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Pura Luhur Batukaru

Jl. Penatahan - Wongayagede, Wongaya Gede, Penebel, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 85125, Indonesia

Hindu Temples

About Pura Luhur Batukaru

Pura Luhur Batukaru is a Hindu temple in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia. Located on the southern slope of Mount Batukaru, Bali's second-highest volcano, the temple is one of nine kayangan jagat  meant to protect Bali from evil spirits. Originally built during the 11th century, Pura Luhur Batukaru was dedicated to the ancestors of the rajas of Tabanan. It was destroyed in 1604, but rebuilt in 1959. The temple's most important shrine is a 7-tiered meru dedicated to Mahadewa, the God of Mount Batukaru.



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Kebun Raya Bali11.67km from Pura Luhur Batukaru

The Bali Botanic Garden is the largest botanic garden in Indonesia and is located in the mountainous region of Bedugul, central Bali, around 90 minutes drive north of Denpasar. The Garden was established on 15 July 1959 and is situated around 1300 metres above sea level overlooking Bratan Lake and the Ulun Danu Temple on the slopes of Tapak Hill. The Garden is a centre for botanical research, conservation, education and recreation. It is operated by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences.

Lake Tamblingan12.8km from Pura Luhur Batukaru

Lake Tamblingan is a caldera lake located in Buleleng Regency, Bali. The lake is located at the foot of Mount Lesung in Munduk administrative village, Banjar subdistrict, Buleleng Regency, Bali, Indonesia. The lake is one of the three lakes that formed inside an ancient caldera, the other lakes to the east of Lake Tamblingan are Lake Buyan and Lake Bratan.

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple12.88km from Pura Luhur Batukaru

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Gitgit Waterfall20.18km from Pura Luhur Batukaru

Gitgit Waterfall is a waterfall on Bali, Indonesia. It is located on the north of the Southeast Asian island between the old island capital of Singaraja and the inland village of Munduk. The waterfall is a popular tourist destination in Bali, known for its height and the surrounding attractive foliage and natural swimming pools, accessible by a rocky walking trail.

Taman Ayun Temple20.37km from Pura Luhur Batukaru

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Tegallalang Rice Terrace20.62km from Pura Luhur Batukaru

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