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Luhur Batukaru Temple

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Address: Tabanan, Indonesia

Luhur Batukaru Temple is one of Bali's key directional temples (Bali...

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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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

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 with guide

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Velp, The Netherlands
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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 I had a very divine moment - it is truly a sacred place.

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Bali, Indonesia
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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 relaxing. This place is not learly providing public transport from the capital or villages to... More 

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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 nice park to walk around.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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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 no ceremonies, this temple so quiet, still you will feel mystical and holy. Even from... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Crowds make it difficult to enjoy and appreciate but still a must do.Try going early. Read in advance so that you know what you're looking at.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

After visiting hot place on beach, we can visit this cool place in Bali. So now we knew that Bali aren't just beaches.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

We hired a driver and a guide for a day, we chose where we wanted to go from UBUD. On our way to the Tagalang Rice Terraces, we decided to stop at the first Temple to visit Pura Luhur Batukaru. After paying the entry fee (if you want to go the toilets you need to pay too), we put on... More 

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