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Mother Temple of Besakih Recommended Recommended

Mother Temple of Besakih
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Mother Temple of Besakih Recommended Recommended : Michelin's recommendations

Although built 1 000m up on its slopes, Mount Agung's 1963 eruption miraculously spared Bali's most sacred temple. Visitors should try to see one of the numerous ceremonies that take place here over the course of the year. Among this complex of 23 temples, three are most prominent, dedicated to the Hindu trinity, and of these, Penatarang Agung (Shiva), rising over six levels up the hill, is the most important and interesting. Non-Hindus are not permitted within the sanctuaries' walls.

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Opening hours :

  • [8am-6pm - admission charge - sarong compulsory (rent) if your legs are not covered - 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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