Open Buddha on Borobudur
Open Buddha on Borobudur
One of two buddhas on the Borobudur that have the outer shell removed. Each of the other bell shaped stupas contain a buddha statue.

The main dome, located at the centre of the top platform, is surrounded by 72 (2 have been opened for tourists to see more easily) Buddha statues seated inside stone stupas.
Borobudur, Java

Borobudur is a 9th-century Buddhist temple located in Java, Indonesia. It is located about 45 km from Yogyakarta.

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