Yogyakarta Airport To Borobudur

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Borobudur Temple is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Magelang, near cultural center of Yogyakarta. The temple is so special and unique that UNESCO includes it in the world heritage site of the organization. How can you reach the temple from Yogyakarta airport? Here is a complete guidance of Yogyakarta Airport to Borobodur that you need to know.

About the Temple

budhist statue Experience the Best of Bali and Java with Our Amazing Holiday PackagesIndonesia is a country with deep root of culture. At the past time, Hindu and Buddha dominated the life of Indonesian people. There are a lot of Hindu and Buddha ancient kingdoms in Indonesia. Thus it is no wonder that there are a lot of temples built in the country and one of them is Borobudur Temple. This is the largest Buddha temple in the country. Being founded in the 8th and 9th century, the temple is now one of the most protected world heritage sites. Located at 2.500 m2 of area at the foot of Mt. Merapi, the temple looks so wonderful. Borobudur Temple was established in 3 tiers that consisted of many stupas. The tiers are actually a pyramidal base temple with terraces that have five concentric square shapes. The top of the temple is a monumental and large stupa. There are thousands of tourists to visit the temple each year, both domestic or foreigners. World celebrities such as Richard Gere and David Beckham also ever visited the country. During Waisya celebration (the day when Buddhist people celebrate the birth of Buddha Gautama), Borobudur is visited by a lot of Buddhist people from all around the world. They pray and do sacred rituals at the temple.

How to Get to the Temple from Yogyakarta Airport

To reach the Borobudur Temple from Yogyakarta Airport, there are some models of transportation you can take.

  1. Taxi

budhist statue Experience the Best of Bali and Java with Our Amazing Holiday PackagesThe easiest transportation to take if you wish to visit Borobudur Temple from Yogyakarta Airport is taxi. It usually needs 45 minutes to reach the temple from the airport by taxi. Since you have to travel for about 45 km to get to the temple, the cost of the taxi is also quite higher. For normal ride (without traffic jam) you might have to pay about Rp. 150.000 for the cost. This is such a high cost though the comfort offered by this model of transportation can’t be denied.

  1. Bus

With limited budget, taking bus seems to be the best choice for you. This is also the transportation model mostly taken by tourists due to the low cost and practicality. The most common bus used to take tourist to Borobudur Temple is Damri bus. It is local bus released by local government. You will only to pay for about even less than half price if compared to taxi. This is such a great way to enjoy the temple with limited budget. It will need for about two hours to reach the temple from Yogyakarta Airport. The route is you take the bus to Magelang or Muntilan. From any location of the regions, you can catch the bus to directly go to Borobudur Temple.

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