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Gunung Kawi

Listed under Temples in Bali, Indonesia.

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Set among fields of rice paddies, the 11th century temple complex Gunang Kawi is a haven of tranquility. Hundreds of years ago, it is thought that devotees of King Anak Wungsu and his many concubines carved a collection of monuments into the rocky cliff sides of Bali’s town of Ubud. Buddhist monks inhabited the ancient temple for some time, but now it is open to inquisitive travelers.

Written by  Sarah Clise.

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