This is one of Bali's sad kahyangan, six temples of the heavens. Located on the slopes of the often misty Gunung Lempuyang it sits at the top of 1,700 steps that wind their way through lavish jungle. As you ascend, the temperature drops. Views are generally awe inspiring; early morning is the best time to visit. The faithful visit Lempuyang to ask for blessings, solve domestic problems, cure sickness, or even to gain power. The major festival in Lempuyang is held every 6 months on the Thursday after Galungan (every 210 days). During the rainy season the mountain is at its most majestic, but the stone steps can be slippery.