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Gunung Kawi Temple

Bali
2 hours
Temples of Bali
Sightseeing Tours
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Overview

Famous for its archaeological rock formations and ancient reliefs, Gunung Kawi Temple is one of the sacred grounds of Bali.

Description

Famous for its archaeological rock formations and ancient reliefs, Gunung Kawi Temple is one of the sacred grounds of Bali. Located on the top of rice field terrace, the temple can be reached by walking up the stairs to the top of the valley. As you enter the temple, you'll find various stone carvings and idols of Balinese gods and goddesses. Considered as the memorial site of Balinese King Udayana and his family, Gunung Kawi temple is encircled with lush greenery and has some mesmerizing overlooking views of Ubud from the top. Make flower offerings in the temple and meditate in the peaceful surrounding where ancient saints and monks used to pray.

Schedule

Duration
2 hours
Timings
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Child allowed age
0 - 12 years

Good to know

  • While visiting Gunung Kawi temple, keep in mind to cover your shoulders and legs, and wear a scarf or sarong. Also, if a woman is in her menstruation period or is pregnant or has given birth to a baby in the past 6 weeks is not allowed to enter the temple.

Address

Banjar Penaka, Tampaksiring, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80552, Indonesia

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