Payak Site, White Stone Block Bathing Place, Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Payak site is one of Yogyakarta classic bathing place. The site is located few kilometers on the east of Candi Mantup, notably at Payak, Baturetno, Banguntapan, Bantul, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  The building structure left is only white blocks pool 312 cm x 124 cm, completed with U shape wall and 25 cm x 25 cm waterways  located on the southwest of the pool. The pool bottom in equipped with water disposal.

On the northwest, there is a niche for Siva made of limestone. In 1980-1983, discovered a 17 holes container that symbolizes Wastupurusamandala, a diagram utilized as metaphysics design and building lay out. The container was made of silver and gold.

This bathing place seems to have an important role in religious ceremony in classic period as water was one of  important elements in ceremony held in sacred temples. There were also earthenware fragments that mostly in the shape of jug. This building is estimeted to be constructed date back at the 9th century.