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Luhur Batukaru Temple is one of Bali's key directional temples (Bali attractions) and a site of pilgrimage for Hindu Balinese. The Pura Luhur Batukaru lies in solitary clearing 1,300 meters above the sea level, all around the Batukaru temple you'll find a garden of flowering frangipani and hibiscus, with a gigantic, inhabited, humid tropical forest all around it. The impressive placed Batukaru is situated on the slopes of Mount Batukaru since the 11th century, which is an especially sacred site, even by Balinese standards. That's why all visitors have to carefully read and abide the temple rules posted clearly at the entrance.The temple is high on the slopes of the mountain and the often misty, drizzly micro-climate here just adds to its undoubtedly mystical atmosphere. Due to the cool climate and high rainfall (has the highest rainfall on Bali), the shrines in this temple are covered by moss
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a beautiful temple in the forest. It's full of nooks and crannies to explore. Its very calming and it was nice to be in the cool for a while. It is a real shame to see it so shabby looking though. Overgrown, slippery...More

Thank Jo J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big threes and the sound of jungle like to say welcome to you when you arrived here. Really harmony place make you feel really relaxed to be here. The place is about 40 minute from tabanan city and maybe 1h 30 m . From dnpasar....More

Thank mahe m
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We walked through the forest on the way up, crossing mountain streams and enjoying the look into local forest gardens and local people's lifestyles.The afternoon was grey so not as photogenic as it must be on a fine morning, but the atmosphere and age of...More

Thank adelaidejane2017
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This temple is one of the most beautiful on the island of Bali. Located in the foothills of Batukaru on the way from Kuta to the lake Beratan

Thank Игорь Б
Reviewed 17 April 2017

IT it a very silent temple with good views and a lake , worth the visit ,our tour operator did not provide any information which is sad , we were not able to understand much history but just move around and take snaps.just to go...More

Thank zenith_p
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

An ancient temple, a bit far from the civilization but a well kept temple with a very quiet environment

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My favourite temple ever! In the jungle and it has a mountain as backdrop. At the entrance a hundred dragonflies soaring through the air. The walls and statues are made of stone and covered in moss. It was beautiful and sereen. When I prayed here...More

Thank Ellen-Aranya
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Luhur Batukaru Temples is localized with forestry mountain downhill slopes. The temperature is pretty cool and the three species are great numbers of authoctonous three species. The temple is situated such in the peaceful forestry zone which is lovely for visiting both: worshiping and...More

Thank jerowijaya
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of temples that you can visit but not so many temples are still very frequently used like this one. It is interesting to see how the people are preparing to pray and pray afterwards. Around the main temple it has a...More

Thank WallyHolland
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Located in Tabanan Regency, this pura (temple) is one of the most sacred temples in Bali island. And when there is ceremonies, this temple will full of Balinese people from all over Bali for praying....and the atmosphere will be so mystical and holy.... When there's...More

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Rosalyn L
Hello Myself and 2 friends want to visit Pura Luhur Batukaru on 17th July during our travels through Bali. This will be our first day in Bali and we are then looking at heading to Angsen Hot Springs and making our way east. I would be really grateful for any advice or tips on the best ways to get to Pura Luhur Batukaru (from the international airport area), how much time you would recommend in spending there and if there is any nearby (ish) budget accommodation? Lots of questions and lots of excitement for our Bali adventures! Thank you
15 May 2015|
Response from PETIT17 |
Hi, I wonder the same as you, how can you arrive there, have u got any information? Thanks
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