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Reviewed 22 December 2018

This small temple dominates the tiny square of Borobudur village. If you paid for Mendut Temple, this one is included. In the village there are the usual hawkers, but also a cool place were a woman was making coconut sugar and some delicious cookies.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Our small tour group stopped to view the temple but did not enter because heavy restoration is under way, and there are safety concerns for visitors at the site. One can appreciate the grandeur of the temple, however. It will be a 4 or 5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Our driver brought me here when my colleague had to take care of some business; we parked and walked to the temple because of extensive street repairs/construction. There's a minimal entrance fee. This is a single structure in a small park surrounded by the town--...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VivaMexicoLiz
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

If you are going to Borobudur combine it this and Mendut. All in thwme same vicinity. Really small and unique. Need less than 10 minutes there. In the middle of a little village. Very pushy sales people near by buy just ignore it. Worth a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yota7
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Beautiful little temple, close to Borobudur - make sure you stop by and visit this temple too if you're visiting Borobudur.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Trust me! This is small temple but important for buddhist people even until now especially in every Vesak Day. Candi means "temple" and Pawon means "kitchen". This temple is not for cooking of course but that name is metaphor for burning the desires! The architecture...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

On the way to Borobudur temple, we passed Mendut temple and stopped at Candi Pawon to take some photos. This is a very small temple, completely dwarfed by Borobudur nearby. Entrance fees are also very cheap compared to Borobudur. Not many visitors here as most...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of the 3 UNESCO sites. Because not mainstream very less crowded. Perfect! Some shops on the side.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank paul1983amsterdam
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I had a stop at the shrine and the nearby Buddhist monastery after visiting Borobudur at Sunrise. It was a nice quite time to visit with the sun still not to hot and I could enjoy the site almost for myself with few minutes to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 413flavias
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The temple itself was unremarkable but the area around it was picturesque. There were public toilets, luwak coffee shop and vendors, but they weren't too pushy.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Alyssa M
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