The first mention of Prambanan was in the Syiwagrha Inscription (856AD). Prambanan or Rara Jonggrang is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound in Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, dedicated to the Trimūrti, the expression of God as the Creator, the Preserver and the Transformer.
Built-in the ninth Century, Prambanan Temple is the largest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia. The 508 stone temples of various shapes and sizes are either in a complete and preserved condition or have been retained as ruins.
With three main temples for the Trimurti; Shiva the destroyer of the universe, Vishnu the keeper of the universe, and Brahma the creator of the universe. Back in the glory days of the old Mataram Kingdom, Prambanan is used as a Candi Agung for various royal and religious ceremonies.
Prambanan Temple Compounds comprises of two groups of places which include Loro Jonggrang, Sewu complexes, Lumbung, Bubrah, and Asu (Gana). There are no threats of development or neglect; however, the area is prone to natural threats such as earthquakes and volcanic mountain eruptions. This site includes all elements necessary to express its exceptional significance and is well maintained.