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Gunung Kawi is a temple complex centered around royal tombs carved into stone cliffs in the 11th century. It is located amid scenic rice terraces about 30 minutes from Ubud. Note: There are more than 300 steps to climb.
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“temple complex” (30 reviews)
“rock face” (11 reviews)
“rice terraces” (47 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Pakrisan River, Tampaksiring 80552, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice and beautiful place in the nature but not amazing. Quite a few stairs be prepared. And don't pay the parking in the entrance if you park near the temple it is cheat on tourists.

Thank veggievinz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good place to visit before or after tirta empul because the attractions are very closely. The tour takes you about one hour.good caves

Thank fabio r
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in the afternoon so was bit hot, walked through hundreds of steps with scenic view around. The wall with temples are magestic

Thank euphs_j
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to wear a sarong to cover my knees and actually it is included in the entrance fee. Gunung Kawi is surrounded by nature, rice terrace, trees, streams, and not forgetting the statues in rock niches. Don't bring kids coz hard steps!

1  Thank carlossf2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This venue is not for the weak or elderly with walking difficulties. You need to walk down over 100 steps to get to the bottom to see the shrines. Yes, it is UNESCO Site but is not one that will stunned you immediately. Some were...More

Thank KopiMocha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prepare yourselves for a long downstairs hike to get to the Gunung Kawi temple complex. Catch breathtaking views of the neighboring rice fields, and the river that runs between the two temple monuments. The place is a very serene ground, so best be quiet while...More

Thank kindredfreedom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never knew that I will be walking in Indiana Jones shoes. This place has so intense atmosphere of ancient times, power of nature and human being's lust for enlightenment that it's almost kish. Of course that it's a tourist attraction but one just can't resist...More

Thank Radovan Č
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rock Monuments well worth seeing on a Hike Downstream and onwards with SanurBNB ..which was very enjoyable and informative .

Thank Kelvin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there after seeing another temple and we were tired and hot and it was too much. Better take a rest befor going there. It's beautiful.

Thank yellowem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this temple. It had really beautiful views. Hard walk with lots of stairs so be prepared. Defiantly worth it though

1  Thank rachelmatthews93
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June 24, 2017|
Response from Emy L |
tidak sampai 1 jam kok ..
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June 24, 2017|
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Response from Randy S | Reviewed this property |
One hour is enough. About 15 minutes down and 15 up. That leaves you a half hour at the bottom. If you take lots of pictures or want to enjoy the site you might need and extra 15 min.
December 14, 2016|
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Response from alidebbie84 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply, if you have bad knees I would suggest that this is not suitable for you.