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Taman Ayun Temple

Taman Ayun Temple

About Taman Ayun Temple:

It is a great Balinese Hindu temple located in the village of Mengwi, Mengwi sub district, Badung regency, north of Denpasar. Taman Ayun Temple was built in 1634, containing both the Royal family ancestral shrines and some storied Meru Shrines devoted to the God, surrounded by ponds with wide beautiful landscape garden in front courtyard to welcome all visitors who come and visit this temple. It is a beautiful place to visit on your vacation in Bali.

Taman Ayun Temple complex; (more…)

Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple, the Balinese call Pura Luhur Uluwatu is located on the “leg” of Bali, western on top of a steep hill of Bukit Peninsula, it’s a miracle that the temple still stands there on the top of a coral hill that has withstood the pounding of waves for hundreds years. Uluwatu Temple already existed in the 11th century around 1001M by Mpu Kuturan in era of King Marakata, and other source explains that Uluwatu Temple was much related with Danghyang Dwi Jendra’s voyage in spreading Hinduism to Balinese people during the 15th century (1489 M), (more…)