Bali Backpacker's Guide

GUNUNG KAWI SEBATU TEMPLE (Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu) + HOLY WATER

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS TEMPLE?

AWESOME ENVIRONMENT
Beautiful garden and fish ponds.
So many tree around the area.

AWESOME ATMOSPHERE
It’s located in the beautiful highland and on the natural spring.
Fresh air and the water also.

PEACEFUL PLACE
It’s located in steep forested slope.
Calm & peaceful place, you can to chill out here.

UNIQUE TEMPLE 
The temple has holy water & some ponds.
Not much temple in Bali has holy water and it’s available to be visited..

NEAR OTHER DESTINATION
It’s near to other destination such as Ubud, Tegalalang terrace, Tirta Empul temple.
You combine to visit those places.

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DESCRIPTION:

Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple  is a beautiful garden and water temple which located in the deep steep forested slope in Gianyar, Bali. It’s established on the natural spring and supplied some pools around the temple.

Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple surrounded by forested hills, that’s why it’s so peaceful. The asphalt road to the temple is a little bit steep, but the condition is very good. This temple surrounded by high tropical trees. It’s shading the area.

Once a year, the temple has a festival. Many hindus from all over Bali island came here doing the ceremony and praying. It’s anniversary of the temple. Local people called it “Purnama Sasih Kasa” festival.

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WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT IT?

Purnama Sasih Kasa Festival
It’s anniversary of the temple. It will held on:
JULY 8th 2017
JUNE 28th 2018

OPENING HOURS:
8.00 AM -4.00 PM.

HOW MUCH THE ENTRANCE FEE?

ENTRANCE FEE:
Adult : IDR 15K
Child : IDR 7.5K

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WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Village (Desa): Sebatu, .
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Tegalalang
Regency (Kabupaten): Gianyar
Province (Provinsi): Bali

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is no public transport to get there.

*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this temple and use google maps as your navigator.

**) Make sure your scooter is in good condition. The asphalt road to the temple is a little bit steep, but the condition is very good.

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own tissue.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
Some shop selling snacks.

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*) You may feeding the carp fish and pay IDR 5K only for the foods.

THE STATUE IN THE TEMPLE:

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*) I love those statue. One looks so old, the other looks so colorful. But, those are the same character.

SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR GUNUNG KAWI SEBATU TEMPLE:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple:

1. Tegalalang rice terrace.
2. Tirta Empul temple (Water temple).
3. Gunung Kawi Tampaksiring temple.
4. Agriculture tourism spot.

You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 1 itinerary.

*) It was great lost actually because i’m looking Gunung Kawi Tampaksiring temple, not Gunung Kawi Sebatu temple. But, seems it’s my destiny arrived in this beautiful place. It’s really peaceful place surrounded by many tree, beautiful gardens and pools. This place is suitable for you to chilling out with the fresh air and water.

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