Prambanan Temple

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  • Address: Jl Raya Jogya - Solo Km 16 Prambanan, Sleman, Yogyakarta 55571, Indonesia
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +62-274496401
  • Ticket Price: 18 USD
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Historical Site, Unesco Site

Prambanan Temple - Review

A 9th century Hindu temple complex in Central Java , the Prambanan temple is a UNESCO world heritage site and is largest Hindu temple sites in Indonesia and is one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. Dedicated to the Trimurti – Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh; it is located at a distance of 17 kilometres from the city of Yogyakarta.

The structure is characterised by its tall and pointed architecture with the central building towering 47 metres in height, the Prambanan temple attracts visitors from all over the world.

Attractions include:

  • 3 Trimurti temples
  • 3 Vahana temples
  • 2 Apit temples
  • 4 Kelir temples
  • 4 Patok temples
  • 224 Pervara temples

The temple complex is pretty huge and requires an entire day or sometime even more to be explored. The Prambanan district has accommodations, restaurants and visitors can either plan a day trip to the complex or extend their stay in the complex area. 

Prambanan Temple Information

  • Guided tours are available.
  • Restaurants like: Prambanan Garden Resto, Restoran Prambanan, Taman Prambanan Restoran are available.
  • Accommodation is available.
  • Carry lots of drinking water, wear a sunscreen and a hat to beat the heat.
  • Online ticket booking is available. The temple complex is vast to explore, be there as early as possible.

Prambanan Temple Ticket Prices

  • Ticket for children: USD 9
  • BoroBudur and Prambanan package: adults: USD 30, Kids: USD  15
  • Prambanan- Ratu Boko package: Adults: 25 USD, kids: 12.5 USD
  • The ticket prices for the ballet are separate

Prambanan Temple Opening and Closing Hours

  • Timings are subjected to change.

How To reach Prambanan Temple by Public Transport

  • Taxi
  • TransJogja

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TripHobo Highlights for Prambanan Temple

  • Prambanan Temple Address: Jl Raya Jogya - Solo Km 16 Prambanan, Sleman, Yogyakarta 55571, Indonesia
  • Prambanan Temple Contact Number: +62-274496401
  • Prambanan Temple Timing: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Prambanan Temple Price: 18 USD
  • Best time to visit Prambanan Temple(preferred time): 06:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Prambanan Temple: 06:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Prambanan Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Yogyakarta include Prambanan Temple in their plan

  • 91.83% of people start their Prambanan Temple visit around 05 AM - 06 AM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Prambanan Temple

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

92.52% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Prambanan Temple

People normally club together Ratu Boko and Sewu Temple while planning their visit to Prambanan Temple.

People also prefer to start their day with Prambanan Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • This is a really majestic place that makes you feel as if you were stopped in time. I strongly suggest to take a guide as the sculptures and carvings tell a beautiful story. Each of the big temples is dedicated to a different god and the smaller one to the animals they rode. It will be much more informative with the guide. You can buy a combined ticket to also see Borobudur, however it excludes the Sunrise trip which is well worth doing.

  • This Hinduism temple is magnificent. Around 45 minutes from the city by car. The best time to come is before 11am or above 3pm to avoid the heat, and don't forget to bring hat or umbrella especially during the rainy season. There will be a tour guide offered at the main gate who will explain about this place and the history. For those who like photography, this might be a very good place.

  • Stunning temple. Built around the 9th century, that it is still standing is a testament to how well it was built. Almost eerie as it gets dark but so worth it. A good photo spot, especially during sunset. Take the time to go around and take it all in. I'd also recommend a guide as they can explain the history of the temple.

  • Too many memories and mixed feelings. Such a majestic place. What i learned from Prambanan is, society will collapse.. however strong we ever think we are. Through natural disasters, wars, epidemic disease or anything else. The most important thing is how the next generation recognize us. Will they remember us as a great generation or a failed one.. will we leave this world with majestic relic, or with mountains of garbage..

  • Ending in Prambanan a tour through major temples in Yogyakarta, we took some time to stroll around the temples waiting for sunset. Nice chance to take pictures, but make up your mind early about the place you want to take, and possibly step up some stairs... Piece of advice, if you take outlines of the temples all the people will disappear...

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