Mother Temple of Besakih

Although built at an altitude of 1 000m on the slopes of Mount Agung, the 1963 eruption miraculously spared Bali's most sacred temple. Visitors should try to see one of the numerous ceremonies that take place here all year long. Among this complex of 23 temples, three stand out, dedicated to the Hindu trinity, and of these, Penatarang Agung (Shiva), rising over six levels up the hill, is the most important and interesting.

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Opening hours

8am-6pm - admission charge. sarong compulsory (rent) if your legs are not covered - Allow 45min. Being with a guide will keep you from being hassled - before you start, be clear and firm in your negotiations with the guide

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Mount Agung
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