BESAKIH TOUR

INTRODUCTION


Besakih Temple is located in Agung mountainside owns very huge area with beautiful and artistic of building temple. It is the biggest Hindu temple in Bali with full of religious ambience and decorated by Bali style ornaments from the doorstep temple, holy idol that made from stone, and gate building joining with others.

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BESAKIH TEMPLE

Besakih Temple, known as Bali’s ‘Mother Temple’ for over 1,000 years, sits 1,000 metres high on the southwestern slopes of Mount Agung. Besakih is an artistic and unique complex that comprises at least 86 temples which include the main Pura Penataran Agung (the Great Temple of State) and 18 others. Besakih is the biggest and holiest of the island’s temples and is surrounded by breathtaking and scenic rice paddies, hills, mountains, streams, and more. To the Balinese, visiting the temple sanctuaries is a special pilgrimage. Mount Agung’s high location gives it an almost mystical quality. Many stairs lead up to the sacred mountain, leading to the many temples that vary according to types, status, and functions.

KERTHA GOSHA

Kerta Gosa, also spelled Kertha Gosa and known locally as ‘Taman Gili Kerta Gosa’, is an historical landmark in Semarapura, the main town of the Klungkung regency in East Bali. Kerta Gosa forms part of the Puri Semarapura royal palace complex and features two main structures – a grand hall that called Bale Kerta Gosa with ceilings filled with Kamasan or wayang-style paintings, and Bale Kambang ‘floating’ hall or pavillion that’s surrounded by a moat. Kerta Gosa is one of Bali’s most important historical sites. Even though it is a national heritage site, Kerta Gosa is open for the public.

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