Karangasem, Bali

East Bali is mainly formed by the district of Karangasem. In this part of Bali you will find interesting places to visit. The holy mountain Gunung Agung may be the most famous spot in eastern Bali, with on its slopes the Besakih temple complex, the most important temple of Bali which is often referred to as the ‘mother temple’. The Agung Volcano last erupted in 1963 but has been dormant since. The most well known places in East Bali are Tulamben, Amed, Pura Besakih Tirtagangga, Amlapura, Padang Bai, Candi Dasa, Klungkung. East Bali can easily be reached from the South of Bali (Kuta/Sanur) as well as from the North of Bali (Singaraja), with an average travel time of 2 hour by car, depending on the amount of traffic on the road.