Batuan Temple is a secret Hindu temple set in the center of Batuan Village as a shrine for local people to worship to the god. Nowadays, this temple is become one of Bali Places Interest where many tourists visit this temple everyday. It is strategically located beside of the main road from Denpasar City to Ubud or just 25 minutes to the south way from Ubud Village. It is a local village temple and a part of three major temples in a village that is called Tri Khayangan. Batuan Temple is also called Pura Desa beautifully designed with Balinese architecture and antique Balinese ornaments decorate entire temple building including the entrance gate. This Batuan Temple is also featured by the three areas includes Nista Mandala (outside area) Madya Mandala (Middle area) and Utama Mandala (Main temple area).
The location of this temple is strategic situated in the famous sightseeing area which is very close with other Bali Places of Interest or tourist destination in Bali includes Batubulan Village, Celuk Village, Mas Village, Ubud Monkey Forest, Ubud Village, Ubud Palace, Painting Museum and Goa Gajah. Since Mas Village located in the sightseeing area, there are several popular Bali Tours, Bali Full Day Tours as well as Bali Unique Tours are covering this site. It put Batuan Temple as one of the stop point in the itinerary includes Ubud Tour, Kintamani Tour, Discovery Handicraft Tour, Rafting with Ubud Tour, Elephant Ride with Ubud Tour, Ubud Village Tour from Cruise line, Kintamani Tour from Cruise line, Ubud Elephant Safari Ride Tour Package and Bali Royal Heritage Tour.
As usual other Tree Khayangan Temples in Bali, Batuan Temple is used to worship to the god for the villagers of Batuan. This temple ceremony is gradually conducted every six month according to the Balinese calendar where entire local people will come to this temple to worship to the god. This temple is located in Batuan Village, Sukawati District and Gianyar Regency. It is just 25 minutes away from Denpasar City or just a step from Celuk Village.