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Buddha at Candi Borobudur

Candi Borobudur is the world’s largest Buddhist temple. There are many interesting facts about this Candi or temple. One of them is that the temple consists of nine stacked platforms, six square and three circular, topped by a central dome at the very top level. It was believed that pilgrims who came here will follow the guided routes to ascend to the top to reach the highest order of their pilgrimage.

The temple is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues. Form that numbers, the dome on the top is surrounded by 72 Buddha statues. Each of them …

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