Candi Sewu

Dvarapala Statue::Sewu Buddhist Temple, Java Indonesia::
Dvarapala Statue
Worker at Candi Sewu::Sewu Buddhist Temple, Java Indonesia::
Worker at Candi Sewu
One of 248 Smaller Temples::Sewu Buddhist Temple, Java Indonesia::
One of 248 Smaller Temples
Sewu Main Temple::Sewu Buddhist Temple, Java Indonesia::
Sewu Main Temple

Candi Sewu (Java, Indonesia) is a big an 8th century Buddhist complex of over 250 shrines. Most of them are now in ruins. The proximity of Hindu Prambanan temples (less than 1 km) suggests that the followers of Buddhism and Hinduism lived in harmony at a time when these temples were created.


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