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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