Gunung Kawi Temple

Gunung Kawi Temple

Gunung Kawi Temple is one of the most exotic temple in Bali. Located in Tampak Siring area. The most famous thing from this temple is the temple that look like crafted in the mountain, also a great Springfield in the same location. This temple located in Sebatu Village, Gianyar Regency, the temple itself crafted in a very small mountain side. From traditional myth, known that this temple related to Mayadenawa, also known as Astasura Ratna Bhumi Banten, the king who didn't believe to god and also not allowed his people to held any kind of religious activity.

The complex comprises 10 rock-cut candi (shrines) carved into the cliff face. They stand in 7m-high (23 ft-high) sheltered niches cut into the sheer cliff face. These monuments are thought to be dedicated to King Anak Wungsu of the Udayana dynasty and his favourite queens.