The Mother Temple of Bali, Besakih Temple is also called “Pura Besakih”. It is a temple complex comprising more than 20 temples. It is believed that this temple was made as past as 10th century. It is situated at up slopes of a mountain called “Agung”. This mountain has an active volcano. In 1995. UNESCO recognized this complex a world heritage site. Each of the temples in the complex has its own festival. I am sure when you will be visiting; you will come across one of the festivals. It is enjoyable.
Why it is famous: - Mainly famous for temples and Balian culture. In this complex, temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma, the trilogy from Hinduism are located predominantly. It has 23 separate temples, but the largest and most important being called Pura Penataran Agung.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Pura Besakih Temple: - The temple complex is built on six levels, terraced up the slope. Very old and revered temple in Bali. You may also love photography at the site.
Agung Mountain: - Mt Agung in the background, it is just spectacular. The largest and most destructive volcano eruptions in Indonesian History happened at this mountain in the year 1963.
Other tourist attractions and Activities spot nearby: - The Four Main Temples, Setra Agung- Burial grounds, Rafting and a Stroll in Marigold fields are some of the things to be enjoyed nearby.
Experiencing Hindu religion and its culture in Bali: - Bali is one of the Islands in the Country of Indonesia so far away from Mainland India. When you will be there, you will just see the mixture of Indian and Balian Culture. There will be more than one thousand local people all in Traditional Balinese dress selling various worshipping stuff. It looks very beautiful from outside. You will also see a local lady coming with beautiful handmade baskets and boxes with lots of religious gifts and offerings to the gods. You will be proud of being Hindu.