Ulun Danu Temple is a Balinese Hindu Temple located at Candi Kuning countryside, Baturiti sub district and Tabanan regency. The distance from Denpasar town is about 50 km north side the way from Denpasar to Singaraja. This temple is set at lakeside of Beratan with beautiful lake view and hills surround it. We can find Pucak Sangkur mount at north side of this temple. Meanwhile, there is Beratan Mount which also referred as Pucak Mangu or Pucak Pangelengan in the east side. And also, there is Terate Bang Mount in the south side. Finally, Tapak Mount and Watukaru Mount in the west side of Ulun Danu Temple.
The name of Ulun Danu Temple Beratan is taken from the lake where the temple is built at Beratan Lake. The name of Beratan Lake is inseparable with the Beratan Mount as Deity and Goddess as fertility source, prosperity to keep the prosperity in life and society life.
In Papyrus Chronicle of the Mengwi is elaborated by the history of Ulun Danu Temple Beratan founding together with existence of the Mengwi Empire. Therefore, its status is the secondhand of Temple Empire group and usually they pertains as Dang Kahyangan. It is the same story with the description in papyrus of Usana Bali and Padma Bhuwana. Hence, Puncak Mangu Temple with the Panyawangan (representative place to worship) is the Ulun Danu Temple. So it is called by entire Balinese residents as Kahyangan Jagat (The Biggest Group of Hindu Temple in Bali )
The temple ceremony execution at Ulun Danu Temple Beratan is consisted of two types those are:
Ulun Danu Temple is a unique Bali Temple as a mascot for Bali’s tourism. This temple is one of the famous Bali Places of Interest situated in the plateau area and surrounded by cold weather and owns the magnificent view which makes impression for every visitor. This temple is strategically located beside the main road from Denpasar to Singaraja. It is very easy to locate this temple by following the main road with the good access. You may also join Bedugul Tours or Singaraja Tour to visit this beautiful temple. Other places of interest nearby includes Buyan Lake, Tamblingan Lake, Botanical Garden, Jatiluwih Rice Terrace, Batukaru Temple, Taman Ayun Temple, Penatahan Hot Spring, Butterfly Park, Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest and Tanah Lot. Meanwhile other places of interest in Tabanan Regency that recommended to visit includes Serijong Temple, Blemantung Waterfall and Belimbing Rice Terrace.
Following is the favorite land tours that we can recommend to you includes Bedugul Tour, Batukaru Tour and Tanah Lot Tour. Beside of that also this tour is good for tourist such as Tanah Lot Sunset Dinner Package, Bali Farm Tour, Bedugul VW Safari Tour and Rafting Tanah Lot Tour Package.