Besakih | bali3brothertours



Departure time: 9.00 am (8 Hours)

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The discovery of Goa Gajah originated from the Dutch East Indies official report, LC. Heyting in 1923 who found statues of Ganesha, Trilingga and statues Hariti to the Dutch government. This was followed up by Dr. WF. Stutterheim to conduct further research in 1925. In 1950 the Department of Antiquities RI through sections of ancient buildings in Bali led by JL Krijgsman conducting research and excavations in 1954 until 1979 and was discovered ancient petirtaan place with six statues of women with showers water in the chest and until now its presence can be trusted to provide vibration purification aura for visitors.on 1931 Mr. Spies discovered heritage Conrat also quite important in the complex “Tukad Pangkung” in the form of a three-pronged stupa carved on a stone wall that had collapsed was lying bottom of Tukad Pangkung.

The city was known at that time for its arts, painting, dance and music. At the end of the 18th century, the Kerta Gosa Pavilion, also spelt Kertha Gosa or Kerta Gosa, the hall of justice, was erected in the north-eastern corner of the palace compound. It typified the Klungkung style of architecture and painting. Because the Kerta Gosa was the court of the high king of Bali, cases on the island which could not be resolved were transferred to this site. Three Brahmana priests presided over the court. The convicts (as well as visitors today) were able to view the ceiling which depicted different punishments in the afterlife, the results of karma, while they were awaiting sentencing. The ceiling paintings of the Kerta Gosa are one of the outstanding examples of the Kamasan (or Wayang) style. The paintings were probably originally done in the middle of the nineteenth century, and renewed in 1918, 1933 and 1963, with individual panels repaired in the 1980s and 1990s. Leading artists of Kamasan village such as Kaki Rambut, Pan Seken, Mangku Mura and Nyoman Mandra have been responsible for the repaintings in the twentieth century. The main paintings depict the story of Bima in heaven and hell, but other stories depicted are the Tantri, the Garuda story, and scenes predicting the portents of earthquakes (Palindon).

Is a cave which homed thousands of bats. People are not allowed to disturb and catch those bats because the people believe that the bats are sacred. In front of the cave there is a temple which called Goa Lawah temple. The cave and the temple are facing to the southern sea of Bali. Goa Lawah temple was built in the 11th century when Mpu Kuturan organized the religion organization in Bali. It has a close relationship with Besakih temple due to many people believes that the cave is end in the Mount Agung, but until today nobodies can proof that.

Traditional sea salt farming on Kusamba beach is a tourist attraction that is very interesting to visit. You can see this traditional salt production by the fishermen or salt farmers, who were making salt at the beach. You see the production of this traditional salt farming on the old way. You see this not on another place.

valley in the foothills of Mount Agung makes for one of the most scenic drives on the whole island. Stunning rice terraces, lush forested hill-sides and the mountain itself, all combine to make this is a magical area to visit.

a complex made up of twenty-three temples that sit on parallel ridges. It has stepped terraces and flights of stairs which ascend to a number of courtyards and brick gateways that in turn lead up to the main spire or Meru structure, which is called Pura Penataran Agung. All this is aligned along a single axis and designed to lead the spiritual person upward and closer to the mountain which is considered sacred..The main sanctuary of the complex is the Pura Penataran Agung. The symbolic center of the main sanctuary is the lotus throne or padmasana, which is therefore the ritual focus of the entire complex. It dates to around the seventeenth century.A series of eruptions of Mount Agung in 1963, which killed approximately 1,700 people, also threatened Pura Besakih. The lava flows missed the temple complex by mere meters. The saving of the temple is regarded by the Balinese people as miraculous, and a signal from the gods that they wished to demonstrate their power but not destroy the monument the Balinese faithful had erected. The precise origins of the temple are not clear but it almost certainly dates from prehistoric times. The stone bases of Pura Penataran Agung and several other temples resemble megalithic stepped pyramids, which date back at least 2000 years. It was certainly used as a Hindu place of worship from 1284 when the first Javanese conquerors settled in Bali. By the 15th century, Besakih had become a state temple of the Gelgel dynasty.

Comfortable Air-conditioned Car, Cold Mineral Water, Parking Fee, English Speaking Driver, Sarongs & Petrol.
Entrance Ticket, Performance Ticket, Lunch or Dinner and Other Expenses.

Price US $65/Car Accommodate up to 7 Passengers


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