Besakih Temple

Bali’s “mother temple”, the largest temple in Bali, is over 900 meters up to the slopes of Gunung Agung. It has been regarded as a holy place since pre-historic times in Bali. The first recorded mention of its existence is from an inscription from the fifteenth century. Its has been regarded as a central, holy temple for the entire island. All the allegiances of the Balinese people come together at Besakih. Each Regency has its own temple within the overall compound, as do each of the caste groups. Read more » Besakih Temple

Bali for The World

Some peaceful places you need to visit …


The Regency of Badung, which is located between 08 degrees south latitude and 115 degrees east longitude, is shaped like “keris”, a traditional sword in Bali. The Regency, which has only 418.52 square kilometers of land, is divided into six districts (kecamatan), 40 administrative villages (desa dinas and kelurahan), and as many as 117 traditional villages (desa adat). Read more » Bali for The World

Bukit Jambul

On the way to the mount Batur, Kintamani, there is a stopover with its very enchanting scenery, located parallel to the hill, rice fields and the sea in distance. restaurants are also available there. Read more » Bukit Jambul

Tirta Gangga

Just north of Karangasem, on the slopes leading up to Mount Agung, is Tirta Gangga, a veritable water playground designed by 6 princess in the Royal Family of Karangasem as a resting place. The exotic pools and water fountains sustained some damage during the eruption of Mount Agung, but the water gardens remain as serene, and tempting as ever to the weary traveler. Read more » Tirta Gangga


The regency of Karangasem has an impressive range of terain and covers about 2,000 square kilometers. The steep rise from the coast up to the mountains creates magical scenary. Dominating the regency is the VolcanoAgung, said to be the “Home” of the Balinese gods. Read more » Karangasem