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Bahal temple I

Desa Bahal, Padang Bolak, Sibatu Loting, Barumun Tengah, Kabupaten Padang Lawas Utara, Sumatera Utara 22741, Indonesia

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About Bahal temple I

Candi Bahal, also known as Biaro Bahal or Candi Portibi is Vajrayana Buddhist candi complex in Bahal village, Padang Bolak, Portibi, Padang Lawas Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located about three hours journey with car from Padangsidempuan or 400 km from Medan. The complex includes three candis: Candi Bahal I, Candi Bahal II, and Candi Bahal III. The temple site is linked to Pannai Kingdom circa 11th to 13th century CE.


Attractions near Bahal temple I

Batang Gadis National Park64.24km from Bahal temple I

Batang Gadis is a national park covering 1,080 km2 in North Sumatra province, Indonesia extending between 300 and 2,145 metres altitude. It is named after the Batang Gadis river that flows through the park. Signs of the endangered Sumatran tiger and the threatened Asian golden cat, leopard cat and clouded leopard were seen in the park. It is one of the adventurous and beautiful trekking and camping area in Sumatra.

Panipahan136.13km from Bahal temple I

Panipahan is a small town near Bagansiapiapi, Riau Province, Indonesia, 35 Miles northwest from Bagansiapiapi. Panipahan can be reached from Bagansiapiapi and from Tanjung Balai Asahan Almost half of its area is on the sea. There is a big festival on 24th of 10th month in the Chinese Lunar calendar. Motorcycles are the main transportation in Panipahan, cars are rare. There are small hotels.

Puncak Lawang194.72km from Bahal temple I

Puncak Lawang is a viewpoint located in Agam Regency, West Sumatra, Indonesia. This place offers a stunning panorama and a rejuvenating atmosphere to visitors.

Harau valley195.28km from Bahal temple I

The Harau Valley locted in West Sumatra in Indonesia. It is an area of natural beauty located halfway between Pekanbaru and Bukittinggi.

Lake Toba196.64km from Bahal temple I

Lake Toba is a large natural lake in Sumatra, Indonesia occupying the caldera of a supervolcano. The lake is located in the middle of the northern part of the island of Sumatra, with a surface elevation of about 900 metres . The lake is about 100 kilometres long, 30 kilometres wide, and up to 505 metres deep. It is the largest lake in Indonesia and the largest volcanic lake in the world. Lake Toba Caldera is one of the nineteen Geoparks in Indonesia, which is proposed to be included in the UNESC

Lake Maninjau198.43km from Bahal temple I

Lake Maninjau is a large caldera lake with several villages bordering it. The Maninjau caldera was formed by a volcanic eruption estimated to have occurred around 52,000 years ago. It is a great place to relax, experience local rural lifestyle, and watch the sunsets.

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North Sumatra is the fourth most-populous province after West Java, East Java and Central Java . it covers an area of 72,981 sq.km, and at the Census of 2015 it had a population of 13,923,262.