Sewu Temple

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  • Address: Jl. Raya Yogya - Solo, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia, Yogyakarta
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +62-274496402
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple
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Located on close proximity of Prambanan temple, this is the second largest Buddhist temple complex in Java. Dating back to 8th century, the temple complex is said to be built at the end of Rakai Panangkaran’s administration- a popular king from the old Mataram kingdom.

The complex is a Mandala which manifests the universe in the central temple of Mahadev and is surrounded by four rings of 250 small temples dedicated to different deities. The main temple comprises of 5 rooms and the structure has 9 roofs, each of them forming a stupa on the top. The complex served as a centre for religious activities in the past and was probably called as Manjusri Griha- the house of Manjusri; a Boddhisatva.

Eclectic architecture, mystic charm and air of spirituality make Sewu temple a treat to visit!

Sewu Temple Travel Tips

  • Guided tours are available.
  • Combine your visit to this attraction with Prambanan temple, it is located around 2 kilometres away.

Entrance Ticket Details For Sewu Temple

  • Prambanan temple entry ticket is valid for the entry to Sewu temple

How to Reach Sewu Temple

  • Taxi

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  • Sewu Temple Address: Jl. Raya Yogya - Solo, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia, Yogyakarta
  • Sewu Temple Contact Number: +62-274496402
  • Sewu Temple Timing: 06:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Sewu Temple(preferred time): 08:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sewu Temple: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 59.3% of people who visit Yogyakarta include Sewu Temple in their plan

  • 89.4% of people start their Sewu Temple visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sewu Temple

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sewu Temple

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

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

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