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Gunung Kawi Sebatu Temple

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Jl. Raya Bayad, Sebatu, Tegallalang | Sebatu Village, Tegalalang 80561, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the better temples in Bali. It has a lot of history, definitely a must visit. Please make sure you go early to avoid the crowds.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alpkorhan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were transported to Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu by our fantastic driver Iketut. I had researched this site and asked him if he thought it was worth a visit. He said it was and we were not disappointed. The only thing that was not mentioned...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RoblesSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago

A worthwhile attraction , just a little better than the other 1000’s of temples in Bali Easy walking , raiforests and creeks nearby make this attraction worth the effort . Great for taking the touristy pics to show the friends back home Recommend if in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fab place to visit. DONT be conned into buying a sarong on the way in - they are handed out free of charge once you are in there. Lovely walk down to the monuments but on the way back you realise just how many steps...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not very popular among the many temple sites in Bali, but definitely worthwhile, beautiful temple and surroundings.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Gunung Kawi is worth the trip. About 30 min car trip from central Ubud. 50K entry fee. I read other reviews and it said 15K. Obviously gone up. Wear a sarong to see sacred sites. Loved the beautiful scenery and awesome carvings. The trip was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Optimist12345959
Reviewed January 26, 2019

This temple has elements dating back to the 11th C. The older parts of the complex are carved into the rock face, with the newer ones free standing. There is a long staircase down to reach the temple and then the crossing of a torrent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 574RichardD
Reviewed January 24, 2019

We went here by scooter, while stay at Pondok Sebatu Villa. You will get a free sarong at the entrance. We remarked that the entrance fee (Inr. 30.000 pp) is double the price of Gunang Kawi Tampaksiring and Tirta Empul, while you spend less time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank BrakelSyl
Reviewed January 14, 2019

I spent c. 90min in Gunung Kawi, there´s a lot of stairs (down, and back up), but it´s all worthwile doing as the temples are beautiful, the views are nice and it´s all well kept. Recommended for early morning to avoid the heat...bring a sarong,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Cariocaseb
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

The temple is right next to tirta empul so you shouldn’t miss it. You have to climb down many stairs. That’s easy, just the way back is a little harder ;) the temple itself is inside the rock so the walk is worth it!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Amy K
December 4, 2017|
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Response from Mervyn C | Reviewed this property |
If you do not drive then get a taxi, or make it part of a tour. There is not enough to do there to occupy a whole day, and it is a long way from Kuta or Nusa Dua for a short visit
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Response from AvidTravelerSam | Reviewed this property |
Dear Andini42, I am not sure if there are any timings but i believe it's open all time of the day. Only criteria is that you have to wear a Sarong which is applicable for all temples in Bali. Don't remember if there was any... More
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