Temples & Religious Sites

List of amazing religious & culturally relevant  sightseeing spots worth visiting while exploring Bali.

Bali’s temples are indeed holy to the Balinese and more often than not, you will witness a ceremony when visiting the temple. Most holy and most important temple is Besakih, a towering mountain-top structure of many smaller temples and staircases. It is known as the “mother temple” and is treated with great veneration. This has been a site for pilgrimages for over 1,000 years, even surviving the nearby volcanic eruptions of Gunung Agung. Another very important temple for Balinese people is Pura Danu Bratan, a picturesque site built at the shore of lake Bratan (Beratan) in the mountain highlands near Bedugul. It is not as big as it looks like on pictures, but a very scenic place and very important to the Balinese.

Gunung Kawi Temple

Saraswati Temple Ubud

Yeh Pulu Temple

Goa Gajah Temple

Pura Gunung Lebah Temple

Istana Kepresidenan Tampaksiring

Pura Puseh Batuan Temple

Pura Pusering Jagat Temple

Tirta Empul

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