Tag Archives: Hindu temples
Pura Besakih (The Mother Temple) Posted by sasha on Sep 18, 2017
There are hundreds of temples on Bali, but none compares to Pura Besakih. It’s the largest and holiest temple on the island, and is referred to as the Mother Temple. Let’s learn a bit more about this important temple and how you can visit it. Introduction Pura Besakih is actually a complex of 23 temples…
Pura Besakih Video Tour Posted by sasha on Sep 13, 2017
There are hundreds of temples on Bali, but none compares to Pura Besakih. It’s the largest and holiest temple on the island, and is referred to as the Mother Temple. Explore this massive temple complex in this short video tour:
Temple Hopping in Bali Posted by sasha on Jan 27, 2017
Known as the Island of the Gods, Bali is home to thousands of temples (pura). Every village in Bali is required by law to construct and maintain at least three temples. In addition, most homes have a temple of some sort. As a result, you don’t have to walk very far to find a temple…
An Afternoon in Denpasar Posted by sasha on Jan 24, 2017
Denpasar adalah kota ibu Bali (Denpasar is the capital of Bali). While it’s obviously important, the capital city often gets overlooked by visitors in favor of the beaches in the south or the rice fields of Ubud. Spending an afternoon here is a great way to learn about Balinese culture and history. Check out the Bali…
Video Tour of Balinese Temples Posted by sasha on Jan 18, 2017
Bali is known as the Island of the Gods, and for good reason. There are thousands of temples across the island, and going to them is a major part of daily life. Here are a few of Bali’s most notable temples in a short video tour:
Gunung Kawi and Tirta Empul Temples Posted by sasha on Oct 29, 2015
Take a short tour of three incredible Balinese temples in this short video. Visit Gunung Kawi Sebatu (which we found by accident), Gunung Kawi, and Tirta Empul. The beaches are great and all, but to really know Bali you have to explore the island’s vibrant culture, which is very much centered around its Hindu temples.
Explore the Monkey Forest in Ubud, Bali Posted by sasha on Jul 29, 2015
Explore the Monkey Forest in Ubud, one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Bali. Check out the temples, carvings, fountains, and of course, the hundreds of Balinese long-tail monkeys.