Pura Besakih Temple

1 hour
Temples of Bali
Sightseeing Tours


Being the ‘mother temple’ of Bali, the Besakih Temple is an artistic representation of ancient Bali.


Sitting on the holy lands of Bali thousands of years, the Pura Besakih temple unfolds itself at the foot of Mount Agung. The Pura Besakih complex is a cluster of 86 temples that basks in the glory of artistic Balinese architecture. The temple is also in the limelight because of its picture-perfect backdrop of a mountain valley, rice paddy fields, streams and much more. Its gained its fame as ‘mother temple’ as the temple complex is considered as the holy pilgrimage. The temple features three main temples dedicated to the Hindu trinity, but many other inner courtyards are closed to the public and reserved only to devotees. Additionally, this temple is the starting point for the adventure seekers who are determined to conquer Mount Ayung.


1 hour
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Child allowed age
0 - 12 years

Good to know

  • The temple complex is open 24 hours since it’s a worship place. But its recommended to stroll along this place with a guide to learn the significance and the legends surrounding it.


Besakih, Rendang, Karangasem Regency, Bali 80863, Indonesia
Pura Besakih Temple
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