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  • Day62

    Semarang, Indonesia

    February 14, 2015 in Indonesia ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    We just put this in to hold some of the pictures of the temple. There are hundreds of Buddhas around the temple. They have a different pose on each of the sides that face directly to the East, West, North and South. The bas relief carvings go around everyone of the 4 levels of the temple telling the story of one of the monks that achieved Nirvana and his journey to get there. The top levels have these cool bell looking structures seen on the last footprint that each have a Buddha sitting inside. You can see the restoration difficulties of matching each of those stones back in place after taking them out from the top. They supposedly did 1/4 of the temple at a time.Read more