Gates of Heaven Lempuyang Temple Remains Beautiful Without the Illusion of Mirror Effect

The Gates of Heaven Bali

Pura Lempuyang Luhur which is located at Bukit Lempuyang Karangasem, Bali with its known Gate is able to attract tourists to visit it.

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Pura Lempuyang Luhur, Image via: @chanty_vb

At Pura Lempuyang you will find a gate that is a favorite spot for taking pictures.  Yes, the gate of Pura Lempuyangan is very popular as a photo location. With a magnificent backdrop of Mount Agung and its blue sky, the setting is very photogenic.

Apart from the photo tricks of the Gate of heaven with the illusion of mirrors, which some time ago had a viral, Lempuyangan temple remains beautiful.

Behind the beauty of Lempuyang Luhur temple You see, there are some fun facts that you must know, here are the descriptions:

You have to climb thousands of stairs

To reach the temple gate located on the hill, you must climb at least 1700 steps. You will pass six other temple buildings to reach the Gates of Heaven. Never complain when you are on the rise because it is said that when you complain, it can thwart your plan to arrive at the Gates of Heaven.

A favorite photo spot even though Mount Agung is eruption

Gates of heaven with the background of Mount Agung stands tall and very symmetrical with the temple Gate building.

When Mount Agung was on the eruption and took out the hot clouds, there were still tourists who were hunting for photos in this place. Even some tourists do intend to take pictures of the eruption of Gunung Agung.

Although it looks very close, it is still in a safe radius from the unwrapped clouds of hot eruption. The distance between the Lempuyang Luhur temple and Mount Agung is approximately 19 kilometers.


Ready-to-help photographer is available

Don’t bring your camera or smartphone to capture your moment? Don’t worry, there are many photographers ready to capture your cool moments


Look lonely? Oh No

The atmosphere looks lonely as if nobody. There is only you in the photo. But there are many other tourists waiting in line to take pictures in the gates of heaven. Especially on weekends and long holidays, this place will be very crowded.


Best time to take pictures

The best time to visit Lempuyang Luhur Temple is early morning before sunrise, which is around 05.00 WITA. It was clean and refreshing air. Visit it shortly before the sun sinks are not less interesting.


How to get to Lempuyang Luhur Bali Temple?

Lempuyang Luhur Temple is located at the top of Gamongan Hill, about 17 kilometers from Amlapura, Karangasem.

To reach this location, we can rent a car including a driver. If you want to be more efficient by driving your own car, you can use Google Maps and follow the directions


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