Richard Gere Plans to Visit Borobudur Temple

Hollywood actor, Richard Gere, plans to visit Borobudur and Prambanan temple in order to follow the Morning Peace Walk together with several Buddhist monks, on 25 to 27 June.

A press conference at the House of Sapta Pesona on Friday (17 / 6), Director General Marketing of The Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Sapta Nirwandar hopes, Gere's visit to Borobudur temple has a positive effect for Indonesian tourism. Especially for foreign tourists to visit the temple that set by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage.

Borobudur Temple
Borobudur, A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In addition, Santa added, Geri also participated in tree planting activities in accordance the teachings of Buddha or Buddha Tree Planting in the Borobudur Temple park area, Pawon temple, and Mendut temple. According to him, such acts are a promotional event in order to revive tourism there, especially after the Merapi eruption some time ago

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