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Dieng Plateau

The name of Dieng Plateau derives from sansekerta word : “Di” means highland or mountain and “Hyang” means Heaven. So that Dieng can be interpreted as a mountain range where god and goddess resides. Wich mean “ABODE OF THE GODS”.  The temples Dieng is oldest Hindus temples in Indonesia.

Dieng is located approximately 116 km from Yogyakarta. The only way to reach the Dieng Plateau is by land. The main town on the plateau, Wonosobo, can be reached from Yogyakarta.

The Dieng Plateau is an upland volcanic plain in Central Java, famous for its scenery and ancient Hindu temples. The Dieng Plateau is a caldera complex formed by the eruption of ancient Mountain Prau. The caldera was once filled up water and then dried up, but volcanic activity continues to this day, with sulphuric fumes and poisonous lakes. Located at an altitude of 2000m, it's also much cooler than the surrounding lowlands.