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Ratu Boko, Prambanan

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Head for the hills and discover the ruins of an ancient settlement at Ratu Boko. Built around the 9th century, the remains of the town offer an intriguing glimpse into life at the time based on the layout and organization of the buildings. Interesting questions have been raised as to the overall function of the settlement, so take a guided tour to delve deeper into the ongoing debate. Set against the impressive backdrop of Mount Merapi, the expansive site offers plenty of walking routes amid the natural scenery. Put Ratu Boko at the forefront of your travel plans using our Prambanan day trip tool.
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  • You will find a pretty ‘temple’ behind a mountain. I’ve been here many years ago and surprised to see lots of improvement in this area. I love this place because of the landscape and stone... 
    You will find a pretty ‘temple’ behind a mountain. I’ve been here many years ago and surprised to see lots of improvement in this area. I love this place because of the landscape and stone...  more »
  • The place is quite nice, nothing to complain about that. But 25$ / 355.000 IDR (rupiah) for a tourist ticket is ABSOLUTELY UNACCEPTABLE, moreover when there aren't so many things to see there. It is.....  more
    The place is quite nice, nothing to complain about that. But 25$ / 355.000 IDR (rupiah) for a tourist ticket is ABSOLUTELY UNACCEPTABLE, moreover when there aren't so many things to see there. It is.....  more »
  • My partner and I arrived at the (admittedly slightly late) time of 5pm knowing the site was only open until 6pm, and bought a ticket on that basis. We were charged an outrageous 10 times the... 
    My partner and I arrived at the (admittedly slightly late) time of 5pm knowing the site was only open until 6pm, and bought a ticket on that basis. We were charged an outrageous 10 times the...  more »
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  • Historical place where kings palace and Temple. It is a very beautiful place and well maintained.you have to climb by stairs for 5-10mins. This place can tell us how historical Indonesia was and how it was destroyed later. Now the only entrance is that we can see the rest is ruins. The Indonesian archeology department must focus on this site and use modern tools to excavate the remains.
  • Historical temples, older than Borobudur and Prambanan. It took us almost 2 hours to see all the places. I recommend paying for a tour guide so you know all the enchanting stories behind every corner. The view is very beautiful, you can see the Prambanan temple from here. I would love to go back and watch the sunset here.
  • One of heritage site in Yogyakarta, not as popular as Prambanan temple, but I think it has better ambience and scenery. The best time to go here is above 3pm. I recommend you to watch sunset here, at least once in your lifetime, because it's so beautiful. It's not located on main road like Prambanan temple, so if you don't bring any vehicle, you can go here by shuttle fro Prambanan Temple.
  • Historical palace related to Prambanan temple. Nice place to visit, not so many visitors, many good spots for taking pictures.. as well as if you want to take silhouette or dramatic photos is definitely this spot
  • Well maintained and clean. Very nice scenery. But it is to busy for many days, so you can't take photo perfectly, basically in main gate of the palace

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