Magelang is indeed synonymous with Borobudur Temple. However, around the Borobudur Temple, there are also many interesting tourist objects that you can explore. You must visit several destinations, especially natural attractions in the city. The panorama presented is no less interesting than the wonders of the world that have stood majestically since the days of the kingdom. You can choose several choices of attractions close to Borobudur Temple below.
- Punthuk Setumb
Punthuk they are designed with aed in Karangrejo or 5 km from Borobudur Temple. You can use four or two-wheeled vehicles with good vehicle conditions. Not only that but make sure your body is also in a fit condition because the journey taken is quite winding.
The main attraction of this tour, namely the sunrise panorama, is very charming. Punthuk Setumbu supports this on the top of a hill so that the landscape spot is wide and perfect. Make tourists can visit it all white rocks dominate tourist attractions around Prambanan Temple. The uphill road is enough to make you tired if the body is not in top condition.
- Bukit Rhema Chicken Church
This church is quite attractive to many people and has even been used as one of the shooting locations for Indonesian films. Not only that, this iconic church offers beautiful views so that many tourists glance. If you are around one of Indonesia’s largest temples, there is nothing wrong with visiting this place. The distance you have to travel from Borobudur Temple to this church is about 4 km.
This tourist attraction is located in Kembanglimus, Magelang is a beautiful village. The Chicken Church is located in the middle of green trees are very beautiful and cool. This, of course, can refresh your tired mind. All fatigue can immediately disappear, both from the scenery and the air that is served to visitors.
- Pemandian Candi Umbul
Central Java is always synonymous with hot weather, but you will feel a different atmosphere at this tourist location. When visiting the hot springs in Kartoharjo, you will feel a cool sensation and cold air. The atmosphere offered to the visitors is perfect for soaking in hot water. Not only hot, but this water also contains sulfur which is very beneficial for the skin.
The content of sulfur is believed to be able to treat skin diseases and itching. Uniquely, the distinctive aroma of this element is not too stinging, so it is still very comfortable when used for bathing. Not only treating diseases but hot water is also believed to be effective for relieving fatigue.
- Kragilan Pines
The charm of pine forest tourism is an interesting tourist attraction that many tourists visit. Currently, in Magelang there is a pine forest called the Kragilan Pinus Forest. This pine forest has a beautiful and stunning panorama. Pinus Kragilan is here to greet tourists who want to take pictures with the background of pine trees that grow tightly and neatly.
Although relatively new, the Kragilan Pine Forest is never empty of visitors. For those of you who live in Yogyakarta and its surroundings. The journey from Borobudur Temple is only about 1 hour by land.
- Ratu Boko Temple
Ratu Boko Temple is in the same area as Prambanan Temple. The location is in Sleman district, Yogyakarta. Ratu Boko Temple was built with a very unique character. The shape of the temple, platform, garden, and several special areas each have their own characteristics. You will be treated to a wide and green platform after entering the tourist park area, so it will feel very beautiful and cool with large trees.
The main attraction of this temple is in the main building which is larger. Visitors can see the difference with the surrounding buildings, because it is designed with a very unique special architecture. You will also see the bathing area that is inside the wall and seems closed. The best time to visit this place is in the afternoon with a very beautiful and exotic sunset spot on the front platform.
- Breksi Cliff
Previously, Breksi Cliff was a location for breccia stone mining which was used as the main source of income for local residents. However, about 5 years ago it turned into a cultural heritage site that can be visited by tourists. Tourist attractions around Prambanan Temple are dominated by tall white rocks, but now they are quite beautiful because of the presence of several large trees.
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