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Jul 20, 2011

Experts: Community-Based Conservation of Borobudur

Yogyakarta: The preservation of Borobudur and Prambanan building must be based on the local community, said former Minister of Culture and Tourism I Gede Ardika in Yogyakarta on Wednesday.
After a speaker in one-day seminar "Let's Awaken the Yogyakarta Tourism 2012" he said, in the preservation of temples as heritage buildings should provide maximum benefit for local communities.
The seminar was organized in a series of anniversary-31 PT Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Prambanan and Ratu Boko.
Because the basic concept of conservation of heritage objects in the form of temples and other buildings should be community-based means to the community around objects or items that should be conserved was a great benefit.
"Thus the local communities who will perform the preservation of heritage buildings. They will maintain, monitor and so on. If the people directly've done that preservation of the sustainability of conservation is relatively secure," he said.
He said the preservation of unnecessary stress to the institution concerned, but the institution is merely facilitating the community. All of that so-called coexistence is between the conserved and which preserve the benefit.
"In preserving our heritage buildings to use tourism as a tool to provide kemanfaatan.Namun Thus, in using this pariwista must be designed carefully not excessive. For example, Borobudur and Prambanan the limited carrying capacity," he said.
He said so because it feels good to benefit from tourism, all of which any number of tourists visiting Borobudur and Prambanan accepted and not restricted.
"Later, if the tourists who come to the temple were many in number so the manager must limit it by setting kunjungan.misalnya period and certain hours only allowed a number of tourists up to the temple and the others have to queue first," he said.
Meanwhile, president director of PT Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Prambanan and Ratu Boko Purnomo said that the management in an effort to preserve buildings, especially in Borobudur temple made a rule that visitors must wear a batik cloth and sandals whose base software if you want to go up to the temple building.
"Batik cloth is intended to honor the building and whose base soft slippers to keep the stone temples kegesek not quickly wear out the soles of shoes or sandals that hard," he said.
According to him to introduce the two temples to intensify promotion tesebut it both at home and abroad. Promotion abroad, among others, the exhibition tourism market in the countries of Europe and Asia Pacific.
"We did a promotion in Asia that is among Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. While the promotion of Java by visiting schools," he said.
He said at the end of 2010 pascaerupsi Mount Merapi, just tourists, especially tourists flocking school students visiting the temple of Borobudur and Prambanan.
"For us coming they are very proud because when tourists visit the lonely datang.Mereka are exactly those young people who appreciate the culture of the nation itself," he said.

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