Mount Kawi, Tampaksiring

Visit Mount Kawi, an 11th century temple and historical site. Set amidst thick and rich forests and tiered rice fields, the main temple features 10 shrines cut into the rocky cliff face that were believed to be dedicated to King Anak Wungsu of the Udayana dynasty and his queens. Its inspiring, monumental design and surrounding natural landscape make this an atmospheric and photogenic place to walk and learn about the religious heritage of the area. Wear good shoes to visit the temple--300 steps lead down to the main site, and the surrounding forest is well-worth exploring during a longer visit. Make Mount Kawi a part of your Tampaksiring vacation plans using our Tampaksiring attractions app .
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  • There is an entrance fee IDR 50k for foreigners and we are given a sarong to wear. It is not too crowded when we are there in the afternoon around 3 pm. The only way to the temple is walk down 300 ste...  more »
  • Very large temple area. You need to go to around 300 steps down on foot to a paved walkway with many art shops. It has unique archeological sites. Entering the location, you can feel the sacred. You w...  more »
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