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Wonderful historic relic

This tiny little enclosure, housing part of an ancient stone pillar dating back approximately 800... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Important piece of history located in an obscure location

The Blanjong inscription plays an important role in the history of Bali. But sadly, it is difficult... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

This tiny little enclosure, housing part of an ancient stone pillar dating back approximately 800 years is quietly impressive. It is a little hidden down a small lane way off Jl Danau Poso, butwas certainly worth the visit to me. The inscriptions are faint and...More

Thank Beeker49
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The Blanjong inscription plays an important role in the history of Bali. But sadly, it is difficult to find the place and there is no write-up or description of the place or the inscription at the site. There is a small, easy-to-miss, lane adjacent to...More

1  Thank kikibee420
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Over the Road and a few metres up along a narrow Lane is this Historic Pillar . The Hamlet Blanjong is named after the People who made it , Blan meaning Blah or broken and Jong meaning a Boat ,in memory of a Prince who...More

Thank Kelvin C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This place is almost unknown by the locals. We found our way by showing people the map. Otherwise it was impossible to find. And once we got there, the only thing there was a single pillar surrounded by a glass enclosure, behind a steel fence...More

Thank dcn_nz
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Sadly no matter how many times we walked around this temple or up & down the nearby lanes, we couldn't find the stone pilllar. None of the locals seemed to know it either. The spot on google maps was incorrect (we ended up in someone's...More

Thank BronaJoy68
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Located behind a temple and not really on the tourist trail.Its an inscription in Sanskrit and a local script talking of the exploits of victory in battle by the local king.Shows Indian influence but is kept inside a glass case so a distant viewing alone...More

1  Thank Geeess
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Blanjong Inscription might take a bit of finding as it's not actually situated in Blanjong Temple where the taxi will drop you off. After going around the temple and asking a few people without success I exited the temple and walked along the road...More

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of being taken here by Kadek Nick who is a priest in the temple. This is a very spiritual place, and if you stop to absorb the energy, it feels amazing, I felt privileged to be shown the ancient inscriptions on the...More

1  Thank T6215VGangelab
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It was easy to find - I just asked the taxi driver to take me to Blanjong Temple. The pillar is encased in glass os not great to photograph, The inscriptions are very faint and not that easy to see. Nice piece of history but...More

1  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I can't imagine anyone having difficulty locating the site, it is directly off the road - read @JH72's directions ("Indiana Jones eat your heart out") if you are uncertain. It is next door to a huge temple. Yes, it is just a carved stone in...More

1  Thank TonibmeChicago
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