Known as the world’s largest Buddhist temple, Borobudur is no stranger to history and culture enthusiasts from across the globe. Located in Magelang, a town an hour away from Yogyakarta, it’s a favorite holiday go-to for local and international travelers alike, making it one of Indonesia’s undisputed Best Ever Destinations.
As the country slowly reopens tourist attractions with safety as a top priority, this is the one place you have to visit - or revisit - to ignite your inner Indiana Jones.
While exploring the majestic temple complex is a popular day trip for visitors, why not rent a car the next time you come to Borobudur for a full immersive experience of Javanese culture? Here’s a 1-day itinerary to get you started on your adventure in Borobudur and beyond.