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An Ancient Pyramid-like Temple Hidden Underground Was Found in Java

When you tour around Asia, some of the most remarkable feats of architecture you will find are temples. All around Asia, you would find them from the Borobudur in Indonesia to the Angkor Wat in Cambodia. These intricately designed, towering structures would leave you amazed at what ancient humans were able to do.

And recently, another temple has been discovered with a pyramid-like structure which has been hidden underground for thousands of years.

Located atop Mount Padang in West Java, the structure is topped by an archaeological site that was discovered in the early 19th century and holds rows of ancient stone pillars. But the sloping "hill" underneath isn't part of the natural, rocky landscape; it was crafted by human hands, scientists discovered.

Read more about it on Live Science.

(Image credit: Danny Hilman Natawidjaja)


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