Muara Takus Compound Site

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Muara Takus is part of the Tentative list of Indonesia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Muara Takus is a Buddhist temple site dating from the 12th and 13th centuries. It comprises one of the largest and best-preserved ancient temple complexes in Sumatra. Remains of four temples can be seen. With its lotus-shaped stupa, Candi Mahliga, is similar to ancient structures in Thailand and Myanmar.

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Full Name
Muara Takus
Country
Indonesia
Added
2009
Type
Cultural
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2009 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Muara Takus

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