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Ulun Danu Batur Temple

Jl. Kintamani Singaraja, Kintamani, Indonesia
+62 831-1411-3780
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Not a leading temple but good example of standard large one

This is not one of the "must see" temples (Uluwatu, Tana Lot, Tirta Empul, Gunung Kawi, Pura Ulun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A T
,
Dublin
Not impressed

Not impressed with this place at all and I wish I read some review before the visit. We had to pay... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
J-lolly
,
Sydney
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Pura Ulun Danu Batur, a temple dedicated to the goddess of the lake -Ida Batari Dewi Ulun Danu on the edge of a huge crater. The dominant shrines are Meru's (pagodas) dedicated to the lake goddess and the gods of Mt. Batur and Mt Gunung Agung, the largest volcano in Bali. Pura Penataran Agung Batur is the principal temple, with five main courtyards. The dominant shrines are the merus: an 11 tiered one for the lake goddess and three 9 tiered ones for the gods of Mt Batur, Mt Agung, and Ida Batara Dalem Baturenggong, the deified king of Gelgel who is said to have ruled from 1460 to 1550.
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Jl. Kintamani Singaraja, Kintamani, Indonesia
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+62 831-1411-3780

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not one of the "must see" temples (Uluwatu, Tana Lot, Tirta Empul, Gunung Kawi, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan) but a good example of a large standard temple complex. NOTE - don't confuse this with Pura Ulun Danu Bratan which is on the lake...More

1  Thank A T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not impressed with this place at all and I wish I read some review before the visit. We had to pay entry ticket for each person which was rp35k (apparently that should come with a free drink from reading other reviews which was not even...More

Thank J-lolly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly you will need to pay 35k to buy the ticket per person to get in and unlike other temples, there will be ladies who will insist that you pay 50k to borrow a sarong. Real tourist trap. The inside of the temple is similar...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This temple is NOT the famous one on the lake that you see on all the Bali postcards. The temple on the lake is Pura Ulun Danu Bratan. Don't be confused like I was by reading some of the reviews here on Trip Advisor. Having...More

Thank Timmi002
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This temple is built in the midst of lake. Like other temples we visited you can cannot actually enter the temple but roam outside and see the architecture. At the end of the lake there are few mountains. So the few is breath-taking but nothing...More

Thank Fun_Frolics
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Firstly, do not confuse this temple with Ulun Danu BRATAN, which is like a Disney park. The other reviewers were right, we were keen to take a trip here after climbing mount Batur and it was worth the trip but.. ..Beware the children and ladies...More

1  Thank KandAPandora
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

It was nice and lake view with mountains and clouds were amazing. We enjoyed there. Must visit in Bali.

Thank Maruf L
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

2 hours trip, 35K for a ticket, 300K for sarong, which all must wear (so regretted I didn't first read some of the comments bellow), big temple, nothing special compared to other temples, so much closer and cheaper, and the only thing which was worth...More

Thank Anahid A
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

First time seeing a temple in Bali and I was so disappointed. Firstly you have to pay to get in 35k and for that you get a bottle of water. Personally I would prefer that you kept your water and actually provided someone in the...More

1  Thank shellybxll
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is our itinerary in north bali in August. Really spiritual place and one of the biggest temples in Bali. The temple is still very well preserved. The temple is located near the lake and volcano mountain, so it has a really amazing panoramic view.

Thank soniagusna
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