Besakih Temple is one of the most popular temples in Bali. It is also the biggest Hindu Temple in Bali. It is also known as the Pura Agung Besakih and is one of the largest Hindu temple complexes in Bali comprising of 86 temples including the main Pura Penataran Agung (the Great Temple of State) and 18 others.
When it comes to Bali tour, the Besakih Temple is the must visit place. It has many things to offer from sightseeing to activities.
Grande Temple with a Breathtaking View
It is also known as the Bali's 'Mother Temple', and believed to be more than 1,000 years old. It is situated at 1,000m up on Mount Agung’s southwestern slopes in the eastern part of Bali. The temple is surrounded by the natural beauty along with rice paddies, hills, mountains and the beautiful streams. Since it is located so high-up the mountain, the temple has a mystical aura about it which adds to the beauty of the place. Ask your Bali tour driver to take you this beautiful and amazing place.
The Magnificent Temple in Detail
The Hindu Temple is dedicated to the three main deity of Hinduism - Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. The main temple is surrounded by many other temples dedicated to other gods or shrines. You can take a walk on the stepped terraces of the various ancient temples inside the complex. The huge complex has many temples beautifully designed that will demand your attention. If you want to take rest, you may sit on one of the many parallel ridges located at some 3,280 feet up the side of this active volcano. Hire a Bali tour guide to get to know the beautiful place in more details.
How to Get to The Besakih Temple
The beautiful Besakih Temple is located in the North West of Bali, close to the Bali's popular Volcano, Mount Agung. It is located at an altitude of about 1,000 metres and is easily accessible from any areas of Bali. Public transportation is not available for this location. The only way you can travel here is by car service. Hire Bali driver for traveling to the location. A Bali tour driver will help you navigate the place easily. They can act as your driver as well as your guide.
Hire a Bali tour guide and visit the most amazing Besakih Temple. It is located in one of the most beautiful locations and offers a great view. It has many interesting things to offer from sightseeing to knowing the history of the place and getting to know the local culture.
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