As we already know, Bali is one of the most beautiful places to visit and you’ll never be bored when travelling here. There is so much to see and do. An attraction that you might not want to miss out on would be Tampaksiring known as the valley of the kings. Here are a few interesting facts about this piece of history.
This place was set up somewhere in the Buddhist – Hindu era in Bali. The place holds otherworldly charm with its pre-Hindu candi, Holy springs of Tirta Empul and Gunung Kawi. The secrets of unknown kings in a period that was lost in history also remains hidden in every artefact here.
Getting to the temple complex
Well, getting here is no big hassle if you are staying at Seminyak hotels close by. It would be best to find out a few things about how to get there from your hotel like Hotel Indigo Bali Seminyak Beach while enquiring about the best transport options. Once you get to the town turn into the road with the sign which says Objek Wisata Gunung Kawi.
The way to Pakerisan River
Your journey to the site begins down a small pathway paved with stone. Walk down and you will see picturesque paddy fields along the way which eventually leads to the valley Sacred river called Pakerisan. Not far off, you’ll end up at the gates of the temple.
Beyond the stone gate entrance, you will find about 15 ancient candi which are some of the most well-preserved pieces of history in Bali. However, archaeologists believe that there are probably more of these intricately crafted candi which were unable to survive landslides and such calamities.