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Climbing Bali Mount Agung

Climbing Bali Mount Agung

Mt. Agung or Gunung Agung in Bali is an active volcano which is also the highest point on the island of Bali, Indonesia. It is believed, by the Balinese, to be a replica of Mt. Meru a holy mountain in Hindu as well as Buddhist cosmology. Legend has it that Mt. Agung is a part of Meru that was brought by the earliest Hindus to Bali. On the slopes of the mountain also lies Bali’s stunning Besakih Temple.

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