Things You Need to Know About Ulun Danu

Ulun Danu


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Things You Need to Know About Ulun Danu

Bali is the sort of place where you can walk down the street and find something picturesque

– Henry Golding

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Here Are Some Spots You Will Find In Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple / Ulun Danu Beratan Temple Ulun Danu Beratan is one of the nine Khayangan Jagat Temples that surround the island of Bali, this temple is a place used by Hindus in Bali and Indonesia to worship God Almighty in his manifestation as “Tri Murti ” (Brahma, Vishnu & Shiva) in his hope for soil fertility, prosperity and human welfare as well as for the preservation of the universe.

Historically Ulun Danu Beratan Temple was built by “I Gusti Agung Putu” the first King of Puri Mengwi in the Saka Year 1556 (AD 1634 AD), and was emponed by Empat Saakan from the Traditional Village around the temple consisting of:

  • Gebog Pesatak Candikuning
  • Gebog Pesatak Baturiti
  • Gebog Pesatak Antapan
  • Gebog Pesatak Bangah

Geographically, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is located approximately 1200 meters high above sea level and it surrounded by the beautiful scenery of mountainous landscape with fresh air. This place has become one of the icons of travel in Bali and has been visited by many visitors from from domestic or international whom spare their time during their vacation in Bali.

Pura Penataran Agung

The temple is devoted to worship Tri Purusha Shiva, those are Shiva, Sadha Shiva, Parama Shiva. Founded by I Gusti Agung Putu before 1556 Saka year (1634 AD). This temple facing south, and could be seen after entering the Balinese Gate “Candi Bentar” towards to the lake Beratan.

Pura Dalem Purwa

There are three main Shrines, Pelinggih Dalem Purwa as the palace and to worship goddess “Dewi Durga” and gods “Dewa Ludra” as a source of prosperity, Mani Murda Shrine and a long hall “Bale Pemaruman” as a place to hold the “Upakara” the ceremony supplies. The shrines are faces east and located on the south banks of Lake Beratan.

Pura Prajapati

A huge Banyan Tree standing as a marker of this temple. It functioned as a palace of goddess “Dewi Durga”. This temple facing west shrine is the first shrine encountered, shortly after you pass the ticket box and enter the Ulun Danu Beratan areas.

Buddhist Stupa

There is also a Buddhist Stupa that gives a meaning of religious harmony. This Buddhist Stupa that gives meaning of religious harmony. This Buddhist Stupa is facing south and located outside the main temples of Ulun Danu Beratan.

Pura Lingga Petak

Meru Tumang Solas Temple as a place of worship of Lord Vishnu & also Bhatari Dewi Danu, with a temple facing south. Lingga Petak Temple “Meru Tumpang Telu” has four doors facing the four cardinal directions, where Lingga Petak Temple is the source of Beratan lake water & Fertility in the Beratan lake area. Where inside the temple building there is a sacred well that stores Tirta Ulun Danu Beratan where in the well there is a Linga flanked by two large black & red stones.

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Their Facilities

Wahana Air

Ulun Danu water rides in Bali with facilities such as: speed boat, water duck and paddle canoe

Coffee Shop

Enjoy your relaxing time while enjoying a cup of coffee with the various types of menus that they offer


Make your lunch memorable while spending your holiday with a variety of interesting menu choices

Photo With Animal

enjoy the fun of taking pictures with animals with various types of animals that you can take pictures with

Art Shop

Don’t forget to visit and shop for typical souvenirs at an art shop with various types of Balinese souvenirs


Apart from enjoying the beauty of the Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, they also have a garden area that you can use to relax


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