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Candi Batujaya. Stock photo from Erick Doorka Purba / Shutterstock
Candi Batujaya. Stock photo from Erick Doorka Purba / Shutterstock
Candi Batujaya. Stock photo from Erick Doorka Purba / Shutterstock

via Jakarta Post, 08 April 2019:

The Education and Culture Ministry has named Batujaya Temple complex in Karawang regency, West Java, an item of national cultural heritage. The government will now make an effort to better publicize the complex.

The declaration is stated in Education and Culture Ministerial Decree No.70/2019, signed by the minister, Muhadjir Effendy, on March. 11 in Jakarta.

“We just received the letter, and we will inform the public shortly,” Firman Sofyan, head of culture at the Karawang Tourism and Culture Agency said on Thursday as quoted by Tempo.co.

Prior to getting the recognition archaeologists carried out research at Batujaya Temple.

Source: Batujaya Temple complex listed as national cultural heritage – Art & Culture – The Jakarta Post

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