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Kanto Lampo Waterfall is located in the Village Beng, in Gianyar District, (12 kilometers) about 30min drive from Ubud. It was created recently (in 2015) when landslides damaged an irrigation channel. The source of the water actually comes from a dam and its stream can be turned on and off as the water is originally directed to the fields. The waters down beautifully in various directions. You can access it getting down a few stairs surrounded by lush green vegetation and decorated with pretty balinese umbrellas.
It is one of the oldest villages of Bali and it has preserved its ancient traditions and motorized vehicles are not allowed inside the village. The village temple that overlooks the village at the end of the stone road is worth visiting. From there you will be able to admire its striking and almost symmetrical architecture. You can also enter any house, its owner will be happy to show you around.
Pura Besakih, also known as Bali’s ‘Mother Temple’ is a temple complex in the village of Besakih located 1 000 meters up the slopes of Mount Agung in eastern Bali . It is the most important, the largest and holiest temple in Bali. It is built on six levels on an extensive complex of more than 80 individual temples with the largest and most important being Pura Penataran Agung. All the allegiances of the Balinese people come together at Besakih, each regency has its own temple within the over-all compound, as do each of the caste groups.
Tirta Empul is a Hindu Balinese water temple located in the village of Manukaya (near the town of Tampaksiring) 10 km north of Ubud (about 25 minutes drive). The compound was built in 962 A.D. and is famous for its holy spring water used for ritual purification by Balinese Hindu. There are three different sections with bathing structures, two pools and fish ponds filled with koi. In the main rectangular bathing pool, 11 sculpted spouts are lined on one side under each of which pilgrims bow with their hands joined together in prayer.