Prambanan is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound in Central Java (Indonesia) dedicated to the Trimurti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Preserver (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva).
The temple compound is located at North East of the city of Yogyakarta on the boundary between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces.
The temple compound, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, and one of the biggest in Southeast Asia.
It is acterized by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture.
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