Earlier this week, Coordinating Maritime Affairs and Funding Minister Luhut Pandjaitan introduced a plan to extend the doorway payment to the UNESCO World Heritage web site to IDR750K (US$51.86) for native vacationers and US$100 for overseas vacationers.
Presently, the doorway payment to enter Borobudur is IDR50K (US$3.46) for adults, which additionally entitles them to climb to the precise temple. College students are charged IDR5K (US$0.35) to enter
“I instructed [Luhut] that so many individuals are protesting, so I suggested that we include [the policy] first and he agreed. Let’s not discuss concerning the payment but, let’s postpone it,” Ganjar stated after the assembly with Luhut.
Below the federal government’s proposal, the value hike would apply solely to guests who want to climb the temple correct, and never those that simply want to stay within the huge temple advanced. The federal government argued that the measure was essential to restrict the variety of guests and higher preserve the enduring Buddhist temple.