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Pura Besakih
Slopes of Gunung Agung

Pura Besakih, Bali’s largest and most sacred temple complex, graces the lower southwestern slopes of Gunung Agung at about 900 metres above sea level. The scale of the complex is impressive, encompassing almost two dozen temples traversing the ... Read more about Pura Besakih .

How to prepare for climbing Gunung Agung

Until I climbed Rinjani, climbing Bali’s Gunung Agung was easily the most physically taxing activity I had ever done. And while this was my second attempt (the first was unsuccessful as someone in our group couldn’t go on), I still wasn’t as prepared as I could have been. Other climbers I saw on the day were not prepared at all. While this isn’t a technical climb, it is a difficult one ... Read more about How to prepare for climbing Gunung Agung .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Sidemen? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Indonesia.

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