Lempuyang Luhur Temple is a beautiful but small temple located at the summit of Belibis Hill (Mount Lempuyang). Lempuyang Luhur Temple is one of Bali’s nine main temples and is of great significance for the Balinese culture and religion. So you will often see Balinese families of the island, visiting in full ceremonial attire and bring food over their heads with balancing large baskets.
The middle stage of the temple is for the Gods and priests in special ceremonies. The narrow, paved road steeply brings you to the second temple named Telaga Mas Temple. The narrow path brings you to the Mas Temple Lempuyang Madya, Puncak Bisbis Temple, Agung Lempuyang Market and only then you will reach the highest and most prominent Lempuyang Luhur temple.
You will not just see the impressive architecture and unusual traditions related to the Hindu religion. Because the temple is so high above sea level, you can enjoy a beautiful sunrise coming up over the mountains and the sea. Therefore, the best time to visit the temple early in the morning. Because to the higher location is during the day and mostly cloudy in the afternoon.
The main reason for the Balinese is to make a pilgrimage to the temple to get some holy water. You get this holy water when you shrubs growing in the courtyard top of the temple.