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Borobudur Tempel

A day trip from Semarang to Borobudur

Pick-up is at 8:30 a.m. at Semarang Seaport Tanjung Mas and the journey takes about 2.5 hours south to the temple complex of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist shrine in the world, and then to the temple complexes Candi Mendut and Candi Pawon. Return to the seaport in Semarang.


The colossal pyramid is located around 105 kilometers south of Yogyakarta on the island of Java in Indonesia. Borobudur was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1991. It is considered the most important building of Mahayana Buddhism in Java.

The stupa was built between 750 and 850 during the rule of the Sailendra dynasty. When the center of power in Java shifted to the east in the 10th and 11th centuries (perhaps also in connection with the eruption of the Merapi 1006), the complex fell into oblivion and was buried by volcanic ash and overgrown vegetation. In 1814 it was rediscovered; Europeans brought them back to light in 1835. A restoration program from 1973 to 1983 brought large parts of the complex back to its former glory.

A total of nine floors tower on a square base of 123 m length. On the walls of the four stepped tapered galleries there are bas-reliefs with a total length of over five kilometers, which describe the life and work of Buddha. Above it there are three concentrically tapering terraces with a total of 76 stupas, which frame the main stupa of almost 11 m in diameter.

The building was restored from 2011 to 2017 with financial and material aid from the Federal Republic of Germany.



2 - 3 participants: USD 258.00 per person

4 - 5 participants: USD 237.00 per person

6 - 12 participants: USD 190.00 per person


Groups of 13 or more participants: USD 105.00 per person



Car with a driver

English-speaking tour guide

Having lunch

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Attention !!!: You cannot book this excursion on the ship and it is not carried out by the cruise organization but by the local operator. The booking must be made via WhatsApp or email!

Bookings February 5, 2024

Bus 1 = 13 pax

Petra and Gerold 4Pax

Florian 1Pax

Madelaine  2Pax

Michael and Martina 2 pax CONFIRMED

Gero and Manuela 2Pax CONFIRMED

Herbert and Ingrid 2Pax

Bus 2 = 14 pax

Desiree and Rainer 2Pax CONFIRMED

Anette and Bernhard 2Pax

Petra and Christoph 2Pax CONFIRMED

Dagmar and Gerhard 2Pax CONFIRMED

Peter and Petra 2 pax

Andrea 4Pax

Bus 3 = 6 pax

Karola and Peter 2Pax

Anja and Thomas 2Pax

Bianca and Peter 2Pax

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