INTERESTING PLACES

Baron Beach Kukup Beach Krakal Beach Drini Beach Ngrenehan Beach Ngobaran Beach Parangtritis Beach Sadeng Beach Siung Beach Wediombo Beach Sepanjang Beach Gebang Temple Mendut Temple Pawon Temple Prambanan Temple Kalasan Temple Sewu or Thousand Temples Sonobudoyo Museum Kota Gede Kaliurang Merapi Volcanoe Imogiri The Keraton / Palace of Yogyakarta

 

MENDUT TEMPLE

Mendut Temple is the older temple than Borobudur Temple. There are stories for children on its walls. It is located 1 km to the east of Pawon temple. There are magnificent statues of Buddha inside the temples. For Waisak ceremony, the offering and the praying start in this temple.

Mendut Temple is frequently used to celebrate the Waisak day every May full moon and the pilgrims from Indonesia and all parts of the world come to this ceremony. Its architecture is square, and have an entrance on its steps. Its roof is also square and terraced. There are stupas (= bell-shaped structures) on it.

 

 

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