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
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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 Travel Tips

  • 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.

Entrance Ticket Details For Prambanan Temple

  • 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 Hours

  • Timings are subjected to change.

How to Reach Prambanan Temple

  • Taxi
  • TransJogja

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

  • 92% 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

92.81% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Prambanan Temple

People normally club together Sari Temple 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

Prambanan Temple Reviews & Ratings

  • Great place to visit to discover the rich history and culture of the area. There are just 2 downsides. First is that in order to exit you have to pass through about 3.5million shops, there is no other way. Also, on the way in and just before the exit you have sellers just pushing as hard as they can to sell you things at about 20x the price right outside for the same things. And the pressure is real, they will follow you for half a km and resist your polite no thanks dozens of times. I did however, enjoy leaving my wife 10 feet behind to fend 2 sellers off for a minute 😂

  • One of the biggest Hindu temple in Indonesia and UNESCO world heritage site, so definitely worth a visit. The structure of the temple is so artistic and historic. There are some guides that can lead to tell the history of this temple. In this place, you can also visit the other temples around. Very recommended place to visit in Yogyakarta. For foreign tourists there is a separate entrance and you pay a higher entrance fee. When you enter the grounds you can’t exit the same way - and you must go around. You can get a ride on the free shuttle or rent a bicycle for very cheap to take you to the other temples on the premises as the walk is quite far.

  • It's a magnificent place. I was there when Umbrella festivals was held. Crowds of people enjoyed this festival and cultural shows. This place has an easy access to parking lot, neat restrooms (but don't hope too much), and many food stalls whenever festivals are hosted. Often get traffic jammed in the evening (rush hour 4pm-6.30 pm)

  • Best choice for me of the three most-famous temples in Yogyakarta. Expect to pay like $25. It’s expensive, but well, it’s like it is. Inside the whole area, you can find the main one, but you can take a short walk (15’) and you will enjoy more places also outstanding like the really first one. Take your student card if you’re one.

  • I don't see this place as a worship place but as a heritage and culture. Better to visit this place at 4 pm then take a tour and take some pictures for about 2 hours. Then have dinner nearby, at 7 pm visit Ramayana Ballet Prambanan performance. You'll see how cool the building in the night and watch Ramayana story with wonderful Javanese music, dance and talented artists. Before enter the stadium we could get a free hot welcome drink to enjoy. The show is over at 9.30 pm but never bored because of their wonderful talent. A memorable visit ever in Jogja!

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