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Mount Kawi, Manukaya

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Visit Mount Kawi, an 11th century temple and historical site. Set amidst thick and rich forests and tiered rice fields, the main temple features 10 shrines cut into the rocky cliff face that were believed to be dedicated to King Anak Wungsu of the Udayana dynasty and his queens. Its inspiring, monumental design and surrounding natural landscape make this an atmospheric and photogenic place to walk and learn about the religious heritage of the area. Wear good shoes to visit the temple--300 steps lead down to the main site, and the surrounding forest is well-worth exploring during a longer visit. Make Mount Kawi a part of your Manukaya vacation plans using our Manukaya attractions app.
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  • This place was really beautiful, so much meaning at there. Religion , culture and legacy. When I came here I was very amazed because in my opinion this is one of the relics that must be preserved. as....  more
    This place was really beautiful, so much meaning at there. Religion , culture and legacy. When I came here I was very amazed because in my opinion this is one of the relics that must be preserved. as....  more »
  • Beautiful location, amazing surroundings on the way down. Currently very empty, health protocols are not very obvious, also not very needed when visiting this site as you are pretty much alone. The... 
    Beautiful location, amazing surroundings on the way down. Currently very empty, health protocols are not very obvious, also not very needed when visiting this site as you are pretty much alone. The...  more »

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