Pura Lempuyang Luhur

Pura Lempuyang Luhur – Bali, Indonesia

Lempuyang Temple (Pura Luhur Lempuyang), also called ‘The Temple of Thousand Steps’ is located at the summit of Belibis Hill (Mount Lempuyang), 1.058 meters above the sea level, 10 km east of Tirta Gangga, Karangasem Regency and about a 2 ¾ hours drive away from Kuta. This is one of the key nine directional temples on the island. It is not documented when Lempuyang Temple was exactly built. Legends say that when mother earth was only 70 years old, the island of Bali was instable and earthquakes happened daily. The god Pacupati, who resides in Mount Sumeru saw this condition…