Ulun Danu Batur Temple is located at the hill bank in the tranquility of Kintamani Bali with amazing of Batur Volcano view. It will take about 2 and a half hours to find this one of biggest temple in Bali Island. Ulun Danu Batur Temple was build on 1926, and also known as one of important Temple in the island. The words “Ulun Danu” meaning as “head of the lake”. Bali also has other Temple that located at the lake area that’s Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is easy to find, you just need to go strike from the “Penelokan” the great point to see Mount Batur.
Ulun Danu Temple as one of biggest Temple in Bali initially located at the down in caldera. Batur village actually located at the down of caldera, at the foot of Batur volcano for initially, but there was a big eruption of Batur volcano on 1926. Villagers in Batur village move to the highest place and rebuilt their village and their Temple. Pura Ulun Danu is a complex of nine different temples, containing in total 285 shrines and pavilions dedicated to the gods and goddesses of water, agriculture, holy springs, art, crafts, etc.
Ulun Danu Batur Temple – Kintamani Bali Information
Ulun Danu Batur Temple consist of nine different temples, including in 285 shrines and pavilions that dedicated to the Gods and Goddesses of water, agriculture, holy springs, art, crafts, and more. Penataran Agung Batur Temple as the principal temple has five main courtyards. Ulun Danu Batur Temple also has statues that built in Chinese style and dedicated to Ida Ratu Ayu Subandar. Ida Ratu Ayu Subandar is the patron saint of commerce and the ‘administrator’ of the Gods.
Another Temple surround
Pura Tirta Bungkah is temple that related to the hot spring down by the lake. They are concerned with agriculture. Pura Gunarali is where adolescent boys and girls can to invoke help in order to develop their natural abilities. Tuluk Biyu temple used to be located at the southern slope beneath the summit of mt. abang. The odalan of Pura Ulun Danu Batur held each Purnama of Sasih Kedasa, the 10th full moon. The date is according to Balinese Çaka moon calendar. This day usually falls in the month of March but sometimes in April.
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- Souvenir Shops
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