Exotic Ulun Danu Bratan Temple

Ulun danu BratanLike other tourist attractions in Bali, there are also some Hindus and Buddhist temples as  venues for religious events in this location. The famous temple in this place is “Ulun Danu (Ulun Lake) Temple” or is also named as “Ulun Danu Bratan” temple.

Ulun Danu Bratan temple is located in Candikuning Village, Tabanan Regency, Bali Island. It’s about 55 km from Denpasar.  Like Tamam Ayun Temple, Ulun Danu Bratan temple was built by I Gusti Ngurah Putu as the founder of Mengwi Kingdom. Located in the highlands of Bedugul makes this tourist area has cool weather with temperatures between 18-22 Celsius.

This tourist area with an area of ??4 hectare offers a stunning panorama. By entering Bratan Lake, you will see beautiful garden. In one section there is a place for children playground. Next to playground, there is restaurant which serves a buffet.

pura ulun danuIn the garden, there is a Buddhist temple as high as 5 meters surrounded by 4 Buddhist statues at the bottom. It shows multicultural runs well in Bali for a long time. Even, beside those Buddhist temples, there is Ulun Danu Brata temple where Hindu people worship while visiting Bedugul. Not far from this area, there is a mosque. This makes Bedugul is different. It has religious tolerance and peaceful living.

sajen dan materi upacaraIn the east Ulun Danu Brata temple, there are two Meru (place to put offerings) which are bertumpang solas (eleven stacks) and tumpang pitu (seven stacks). Two Meru are separated from the mainland, so it is interesting object to take photos.

You can also be fishing around Lake Bratan which has a depth of up to 23 meter and rent boat for IDR 25.000/ one way. There is also a face painter in just 15 minutes. Are you interested? You should try it in Amazing Bali.

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