Sewu temples

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My second Indonesia card comes from Anis. 🙂

Sewu Temple is an 8th-century Buddhist temple, it is also the second largest Buddhist Temple complex in Java after Borobudur. Although originally only around 249 temples are present, the name in Javanese translates to ‘a thousand temples,’ which originated from popular local folklore – The Legend of Loro Jonggrang. The original name of this temple compound is probably Manjusrigrha.

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