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  • Cooking class at Bali Asli
    3.5 stars

    Suck on a lemon, then a lime, then a lemon again, the lemon will seem much sweeter; take a slice of kencur, a root essential to Balinese cooking, bite down on it a little and it will leave your tongue anaesthetically numb ... read more

  • Puri Agung Karangasem
    3.5 stars

    Built at the end of the 19th century, Puri Agung Karangasem is a series of compounds that house the royal palace of the last kings of Karangasem and other associated structures. Within the first compound are a number of rooms once used for guests of the king. The gates at both ends of the compound ... read more

  • Taman Ujung
    3 stars

    Taman Ujung is the first of the water palaces built by the former king of Karangasem in 1926 next to the ocean in Ujung. The sprawling site is home to numerous ponds and pavilions which create a picturesque scene. Although not as elaborate as the water palace at Tirta Gangga, Taman Ujung still ... read more

  • Tirta Gangga
    4 stars

    Recently restored Tirta Gangga is the second water palace built by the former king of Karangasem in 1957. The location, between towering hills and rice terraces, is magical. On a clear day, the island of Lombok is visible with the ever dominant Gunung Rinjani providing a stunning backdrop to the ... read more

  • Pura Luhur Lempuyang
    4 stars

    If you're up for a bit of a climb, the trek (well, there is a road, but we're calling it a trek!) to Pura Luhur Lempuyang offers fabulous views and you get to tick off another directional temple! Pura Luhur Lempuyang is one of Bali's nine directional temples and is of great significance to the ... read more

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