Borobudur Temple Compounds (UNESCO/NHK)

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James Blake Wiener
by UNESCO TV NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
published on 27 July 2018
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This famous Buddhist temple in Indonesia, dating from the 8th and 9th centuries AD, is located in central Java. It was built in three tiers: a pyramidal base with five concentric square terraces, the trunk of a cone with three circular platforms and, at the top, a monumental stupa. The walls and balustrades are decorated with fine low reliefs, covering a total surface area of 2,500 m2.

Source: UNESCO TV / © NHK Nippon Hoso Kyokai
URL: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/592/

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Kyokai, U. T. N. N. H. (2018, July 27). Borobudur Temple Compounds (UNESCO/NHK). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/1430/

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Kyokai, UNESCO T. N. N. H. "Borobudur Temple Compounds (UNESCO/NHK)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 27, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/video/1430/.

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Kyokai, UNESCO T. N. N. H. "Borobudur Temple Compounds (UNESCO/NHK)." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 27 Jul 2018. Web. 09 Aug 2020.

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