7 Best Temples to See in Bali, Indonesia
OIn fact, places of worship have become necessary for human beings because they are attractive and invigorating within the soul. Bali has proven that visiting its temple can bring you the utmost peace of a lifetime. Named the ‘Island of God’, Bali has its temples that sit on sandy beaches, from breathtaking mountains, to spectacular volcanic views, to mysterious caves. Bali has more than 20,000 temples in the last count (Pura in Balinese), it would be impossible to visit them all for a short time, but you can visit at least a few people. Below are seven temples in Bali that are worth your time and effort.
Pura Lamping Lohar
Location: Jalanpura Telga Mass Lampiwang, Tre Bwana, Abang, Karangsim, Bali 80852, Indonesia
The whole of Lamping Luhur is one of the oldest and most sacred temples in Bali, including the Basaqi (Bali’s ‘Mother Temple’). The main temple is located on Mount Lamping in eastern Bali, at 1,175 meters above sea level. Jerusalem is accessible by climbing more than 1,700 steps. However, the attractions along the way, including several other temples and the silent mountain forest, can still make the stairs walkable.
The promise of an amazing view over the stairs awaits, and one could see Mount Aging that the entrance to the temple is perfectly ready. It is not surprising why it is called the ‘Gate of Heaven’.
After about 2 hours of climbing, Lampo Yang Temple greets tired travelers with spectacular views and tranquility. The Temple itself provides another mystical sense of purity and tranquility. After that, the prayers come with fresh water sprinkled by the priest, which soothes the body, mind and soul.
Pura Lohar Oluvoto
Location: Jalan Raya Oluvoto, Picato, Badang, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Olivato Temple, Pura Lohar Alovato in Balini is classified as one of the six major Hindu temples in Bali. In addition to the uniqueness of the architecture, the Oluvoto Temple is located on the edge of a steep mountain, about 70 meters above sea level. In addition to exploring the temple itself, one can see the roaring waters of the Indian Ocean from the top of the mountain.
The Oluvoto Temple is considered to be the best place to watch the sunset as the sunset can be seen from the top of the hill without any interference. According to tourists, the best time to visit the Oluwato Temple is in the afternoon before sunset. In addition to watching the sunset, there will be a daily ballet cake dance performance on stage. Currently, watching Bali Cake Dance in Bali Keto has become a top priority for travelers during the Bali holidays.
Alon Dano Beraton Temple
Location: Dinau Beraton, Kandikonang, Baturiti, Tabnan Regency, Bali 82191, Indonesia
The Pura Alon Danu Temple consists of four separate temples, including the Dalim Purava Temple, the Teret Bang Temple, the Linga Patek Temple, and the Panitran Pokak Mango Temple. The complex has three main temples dedicated to the worship of Lord Vishnu, which have 11 degrees, with 7 degrees of Brahma, and 3 degrees of Shiva. All these temples were built to honor the gods and to make their land fertile and prosperous.
The Elon Dano Temple is located in the middle of the Baraton, in the middle of Lake Baraton, in the mountainous Bedgal region of Bali, Indonesia. The mirrored lake of mountains and temples surrounding the place offers a fascinating and imaginative view of the landscape which makes this temple a hot spot for photographers and tourists.
With the clear waters of Lake Baraton Bedgal around the Alon Danu Temple area, it looks as if the Alon Danu Temple is floating on the surface of Lake Baraton. Because it is located in the mountains, the area around the Alon Dano Beraton Temple is often emptied of cold mist and fresh air. In addition to the beautiful views of the temple, travelers can also enjoy lake water activities such as renting a boat to get around Lake Bratan.
Pura Taman Kemoda Saraswati
Location: Jalan Kajing, Abboud, Kikatan Abboud, Captain Gyanar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
This temple is dedicated to Saraswati, which according to Hindu mythology is the divine companionship of the four-faced creator Brahma. Its name is a combination of two Sanskrit words, “Sarah”, a lake or pond, and “Vati”, which means the abundance of water.
The main focus of the Taman Saraswati Temple is the architectural beauty and the existence of a lotus pond around it. In addition, every 19:30 (Bali time), a balance dance will be performed in the temple area of Taman Saraswati Abud.
Location: Jalan Raya Tanah Lot, Berban, Caderi, Tabnan, Bali 82121, Indonesia
Tanah Lot Temple is a Hindu temple designed to worship the god of the sea, Bruna, the god, and to maintain a balance between prosperity and the sea and land. Tanah Lot Temple, Pura Tanah Lot in Balinese, stands for the land “Tanah” and the sea “Lot”, which is also a proper name because it is located on the top of a rock and meets a small island floating in the sea. Is.
It is one of the seven sea temples on the coast of Bali that offer mystical sanctity to the roaring waters. Pura Tanah Lot is built on a rock with a size of 3 acres and can be reached by a few moments of hiking as it is only 20 meters from the coast.
The Temple of Tanah Lot still stands strong despite the collapse. A quarter of the stones near Jerusalem were replaced with artificial stones, but it is still as strong as before.
Location: Jl. Gunning Mass No. D, Besaki, Rendang, Kubpton Krangsim, Bali 80863, Indonesia
Known as the Mother Temple of Bali, Besakah is really important to Balinese because they consider it the holiest place of worship. The temple is estimated to be 900 meters away, on a slope of Mount Aging, an active volcano.
However, at a distance of about five to six kilometers from the crater, crutches sit safely outside the danger zone of Agong – which is currently within four kilometers of the crater through Indonesia’s volcanic epicenter.
During the last Agong eruption in 1963, which killed 1,600 people, lava flows depleted the Basque Country, which many saw as a symbol of the sanctity of Jerusalem. Isn’t it interesting how it is located inside the safe zone?
Location: Jalan Raya Batwan, Batwan, Scouti, Gyanar, Bali 80582, Indonesia
The Batun Temple is a local Hindu temple and a central site in a village called Batwan, about 10 km south of the center. The 11th-century shrine faces a large communal hall, where devotees offer offerings and offerings. The main attraction of the place is the well preserved sandstone shapes, traditional ballast paintings and temple architecture. In the inner courtyard of the temple you can also see the multi-roofed shrines with roofs.
The Batawan temple has a large mausoleum facing a separate large sectarian hall from which most visitors begin to arrive. During the big ceremonies of the temple, the offerings of wonderful fruits and flowers occupied the place. The next day, local artists and artisans showcase their latest works of art, ranging from batik to frame paintings and sculptures.
Considering how sacred places are, it is important to know proper etiquette whenever entering temples, dressing appropriately, respecting structures and locals, etc., before exploring these places to avoid troubles. It is also important to know more about. It’s really interesting to think about the places where peace is offered at your desk.
As the island of God, Bali will not fail to embrace you, be it on the cold mountains, on the roaring waters, on the whispering caves, or even above where the sleeping volcano is. ۔ After all, Bali is the place to be.
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