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Address: Borobudur, Magelang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
GPS Coordinate: S7°36'17.3" E110°13'48.1" (view map)
Candi Mendut (Mendut Temple) is older than Candi Borobudur. There are stories for children on its walls.
Candi Mendut (Mendut Temple) is 3 kilometers eastward from Borobudur Temple. It is a Buddhist temple, built in 824 A.D. by King Indera of Cailendra dynasty.
There are three big statues inside, they are:
There are stories for children on its walls.
Candi Mendut (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.
It is older than Candi Borobudur. Its architecture is square, and having an entrance on its steps. Its roof is also square and terraced. There are stupas (= bell-shaped structures) on it.