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Besakih TempleDesa Besakih, Kec. Rendang, Karangasem, Besakih, Karangasem, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80238, Indonesia

Built on six levels, terraced up the slope, it is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali. It is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples.

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Besakih Temple0.01 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple is a pura complex in the village of Besakih on the slopes of Mount Agung in eastern Bali, Indonesia. It is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali, and one of a series of Balinese temples. The temple is built on six levels, terraced up the slope. The entrance is marked by a split gateway, and beyond it the Kori Agung is the gateway to the second courtyard.

Mount Agung7.07 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Mount Agung is an active volcano in Bali, Indonesia, southeast of Mount Batur volcano, also in Bali. It is the highest point on Bali, and dominates the surrounding area, influencing the climate, especially rainfall patterns. From a distance, the mountain appears to be perfectly conical. From the peak of the mountain, it is possible to see the peak of Mount Rinjani on the nearby island of Lombok, to the east, Agung is a stratovolcano, with a large and deep crater. Its most recent eruptions occurr

Taman Tirtagangga15.58 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Tirta Gangga is a former royal palace in eastern Bali, Indonesia, about 5 kilometers from Karangasem, near Abang. Named after the sacred river Ganges in Hinduism, it is noted for the Karangasem royal water palace, bathing pools and its Patirthan temple. The one-hectare complex was built in 1946 by the late King of Karangsem but was destroyed almost entirely by the eruption of nearby Mount Agung in 1963.

Pura Tirta Empul15.61 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Hindu Balinese water temple. The temple compound consists of a bathing structure, famous for its holy spring water, where Balinese Hindus go to for ritual purification.

Tirta Empul Temple15.63 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Tirta Empul temple is a Hindu Balinese water temple located near the town of Tampaksiring, Bali, Indonesia. The temple compound consists of a petirtaan or bathing structure, famous for its holy spring water, where Balinese Hindus go to for ritual purification. The temple pond has a spring which gives out fresh water regularly, which Balinese Hindus consider to be holy or amritha. Tirta Empul means Holy Spring in Balinese.

Pura Gunung Kawi16.39 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Gunung Kawi is an 11th-century temple and funerary complex in Tampaksiring:180 north east of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia., that is spread across either side of the Pakerisan river. It comprises 10 rock-cut candi that are carved into some 7-meter-high sheltered niches of the sheer cliff face. These funeral monuments are thought to be dedicated to King Anak Wungsu of the Udayana dynasty and his favourite queens.

Mount Batur16.98 KMs away from Besakih Temple

An active volcano located at the center of two concentric calderas. The eruption that brought this volcano to be visible above the ocean is one of the most forceful across the earth. This volcano is marked by a collapsed top, called a caldera.

Pura Ulun Danu Batur18.37 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Pura Ulun Danu Batur is a Hindu Balinese temple located on the island of Bali, Indonesia. As one of the Pura Kahyangan Jagat, Pura Ulun Danu Batur is one of the most important temples in Bali which acted as the maintainer of harmony and stability of the entire island. Pura Ulun Danu Batur represents the direction of North and is dedicated to the god Vishnu and the local goddess Dewi Danu, goddess of Lake Batur, the largest lake in Bali.

Pura Goa Lawah19.80 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Pura Goa Lawah is a Balinese Hindu temple or a pura located in Klungkung, Bali, Indonesia. Pura Goa Lawah is often included among the Sad Kahyangan Jagad, or the "six sanctuaries of the world", the six holiest places of worship on Bali. Pura Goa Lawah is noted for built around a cave opening which is inhabited by bats, hence its name, the Goa Lawah or "bat cave".

Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang19.92 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is a Balinese Hindu temple or pura located in the slope of Mount Lempuyang in Karangasem, Bali, one of the highly regarded temples of Bali. The temples of Mount Lempuyang, represented by the highest pura at the peak of Mount Lempuyang, Pura Lempuyang Luhur, is one of the Sad Kahyangan Jagad, or the "six sanctuaries of the world", the six holiest places of worship on Bali.

Tegallalang Rice Terrace20.02 KMs away from Besakih Temple

A multi terraced rice field. One of the few left in Bali showing a glimpse of its history before tourism boom.

Goa Gajah24.48 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Goa Gajah, or Elephant Cave, is located on the island of Bali near Ubud, in Indonesia. Built-in the 9th century, it served as a sanctuary. Although the exact origins of the cave are uncertain, it is believed to have been built as a place for spiritual meditation. The cave was rediscovered by Dutch archaeologists in 1923, but the fountains and bathing pool were not discovered until 1954. It is now a tourist attraction.

Neka Art Museum25.36 KMs away from Besakih Temple

The Neka Art Museum is a museum located in Ubud on Bali, Indonesia, Established by Suteja Neka, a Balinese teacher who collected Balinese art with the advice and help of and advice from the painters Rudolf Bonnet and Arie Smit among others, it opened in 1982. It has a lot of collections which paves light to the history of Bali.

Ubud Palace25.40 KMs away from Besakih Temple

The Ubud Palace, officially Puri Saren Agung, is a historical building complex situated in Ubud, Gianyar Regency of Bali, Indonesia. Campuhan river junction The palace was the official residence of the royal family of Ubud. It was on his travels that Rsi Markaneya received a divine revelation that in Bali he was to bury five precious metals on a mountain slope where the mother temple of Besakih now stands today. This place is very important in the history of Bali and is preserved in its royal

Saraswati Temple25.44 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Pura Taman Saraswati, officially Pura Taman Kemuda Saraswati, also known as the Ubud Water Palace, is a Balinese Hindu temple in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. The most notable feature of the pura is its lotus pond and water garden, marking the outer area of the actual temple. It is one of the popular place in Bali.. The pura is dedicated to the goddess Sarasvati. Pura Taman Saraswati is notable for its lotus pond.

Museum Puri Lukisan25.52 KMs away from Besakih Temple

The Puri Lukisan Ratna Wartha Museum is the oldest art museum in Bali which specializes in modern traditional Balinese paintings and wood carvings. The museum is located in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. It is home to the finest collection of modern traditional Balinese painting and wood carving on the island, spanning from the pre-Independence war to the post-Independence war era. The collection includes important examples of all of the artistic styles in Bali including the Sanur, Batuan, Ubud, Young A

Bali Safari and Marine Park25.92 KMs away from Besakih Temple

Bali Safari and Marine Park, or Taman Safari III is a branch of Taman Safari located in Gianyar, Bali. It is one of the popular attractions in Bali and also a different experience. Daily a lot of people visit this place and experience the adventure.

The Blanco Renaissance Museum26.07 KMs away from Besakih Temple

The Blanco Renaissance Museum is a museum located in Ubud on Bali, Indonesia that opened December 28, 1998. The museum is situated on a hilly land surrounded by the Campuhan River as a complement to its beauty. At first, the area of ​this museum belonged to the last King of Ubud from Puri Saren Tjokorda Gede Agung Sukawati, before finally given to Antonio Blanco.

Agung Rai Museum of Art26.38 KMs away from Besakih Temple

The Agung Rai Museum of Art is a museum located in Ubud in Bali, Indonesia. There are so many artifacts that have historical importance and architectural significance.

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary26.56 KMs away from Besakih Temple

This is the sanctuary and natural habitat of the Balinese long-tailed Monkey, scientific name Macaca fascicularis. It is located at Padangtegal Ubud, Bali. About 1049 monkeys live in this sanctuary.It has 3 temples, namely Dalem Agung Padangtegal Temple, Holy Spring Temple and Prajapati Temple. The purpose of the management is to keep sacred the place and promote the Monkey Forest Ubud as an international tourist destination.