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A special temple blessing

Our visit to this temple came about in a really strange way. We had embarked on a walk along the Campuhan Ridge which starts from Jl Raya Ubud near the grounds of the old palace... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 16, 2016
Melbourne Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Long years ago during a trip when we visited several temples, I have been here already. It isn’t a place that you wish to see twice, but I wanted to show to my partner this very special drum. The Moon of Pejeng is more than 2000 years old, and nearly 2 m high, the largest single-cast bronze kettle drum in... More 

Thank stinkwink
Melbourne Australia
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

Our visit to this temple came about in a really strange way. We had embarked on a walk along the Campuhan Ridge which starts from Jl Raya Ubud near the grounds of the old palace. We enquired whether it was possible to visit the temple in the palace grounds. It turns out that the man (Made) whom we spoke to... More 

Thank itho9217
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

We attended the "Moon Temple" specifically to see the worlds largest cast bronze kettle drum and we were not dissapointed. The drum is hard to find, way back in the massive temple, but well worth seeing. The temple itself is one of the largest we have visited and unfortunately it is undergoing major renovations so there were workers scurrying around... More 

Thank Chris G
Phitsanulok, Thailand
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210 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is a small simple local temple also known as the Moon Temple. The only reason to visit here is the 1,800 year old copper temple drum known as the Moon of Pejang.. Legend has it that this was a wheel on a chariot of the gods, used to pull the moon across the heavens. It broke off and fell... More 

Thank falangsabai
Alexandra Headland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

There are plenty of temples to visit in Bali. But there are a few that are really worth a look at. You will enjoy this temple. Put it on your list to do. Even if its just one.

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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a very special temple for the Balinese, but for a simple tourist it was not special. It has its name from a huge drum moulded in one piece, which is held high up in a temple tower and to european eyes does not look like a drum. It is a quiet temple to visit as it is not... More 

Thank Jongleurgirl
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2015

This temple, billed as the temple of the fallen moon (the name of a huge drum on display there) is really just a standard Balinese temple, so unless it's the first one you've seen, or there's a ceremony going on when you visit, it's not such a big attraction as you might think. That aid, it's pretty enough, and there's... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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357 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2015

It is no wonder that as at 23 April 2015, there were only 6 existing reviews on Trip Advisor for this place. At the time of our visit, my wife and I were the only visitors. There is not much to see here. One of the altars had rotting meat which exuded a bad stench, while another altar had rotting... More 

Thank PlanetOz
Bali, Indonesia
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Bali is really rich with culture,, and a great experience for me to visited " the moon if pejeng".. Penataran sasih temple... I like the sensation of this place; magical, awesome and relax... I recommended it''

Thank Gde J
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2011

Our driver recommended this to us as a beautiful place to visit and we are so glad he did. The temple is well maintained and a pleasure to explore. It will give you some insight into Balinese traditions and culture and if photos are your thing expect to get some great images. Expect to give a small donation for your... More 

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