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Pura Besakih

Posted by
: Helen : (Helen is photographing in Melbourne,, Australia) on 23 March 2016 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Pura Besakih or the Mother Temple is the most important, largest and most holy Hindu temple on Bali Island.

Sprawling on the side of Mount Agung or Gunung Agung, the principal volcano on Bali. I was astonished to discover that some of the temples in the 23 temple complex date from prehistoric times, with some of the original constructions resembling stepped pyramids!

As always, I search behind the scenes.

Here we see the 'fruit ladies' waiting to sell their wares to unwitting tourists climbing the stairs in front of them.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/160 second F/9.0 ISO 100 35 mm

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Philnz from Ngatea, New Zealand

These are amazing buildings. you are lucky to be able to travel to such places Helen. thank you for sharing with us. Happy Easter.

23 Mar 2016 4:48pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, colors, lights, graphics & textures!
Amazing & lovely!

24 Mar 2016 7:40am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

intéressante recherche

24 Mar 2016 3:05pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Yes...like pyramids stacked one above the other !!! Beautiful architecture...and lovely image here...of these women selling..Bananas ?

25 Mar 2016 11:55am

You Know Me from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Interesting architecture!

31 Mar 2016 10:29am