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Borobudur Yogyakarta Indonesia
Indonesia

Buddhist temple, built during the 8th century, during the Sailendra dynasty. It is the largest Buddhist temple in the world. The temple laid in ruins, until it was discovered by Sir Thomas Stanford Raffles, completely overgrown by forest in 1814.

Copyright: Martin Broomfield
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Taken: 18/10/2007
Uploaded: 05/05/2011
Updated: 10/06/2014
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