Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend

Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend

Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend

Roro Jonggrang Prambanan Legend

      Once upon a time, in the place where the Prambanan Temple stands now, there was a Kingdom called Prambanan, which was led by Prabu Baka. He had a beautiful daughter named Roro Jonggrang. The people of Prambanan Kingdom were wealthy and lived in peace. However, soon their happiness were disturbed by Pengging Kingdom. (Also read : Jaka Tarub and the Seven Nymphs)

     The king of Pengging Kingdom, named Bandung Bondowoso, wanted to occupy Prambanan. This made the war between Prambanan and Pengging could not be avoided. Prambanan lost the war and Prabu Baka was dead. Pengging could win the war because Bandung Bondongwoso had a supernatural power. His soldiers were not only humans but also genies. After the death of Prabu Baka, Prambanan Kingdom was led by new king, Bandung Bondowoso.

     When Bondowoso went around the palace, he accidentally meet Roro Jonggrang, a beautiful daughter of Prabu Baka. Bondowoso suddenly fell in love with her and propose her to be his wife.  read more