In the center highlands of Bali in the serene mountain area of Bedugul. Here, vegetables, fruits, and flowers thrive in the alpine climate, and a colorful little market at Bukit Mungsu offers a wide selection of produce including exotic wild orchids, roses, and colorful birds. There is a large botanical garden nearby.
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Built in 960 B.C. during the reign of Warmadewa Dynasty, an amazing spiritual adventure awaits you here in this temple.
Built in 1634, the temple is the only temple complex exposing the Balinese traditional building structure, Meru. Taman Ayun, means beautiful garden, located in the village of Mengwi, 18km west of Denpasar, is indeed one of Bali’s most picturesque temples. The King of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Anom, built is stately proportioned courtyards and large surrounding moat in the year 1634. Containing both the Royal family ancestral shrines and the strayed Meru shrines to the major deities, Taman Ayun became the main temple for the ancient Kingdom […]
Around the 10th century, a sacred meeting of three prominent Hindu’s priests, Brahmanisme, Waisnawa and Shiwaisme, once took place in the temple. The meeting somehow resulted in a formulation of a guidance for physical construction of three praying houses (Kahyangan Tiga) at every Pekraman in Bali.
Sakenan Temple was intentionally built to represent high respect of the local people to Danghyang (Dang Hyang) Asta18 Pura Besakih paka, a holy priest whose belief was Budha Mahayana. Situated at Serangan Island, warmly blanketed with beautiful beach and mangrove forest, the Sakenan is often visited by the Hindu followers a day after Kuningan Day (Umanis Kuningan).
Situated in the small Nusa Penida Island, the temple poses as spiritual fortress for Bali, protecting it from unfortunate or dangerous events, either spiritually Pray for holy water, Batuklotok, Klungkung or naturally. Surrounded with the undisturbed rocky coral island in the blue ocean, Penataran Ped Temple is the perfect place for meditation.
Standing tall at the feet of the grandeur Mount Agung in Karangasem regency, Besakih is the biggest temple in Bali.
In the late years, Jimbaran emerges into a must-visited beach. It will be the paradise for seafood lovers that would like to taste the cuisine by the sea while witnessing the moment of an aircraft taking off or landing on Ngurah Rai International Airport. Honeymooners may have a romantic dinner accompanied with the light of torches and the thunderous sound of the ocean wave which breaks the silence of the night.
About 43 kilometers east of Denpasar, on Padang Bai road, Klungkung, this temple is believed to be one prominent temple in Bali. One of the most sacred temples in Bali, which was built in the 11th century by the high priest “Empu Kuturan”.
The eleventh century cave built on the hillside is one major tourist attraction close to Ubud-Gianyar road. Besides the cave which is the key attraction, the traditional bathing pool and a number of ancient stone relics fulfill the curiosity for some mystical experience.