Batuan temple, Bali, Indonesia

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Batuan temple, Ubud, Bali

The Batuan temple is a local Balinese Hindu temple looked after by the local resident of Batuan countryside. The temple is designed very beautiful with full of Balinese ornaments and the roof temple building is made from the fiber of chromatic black palm tree.

Picture: Entrance  Picture: Altar

You can find the temple in Ubud. The temple is almost a 1000 years old. Within the temple you can admire the old Balinese wood craftmanship. There are many historic wooden artworks stored on the premises. Batu means ‘stone’ in Balinese.

Picture: Statue  Picture: Crafts

There is also an area where you can play on Balinese instruments. Very nice, if you know what you are doing!

Picture: statues Picture: Artaffects

When you visit on a holiday, there is music being played and the temple is colorfully decorated.

Practical Information

Entrance fee: Donation. Typically, tourists pay around IDR 15,000 per person.

Dress code: long skirt and scarf to cover your shoulders. You can borrow/rent a skirt/scarf at the entrance.

Picture: BAtuan detail Picture: Batuan detail 

Tip: Come early to beat the crowds!

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