Besakih Temple (Bali’s Mother Temple)

Like all other parts of Asia, Bali is greatly endowed with beautiful and very sacred temples, and you cannot visit the island without getting wind of the magnificence of the Besakih Temple – the largest and most holiest temple in Bali. With over 10 centuries (1,000 years) of existence, the temple overlooks the region from the slopes of Mt. Agung approximately 1,000 meters above sea level. The beautifully architectured Besakih complex has at least 86 temples with the Pura Penataran Agung also known as the Great Temple of State being the largest of them all.