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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gunung Kawi is worth the trip. About 30 min car trip from central Ubud. 50K entry fee. I read other reviews and it said 15K. Obviously gone up. Wear a sarong to see sacred sites. Loved the beautiful scenery and awesome carvings. The trip was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This temple has elements dating back to the 11th C. The older parts of the complex are carved into the rock face, with the newer ones free standing. There is a long staircase down to reach the temple and then the crossing of a torrent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 574RichardD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here by scooter, while stay at Pondok Sebatu Villa. You will get a free sarong at the entrance. We remarked that the entrance fee (Inr. 30.000 pp) is double the price of Gunang Kawi Tampaksiring and Tirta Empul, while you spend less time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BrakelSyl
Reviewed 14 January 2019

I spent c. 90min in Gunung Kawi, there´s a lot of stairs (down, and back up), but it´s all worthwile doing as the temples are beautiful, the views are nice and it´s all well kept. Recommended for early morning to avoid the heat...bring a sarong,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cariocaseb
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

The temple is right next to tirta empul so you shouldn’t miss it. You have to climb down many stairs. That’s easy, just the way back is a little harder ;) the temple itself is inside the rock so the walk is worth it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joehiroth
Reviewed 1 January 2019

My wife and I visited this temple during the morning. Not too crowded, but one has to walk down a street filled with vendors on both sides to get to the entrance to buy your tickets, which are reasonably priced for admission 50,000 rupiah. Then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MuskokaMan
Reviewed 30 December 2018

This place is just spectacular, it was a 50,000 Rupiah entrance fee but worth every penny. We didn't expect it to be so amazing as from the outside you cant really see anything. We had already brought a sarong but as with all the paid...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chevikdaniels
Reviewed 20 December 2018

A wonderful visit to this ancient temple set in a deep valley of rice terraces. Entrance fee is 50,000idr and you get a sarong. A small walk from the car park and many, many steep steps which are very challenging. Lots of places to refresh...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YvPowell
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Pros: Temple surrounded by rice fields and waterfalls, great location for the views Cons: 200 odd steps to climb down and up so can be tiring Overall: highly recommend, one of the best attractions near ubud

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kulz92
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Beautiful and special temple close to our Villa in Sebatu. Very quiet and tranquil in comparison to the other temples, but very special on it's own. We really enjoyed it plus feeding the fish was the highlight of our third visit to it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amy K
5 December 2017|
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Response from Mervyn C | Reviewed this property |
If you do not drive then get a taxi, or make it part of a tour. There is not enough to do there to occupy a whole day, and it is a long way from Kuta or Nusa Dua for a short visit
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andini42
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Response from AvidTravelerSam | Reviewed this property |
Dear Andini42, I am not sure if there are any timings but i believe it's open all time of the day. Only criteria is that you have to wear a Sarong which is applicable for all temples in Bali. Don't remember if there was any... More
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