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Borobudur

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Borobudur (more correctly, Barabuḍur) is a Mahāyāna Buddhist monument dating from about 800 AD located in the central region of the island of Java in Indonesia. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It has been compared with other antique constructions, like the Pyramids of Giza. It has a base of 123 x 123 meters and a height of 35 meters, resting on about 1,600,000 colossal stone blocks, and its walls are covered with 2,672 bas-reliefs (for a total length that exceeds 5 km and a surface that reaches 8 km ²) of which more than 1,400 telling stories about Buddha and 504 statues dedicated to the latter. It is the most famous attraction and recognized landmark in Indonesia.

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