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Commonly known as the ‘land of ten thousand temples,’ Bali’s puras (literally translated as ‘space surrounded by a wall’) are truly omnipresent and seemingly innumerable.  Known as the meeting points of humans and gods, temples are an inseparable element of Balinese life ranging in size and purpose from the small family temples in every compound to the pura puseh, pura des... Read more
Overlooking the river by the same name in the
village of Perancak, this limsestone temple is believe
Gede Perancak Temple

Overlooking the river by the same name in the village of Perancak, this limsestone temple is believed to be the site where the oft referred-to Hindu high priest Danghyang Nirartha first touched ground in Bali and found shade under an ancak tree....

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Pura Gunung Kawi located in Sebatu, near the river Pakrisan, is
another bathing temple. This 11th-ce
Gunung Kawi Temple

Pura Gunung Kawi located in Sebatu, near the river Pakrisan, is another bathing temple. This 11th-century temple complex in Tampaksiring, north east of Ubud was built in homage to the God Wisnu, ruler and protector of water.  Hundreds of Koi fish reside in the many pools of this beautiful temple located amongst a lush backdrop of thick forest ...

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Also along the Pekerisan River gorge, northeast of Ubud and in the middle of Tampaksiring is the imp
Gunung Kawi Temple

Also along the Pekerisan River gorge, northeast of Ubud and in the middle of Tampaksiring is the important monument, Gunung Kawi whose name translates to 'mountain sculptures'.  Access to this 'Valley of The Kings' founded in the 11th century is via steps that lead do to the edge of the river, where carved into the deep 7m cliff niches are fiv...

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Set atop the rocky gorge where two branches of the Wos River
meet in Campuhan (translated as the con
Gunung Lebah Temple

Set atop the rocky gorge where two branches of the Wos River meet in Campuhan (translated as the confluence of two rivers) 1.5km from Ubud; this dramatically situated temple was built in the 8th century by the Javanese high priest and founder of Ubud, Rsi Markandya.  The name of the temple itself literally means ‘temple situated in a mou...

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The state temple Pura Jagatnatha (Temple of the Rulers of the
Worlds) was constructed in 1953 and is
Jagatnatha Temple

The state temple Pura Jagatnatha (Temple of the Rulers of the Worlds) was constructed in 1953 and is located in Denpasar on Jl. Mayor Wishnu. It is the only temple dedicated to just one God, the supreme God of Balinese Hinudism, Sanghyang Widi. Although the Balinese recognize many Gods, the belief in one supreme God (who can have many manifestation...

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