Temple & Religius Place

  • Goa Lawah / Bat Cave

    Goa Lawah also known as bat cave is very important to the Balinese Hindu community and one of Bali’s most important temples. It's like Tanah Lot or Pura Besakih one of Bali's key nine directional temples and serves particularly as a guardian against dark spirits from the ocean. Mpu Kuturan who was one of tha priests who laid the foundation for Hinduism on Bali ...

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  • Gunung Kawi Temple

    This temple complex is thought to be the burial complex of King Anak Wungsu and his wives and favorite concubines. The area is quite large and you can walk around quite freely. So take your time and feel into this ancient and beautiful place. If you are lucky you will see a ceremony or see women preparing offerings. Gunung Kawi is still ...

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  • Pura Besakih

    Besakih is known as the Mother Temple of Bali and is simply the most important temple for the whole of the island. It's actually more like a complex of temples in one very large compound and its known and loved for is its dramatic location on the southern slopes of Sacred Mount Agung. It is known as and accepted as Bali’s Mother Temple ...

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  • Pura Luhur Lempuyang

    It's a very scenic and very holy place to visit. Located in east Bali within the highlands of Mount Lempuyang this temple is not only one of the most difficult to get to, but also one of the most sacred on Bali. 1,700 steps cut into the mountain are between your parking lot and the shrines. This means a 1 1/2 to ...

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  • Pura Luhur Uluwatu

    This cliff-top temple is indeed impressive. The temple is built on the steep cliff and coming here can feel like sitting one the throne of Bali. During sunset hours the atmosphere gets really mystical. Uluwatu Temple (Pura Uluwatu or also known as Pura Luhur) is one of Bali's nine key directional temples (Pura Kayangan Jagat). Though a small temple was claimed to have ...

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  • Pura Taman Ayun

    The temple was built circa 1634 by the then ruler of the Mengwi kingdom, Tjokerda Sakti Blambangan, with Chinese architectural inspirations, and was enlarged in 1937, making some of its structures the most modern temple architecture in Bali.Taman means ‘garden with pond’. One sees this image from the surrounding moat, which gives the impression of the temple being a sanctuary in the ...

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  • Pura Tanah Lot

    Tanah Lot is one of Bali’s directional temples, and is situated on a rock in the ocean, just offshore. From all the beautiful temples on Bali, Tanah Lot is quite special and for many one of the "must-things-to-do". It is said that Pura Tanah Lot has been built on the recommendation of an important Hindu priest Danghyang Nirartha in the 16th century, who ...

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  • Tirta Empul

    Tirta Empul is not only one of the most important temples but also one of the most famous, because of its holy water that is used for purification. Next to the complex is also a modern villa on the hill, built for President Sukarno's visit in 1954. The temple was built around 960 A.D. during the Warmadewa dynasty. The dynasty was founded by ...

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  • Ulun Danu Batur

    Ulun Danu literally translates as "head of the lake" which reflects not only the location of the temple but also its importance and main purpose. The temple compound actually consists of nine different smaller temples. There are almost 300 shrines dedicated to the gods and goddesses of springs, water, crafts, art and agriculture, art and crafts. ...

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  • Ulun Danu Bratan

    Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, or Pura Bratan, is a major Shivaite and important water temple (not to confuse with the other major water temple being Pura Ulun Danu Batur). The temple site is located in the mountain highlands near Bedugul on the shores of Lake Bratan. It was built around 1663 and is used to worship the lake and river goddess Dewi ...

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