hireadriver.id – Mendut Temple is a ninth-century Buddhist temple located in the Magelang Regency, Central Java, Indonesia. It is part of the Borobudur Temple Compounds, which were designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.
Mendut Temple is one of the oldest surviving Buddhist temples in Indonesia and is renowned for its beautiful carvings and reliefs. The temple is built in a simple, yet elegant style and is surrounded by lush greenery, which adds to its serene atmosphere.
The main attraction of Mendut Temple is the three-meter-tall statue of Buddha, which is seated on a lotus throne and is flanked by two bodhisattvas. The statue is considered to be one of the best examples of classical Javanese art and is a popular subject for photographers and artists.
Mendut Temple is also known for its annual Vesak Day celebrations, which attract thousands of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. During the celebrations, the temple is illuminated with colorful lights, and devotees gather to offer prayers and make offerings to Buddha.