BALI TRAVEL FAIR AND BEYOND 2023
BBTF 2023 Coming soon: This leading Indonesian travel fair focuses on quality tourism and sustainability. The BBTF committee presents the best destinations for diversity and the reasons you have to include places of serenity, sustainability and spirituality in your agenda.
This time we are talking about one of the seven wonders of the world: the magnificent Borobudur temple. It will only take us an hour and a half by plane from Bali to land in Central Java, our neighboring island.
Located on the island of Java, the magnificent Borobudur temple is the world’s largest Buddhist monument that you must visit at least once in a lifetime. The area is surrounded by beautiful landscapes of Central Javan nature that you can only find there.
The temple sits majestically on top of a hill overlooking lush green fields and distant hills. Built between 780 and 840 AD during the reign of the Shailendra dynasty, the temple’s design in Gupta architecture reflects the Indian influence in the region. However, there are enough indigenous scenes and elements incorporated to make Borobudur uniquely Indonesian.
“Borobudur is an outstanding example of early 8th and late 9th century Indonesian art and architecture that exerted considerable influence on an architectural renaissance between the mid 13th and early 16th centuries. The temple is an outstanding reflection of a combination of the core idea of indigenous ancestor worship and the Buddhist concept of achieving Nirvana” I Putu Winastra as the BBTF 2023 Main Committee and ASITA Bali Chapter President noted the commitment of promote Indonesian. priority destination in BBTF 2023.
When planning to visit the Borobudur temple, it is recommended to explore the site on foot. You can choose to walk through Green Park from the entrance. Many vendors will offer you souvenirs and other trinkets as you walk through this area. You can also find some traditional Indonesian souvenirs such as batik, traditional Indonesian clothes and other interesting small display statues. souvenirs they sell to remember the beauty of the Borobudur temple.
While at the site, be sure to learn about its history and importance, which are captured in its many reliefs.
They will be able to guide you around the site and explain the history of the temple, starting with its construction during the Shailendra dynasty and explaining every detail. The stone carvings attached to the temple show legends and stories, which have great philosophical significance.
Lots to explore and do. Our buyers are interested in knowing more.
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