Tirta Empul Temple

Tirta Empul Temple at Tampak Siring was built in 960 AD. Tirta Empul means “holy spring water” that is passing within the temple. The water feeds adjoining purification pools, baths and fish ponds surrounding the outer complex which then all flow to the Tukad Pakerisan River. While Bali’s other temples may be larger or more jaw-dropping, Tirta Empul Temple possesses a unique serenity that cannot be matched. This active prayer site inspires both Balinese Hindus and visitors of different beliefs.Read more

Mengening Temple

Mengening temple is located at the North of the Pura Candi Gunung Kawi. Based on the findings of the doorway therefore the Asylum History and Antiquities of Bali is began to make observations in the field and was followed by a rescue excavation. This effort finally succeeded in finding the remains of an ancient building that allegedly form a prasada, which may originate from the time of the King Anak Wungsu. Mengening Temple Jalan Tirta No.25M, Sareseda, Tampaksiring, Kabupaten Gianyar,Read more

Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah is a significant Hindu archaeological site located in Bedulu, just 10 minutes outside of Ubud in Bali. Locally known as the Elephant Cave because of its close proximity to the Elephant River. Goa Gajah is thought to date back to at least the 11th century, was escavated in 1922. The centerpiece here is a cave, the entrance to which is an ornately carved demon’s mouth. Inside are some fragmentary lingam and yoni statues, as well as a statue of Ganesha.Read more

Saraswati Temple

  This picturesque temple located right in the heart of Ubud honors Dewi Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, literature and art. Taman Kemuda Saraswati Temple is set within a beautiful water garden with thousands of lotus flowers. It does indeed make a pretty backdrop for a selfie, but it’s worth getting a little closer to admire the impressive paduraksa entrance gate.   Evening sees the temple lit up as the venue transforms to a stage for regular dance and musicRead more

Goa Garba

Goa Garba is located in Banjar Sawa Gunung, Pejeng Kelod village, Tampaksiring, Gianyar, Bali lies under the Pengukur-Ukuran Temple, above the Pakerisan River. It is a natural site that exudes calm estimated to have been built in the 12th century during the reign of King Jaya Pangus. Goa means “cave” and Garba means “in the belly of the earth”. Goa Garba exudes calmness and is believed to be the meditation site of the giant Kebo Iwa, an ancient Balinese Hindu militaryRead more