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Temples on Bali

In every village in Bali, there are several temples and at least one small one in each home. One can therefore safely say that there are more temples than homes in Bali. Most of these temples are shrines and might not be regarded as actual temples, but the number of walled compounds is believed to reach to a total of 10,000.

Kehen temple
Hundreds of temples for religion and tourism

Kehen temple is one of ancients temples in Bali where were housed there old bronze-made manuscripts. This temple is worshipped by the people around the village. The ceremony takes place on Rabu Kliwon Shinta where Ngusaba ceremony is held one in a there years period, which is fall on Purnama kelima around November.

This temple is located on the southern slope of Bangli hill about two kilometers from the town. It is really an historical temple worth visiting with a long plight of steps pointing down to the south. It can be reached by any mode of transports through asphalted road, or a short walk from Bangli cultural Hall.

Source: Bangli Government Tourism Office, Tourism Information

Location map of Kehen temple

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Last revised on October 11, 2009
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