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Gede Luhur Batu Ngaus Temple

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A Tanah Lot for the cognoscenti, Pura Gede Luhur Batu Ngaus temple is not much further south than its famous sibling (though annoyingly, thanks to the road-system, is nine kilometers by car along the Tanah Lot bypass). Lacking crowds and boasting a just-as-impressive backdrop from its black-lava perch by Mengening Beach, however, its black sand, […]

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Margarana Memorial Park

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The Balinese effort in the Indonesian fight for independence from the Dutch after World World War II was led by a feisty young officer called Gusti Ngurah Rai. The most famous battle of this campaign resulted in his death along with 96 of his soldiers in a ritual puputan (fight to the death) in the […]

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Taman Ayun Temple

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Taman Ayun Temple is one of the most popular Bali Places of Interest to serve as a main site of worship among the Mengwi people who need not travel too far to the main large temples, the likes of the Besakih mother temple in Karangasem, Batukaru Temple in Tabanan or Batur Temple in Kintamani. It […]

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Subak Museum

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Subak Museum is one of the most popular Bali Places of Interest located in the village of Sanggulan along the main road to Kediri in Tabanan, which is frequented on touring routes to the western parts of the island, thus making for a convenient and insightful stopover along several itineraries. On June 2012, subak was eventually included on […]

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