography - Ryan's term
The ruins
The ruins
The ruins
The ruins
The relief
The relief
The relief
The relief
Prambanan Temple seen from far
Prambanan Temple seen from far
Prambanan Temple seen from far
Prambanan Temple seen from far
Prambanan Temple Complex
Prambanan Temple Complex
Prambanan Temple Complex
Prambanan Temple Complex
Joglo at the museum
Joglo at the museum
Ganesha statue
Ganesha statue
Different statues - most of them w…
Different statues - most of them …
Broken Brahma statue
Broken Brahma statue
Inside the museum - Rorojongrang
Inside the museum - Rorojongrang
These cute kids were helping the f…
These cute kids were helping the …
Look how gorgeous they are!!
Look how gorgeous they are!!
I love them...
I love them...
A photo shoot that happened to be …
A photo shoot that happened to be…
Traditional Javanese Music
Traditional Javanese Music
Traditional Javanese Music
Traditional Javanese Music
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
Ramayana Ballet
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Ramayana Ballet - Javanese Dance Performance
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