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Site wide Megalith Mount Padang, in the District Campaka, Cianjur, West Java, believed to be 10 times larger than Borobudur temple in Central Java, said Archaeologist Ali Akbar, an integrated team of independent research Gunung Padang, Sunday.
He said the belief that, based on the results after the opening structure in the eastern part of the site.
He explained that it found 20 more terraces into any part of the construction of Mount Padang today. Terrace often, it is predicted to extend up to 200 meters over the construction punden terraces, arranged neatly.
"Until now, we have reached a distance of one hundred meters terrace frequent presence in the east, to the north in a circle. This is 10 times larger than Borobudur," he said.
As for the structure in the south, the team gets into trouble because the south, the condition of the terraces are found, has allegedly catastrophic mess in the past that caused landslides and destroyed construction. But the team still found the remains of the structure of the small terrace.
To eskavasai western section, the team is plagued by landslides from the pile of soil that is next to the hill. In the west, the soil pile is much thicker than expected in the east and south. For this area the team just down the structure of the surface.
"From every corner of the stairs that allegedly found some way to the top of the staircase punden strengthened the springs every gerbangnnya. Most powerful of the entrance to the stomach kebagain and pathways that allow the site from the east," he said.
Sources: Cianjur (ANTARA)-, Jakarta - http://id.berita.yahoo.com/
Guinness World Records in London, England, is officially listed as an archaeological site of Borobudur Buddhist temple in the world.
"Borobudur was officially recognized with a number of claims 396-198 in the Guinness World Records in London, England, as the archaeological sites of the largest Buddhist temple in the world," said Director of Tourism Park Temple (TWC) Borobudur Prambanan Ratu Boko (Limited), Purnomo Siswoprasetjo, in Jakarta, Wednesday, July 4, 2012.
The recording was done on June 27, 2012 and has managed to get a claim number of Borobudur temple which became UNESCO world heritage list number 592 (1991) as an archaeological site in the world's largest Buddhist temple.
Purnomo said the official certificate from Guinness World Records when it was sent from headquarters in London to the headquarters of PT TWC Borobudur Prambanan Ratu Boko (Persero) in Yogyakarta.
"From now on the Borobudur Temple was an official Guinness World Records title holders," he said.
It hoped, with the inclusion in the list Guinness Borobudur, the temple was built between 750-842 BC that will gain prominence in the world.
Purnomo said the agency registration process to take about three months, including verification by Guinness.
Current level of tourist visits to Borobudur temple continues to increase. Throughout 2011, the number of tourists to the temple's spacious 60 000 m3 to 250 thousand people, an increase of 15 percent compared to 2010.
So that the various measures and methods continue to be a small group arkelog are still working around the region with the focus of research in the east. (ar)
Sources: TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - http://id.berita.yahoo.com/