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Indonesia’s Architectural Pride – the Borobudur

Borobudur  – The Indonesia’s Architectural Pride! In the 19th century, Dutch occupiers of Indonesia discovered a massive ancient break deep inside the jungles of Java. What they located become the complicated of Borobudur, a enormous structure constructed with nearly 2 million cubic toes (55,000 m³) of stones. The temple has nearly 2,700 alleviation panels and 504 Buddha statues.

 

Until nowadays, no one knows for positive while and why it became constructed, nor the motive for its entire abandonment loads of years in the past. Some scholars consider that Borobudur is truely a large textbook of Buddhism, as its bas reliefs tell the tale of the existence of Buddha and the principles of his teachings. To “study,” a pilgrim must make his way through 9 structures and walk a distance of over 2 miles.

 

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