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Chandi Pawon, on the Road to Boro Boedoer.
projections on each side, having a length of about 340 feet. This square form is repeated on the four higher terraces or galleries , which on the outer sides have balustrades. Ascending stone steps the plateau is reached, where the square ends and three consecutive circular terraces are seen supporting open work dagabas, each containing Buddha images. On the upper terrace rises the central dagaba, now fully restored.
Hundreds of life-size statues ornament the ruins, and upon the walls are carved beautiful bas-reliefs depicting the birth and episodes of the life of Buddha. Twenty monumental gateways lead to the several galleries and the plateau. These gateways are carved with the "Kali-Makara," consisting of an open niche containing the image of a Buddha and surmounted by a temple-like structure. This plan has been repeated by the architect of the temple 432 times, with many variations, however, on the different terraces, and forms one of the most attractive features of this wonderful edifice. Upon climbing to the plateau, or round terraces, all decoration ceases and within the central dagaba upon the last terrace is found an unfinished Buddha statue supposed to be the likeness of "Adhi Buddha."