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About Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Pura Ulun Danu Batur is a Hindu Balinese temple located on the island of Bali, Indonesia. As one of the Pura Kahyangan Jagat, Pura Ulun Danu Batur is one of the most important temples in Bali which acted as the maintainer of harmony and stability of the entire island. Pura Ulun Danu Batur represents the direction of North and is dedicated to the god Vishnu and the local goddess Dewi Danu, goddess of Lake Batur, the largest lake in Bali.

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Mount Batur

Mount Batur

4.86km from Pura Ulun Danu Batur

An active volcano located at the center of two concentric calderas. The eruption that brought this volcano to be visible above the ocean is one of the most forceful across the earth. This volcano is marked by a collapsed top, called a caldera.

Pura Tirta Empul

Pura Tirta Empul

18.04km from Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Hindu Balinese water temple. The temple compound consists of a bathing structure, famous for its holy spring water, where Balinese Hindus go to for ritual purification.

Tirta Empul Temple

Tirta Empul Temple

18.05km from Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Tirta Empul temple is a Hindu Balinese water temple located near the town of Tampaksiring, Bali, Indonesia. The temple compound consists of a petirtaan or bathing structure, famous for its holy spring water, where Balinese Hindus go to for ritual purification. The temple pond has a spring which gives out fresh water regularly, which Balinese Hindus consider to be holy or amritha. Tirta Empul means Holy Spring in Balinese.

Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple

18.37km from Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Built on six levels, terraced up the slope, it is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali. It is an extensive complex of 23 separate but related temples.

Sekumpul Waterfall

Sekumpul Waterfall

18.73km from Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Cascading from 80 meters above, the falls hit the rocks below at rapid rate and brute force that surrounding area is covered in thick, rain-like mist.

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

18.74km from Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Built-in 1633, this temple is used for offerings ceremony to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Dewi Danu, due to the importance of Lake Bratan as a main source of irrigation in central Bali.

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The only Hindu-majority province in Indonesia, with 83.5% of the population adhering to Balinese Hinduism. Bali is part of the Coral Triangle, the area with the highest biodiversity of marine species especially fish and turtles.

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