Pura Kehen  
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 Description:   Pura Kehen is the state temple of the kingdom of Bangli. It's the biggest temple in East Bali and is often referred to as a miniature version of Besakih, the "Mother Temple" located on the slopes of Mount Agung.
Built in the 11th century, the temple features eight terraces. 38 stairs lead up to a beautifully decorated entrance which opens onto the first courtyard, where a massive banyan tree over 700 years old stands guard.
The inner courtyard boasts an 11-roof meru (a shrine with many tiers) as well as shrines with thrones for Brahma, Shiva and Vishnu, the all-important Hindu trinity.
Every three years in November (Rabu Kliwan Shinta in the Balinese calendar), at the time of purnama or full moon, a major ceremony known as Ngusabha is held at the temple.
 Province   Bali  Direction:      
 District   Bangli    
 City   Bangli  Comments:    Official Web:    
 Genre   Temple      Related links:       
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 Entry fee   na     GPS :   -8.44185, 115.35987  
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