9 Directional Temples of Bali - Bali Buddies

9 Directional Temples of Bali

9 Directional Temples of Bali

9 Directional Temples of Bali

Though most tourists consider Bali as beach-destination, a cultural day out to one (or more) of Bali’s many temples should be on everyone’s itinerary. The island counts thousands of temples, and nine temples are considered directional temples, locally known as “kahyanganjagat”. These nine temples are the most important ones as they protect Bali from evil spirits, and they are often located at the most auspicious places scattered all over the island. Their locations are considered to attract good luck, such as the side of mountains, on cliff tops and in caves, and they make for extremely beautiful surroundings.

The nine temples are:

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