Example of Descriptive Text about Thing – Borobudur Temple

English Admin learning English Online – Now we have an example of descriptive text about a thing. Today the topic is Borobudur Temple. As we have stated in the definition of descriptive text that this kind of writing can be a bout a place, a thing, or a person.

We have several examples of descriptive text  about places. W also give you some about person. Now wea going to study about this sample with generic structure. Before we read the complete text, we are going to see the generic structure.

Most descriptive texts are organized through two structural elements. They are:
1. Identification: What is the text about. From the sample below that the thing described is:
Borobudur is known as Hindu-Budhist temple.

2. Descriptions: Some features of the thing which make different from others are explained in vivid detail. From the sample below, we see the descriptions of Borobudur are:
a. Borobudur is influenced by the Gupta architecture of India.
b. The first five terrace are square and surrounded by walls adorned with Budist sculpture in bas-relief.
c. The entire adifice is crowned by a large stupa.
d. Borobudur temple which is rededicated as an Indonesian monument.

Now let’s see the complete text of descriptive about a thing!

example of descriptive text thing borobodur
Generic structure in paragraph about descriptive text

Borobudur Temple
Borobudur is known as Hindu-Budhist temple. It was build in the nineth century under Sailendra dynasty of ancient Mataram kingdom. Borobudur is located in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.