Muara Takus Temple is located in Muara Takus village, Tigabelas Koto subdistrict, Kampar regency of Riau Province. It is 128 km away from Pekanbaru, the capital of Riau. The only access to Muara Takus by land transportation is through Pekanbaru- Bukittinggi route stopping in Muara Mahat. Muara Mahat has a small road that leads to Muara Takus. Muara Takus Temple is the only historical heritage in the form of a temple in Riau. This Buddhist-style temple is evidence that Buddhist had once flourished in the area. Yet, archaeologists remain uncertain as to when this temple was exactly built.

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