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As one of the seven wonders of the world, Borobudur was built by using the + / - 55,000 m3 of stone. The building height is 42m to the summit, with a base width of 123 m. Borobudur is the largest temple in Indonesia. Borobudur temple is located at Borobudur, Mungkid, Magelang, Central Java, in addition to being a tourist attraction visited Borobudur Temple is also a center of worship for Buddhists in Indonesia, especially at every celebration of Vesak. This is consistent with the meaning of his name is "monastery in the hills". Currently Borobudurditetapkan Temple as one of the UNESCO World Heritage.

Borobudur temple site is approximately 100 km south-west of Semarang, 86 miles to the west of Surakarta, and 40 km northwest of Yogyakarta. These attractions can be traveled by distance 55km or 90 minutes drive from Laras Asri Resort & Spa Salatiga. Stupa temple was founded by the Mahayana Buddhists around the year 800 AD during the early reign of Sailendra dynasty. Borobudur temple is located on a hill on the plains surrounded by mountains two pairs of twins; Mount Sindoro-Cleft in the northwest and Merbabu-Merapi in the northeast, in the north there Tidar hill, closer to the south there is a range of hills Menoreh, and this temple is located near the confluence of two rivers namely Progo and Elo River in the east. According to Javanese legend, the area known as the plains Kedu is a belief held sacred in Java and hailed as the 'garden of Java' for its natural beauty and fertility of the soil.