Thursday, April 9, 2009


Name : Besakih Temple

Location : Perched on the slopes of Mount Agung, at a lofty 1,000 meters (3,000 feet).

Description : Over a thousand years old, Besakih Temple is known as the "Mother Temple of Bali" Besakih is the biggest and holiest of all the Balinese temples. Bali's mother temple stands against a stupendous mountain backdrop on the southeastern slopes of Mount Agung. Named after the Dragon God believed to inhabit the mountain, it's said to be the only temple where a Hindu of any caste can worship.

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