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THE TEMPLE OF THE SECOND MOON

One of the oldest megalithic remain of prehistoric Bali is kept in the temple. The famous moon of Pejeng is actually a bronze drum dated from 300 BC, the biggest have ever found... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Denpasar, Indonesia

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

One of the oldest megalithic remain of prehistoric Bali is kept in the temple. The famous moon of Pejeng is actually a bronze drum dated from 300 BC, the biggest have ever found of its kind in Indonesia. Have a look at it and the old statues dated from XI century kept in the sanctuaries inside of the temple.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Besakih is the biggest of the island's temples and is surrounded by breathtaking and scenic rice paddies, hills, mountains...

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Switzerland
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

this is very beautiful temple to visit. I've learnt so many things from this temple. not so many tourist know about this temple, and it has its own style of temple which is different than others.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Long years ago during a trip when we visited several temples, I have been here already. It isn’t a place that you wish to see twice, but I wanted to show to my partner this very special drum. The Moon of Pejeng is more than 2000 years old, and nearly 2 m high, the largest single-cast bronze kettle drum in... More 

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Melbourne Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Our visit to this temple came about in a really strange way. We had embarked on a walk along the Campuhan Ridge which starts from Jl Raya Ubud near the grounds of the old palace. We enquired whether it was possible to visit the temple in the palace grounds. It turns out that the man (Made) whom we spoke to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We attended the "Moon Temple" specifically to see the worlds largest cast bronze kettle drum and we were not dissapointed. The drum is hard to find, way back in the massive temple, but well worth seeing. The temple itself is one of the largest we have visited and unfortunately it is undergoing major renovations so there were workers scurrying around... More 

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Phitsanulok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

This is a small simple local temple also known as the Moon Temple. The only reason to visit here is the 1,800 year old copper temple drum known as the Moon of Pejang.. Legend has it that this was a wheel on a chariot of the gods, used to pull the moon across the heavens. It broke off and fell... More 

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Alexandra Headland, Australia
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

There are plenty of temples to visit in Bali. But there are a few that are really worth a look at. You will enjoy this temple. Put it on your list to do. Even if its just one.

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England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 June 2015

This is a very special temple for the Balinese, but for a simple tourist it was not special. It has its name from a huge drum moulded in one piece, which is held high up in a temple tower and to european eyes does not look like a drum. It is a quiet temple to visit as it is not... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

This temple, billed as the temple of the fallen moon (the name of a huge drum on display there) is really just a standard Balinese temple, so unless it's the first one you've seen, or there's a ceremony going on when you visit, it's not such a big attraction as you might think. That aid, it's pretty enough, and there's... More 

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