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Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple is an iconic temple in Bali, instantly recognisable as it sits atop a 70 metre high cliff and looks out over the sea. Apart from being a place...

Phillip Island Temples

To learn more about the culture of Bali, visitors should take the time to visit the many temples located all over the island.

You will often be required to cover your knees and ankles with a sarong which can be provided (for a small fee) by the locals at the entrance, or you can bring your own.

Best Temples in Bali & Most Famous Temples in Kuta & Ubud – Map


Tanah Lot Temple is a unique temple that is perched on a rocky outcrop over the sea. Located near North Kuta, this temple is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Bali. The temple cannot be reached during high tide, which occurs during the morning and after sunrise. However, the best pictures occur in the morning where the temple is surrounded by the ocean, or at sunset as the sun drops down beyond the horizon.

Uluwatu Temple is an iconic temple in Bali, instantly recognisable as it sits atop a 70 metre high cliff and looks out over the sea. Apart from being a place of worship, Uluwatu Temple is also known as the venue of the famous kecak performance. It is located on the southern-most tip of Bali island.

Pura Besakih is Bali’s most popular temple and arguably the holiest location in Bali. It is referred to as the Besakih ‘Mother Temple’ and comprises of 86 temples throughout the grounds. The temple is located about 1000 metres high up on Gunung Agung, which gives the temple grounds spectacular views of the eastern regions of Bali.

So make sure to stop by some of temples during your stay in Bali and pay your respects to the culture of the Balinese people.


Uluwatu Temple

Pecatu, South Kuta

Uluwatu Temple is an iconic temple in Bali, instantly recognisable as it sits atop a 70 metre high cliff and looks out over the sea. Apart from being a place of worship, Uluwatu Temple is also known as the venue of the...

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Pura Besakih

Besakih, Rendang

Pura Besakih is Bali’s most popular temple and arguably the holiest location in Bali. It is referred to as the Besakih ‘Mother Temple’ and comprises of 86 temples throughout the grounds. The temple is located about 1000...

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Tanah Lot Temple

Beraban, Kediri

Tanah Lot Temple is a unique temple that is perched on a rocky outcrop over the sea. Located on the eastern coast of the island, north of Kuta and Seminyak, this temple is one of the most visited tourist attractions in...

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Gunung Kawi

Gunung Kawi

Tampaksiring, Gianyar

Gunung Kawi is an ancient temple nestled in the lush landscape of Tampaksiring in Ubud, is one of Bali’s most prominent landmarks and tourist attractions. The unique feature of this temple is that it is made up of ten...

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Pura Taman Ayun

Pura Taman Ayun

Mengwi, Kabupaten Badung

Pura Taman Ayun translates to the ‘temple with a beautiful garden’ and is considered to be one of the island’s most beautiful and intricate temples. The temple is nestled in a verdant park teeming with flora and fauna...

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Ulun Danu Temple

Ulun Danu Temple

Candikuning, Baturiti

Ulun Danu Temple is a popular attraction located in the charming countryside of Candi Kuning. The temple is set on the shores of Lake Beratan which is located in the centre of the island. The stunning views of the...

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Tirta Empul Temple

Tirta Empul Temple

Manukaya, Tampaksiring

Tirta Empul Temple, also known by the locals as Pura Tirta Empul, is a Balinese temple located close to Tampaksiring Town, 40kms from Denpasar in the centre of the island. The temple is surrounded by rolling hills that...

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Gunung Lebah Temple

Gunung Lebah Temple

Sayan, Ubud

Gunung Lebah Temple is a historic temple which stands on a protruded rock in Ubud. The temple was built in the 8th century and is popular tourist attraction. The name of this temple translates to ‘small hill’ in the...

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Pura Luhur Batukaru

Pura Luhur Batukaru

Wongaya Gede, Penebel

Pura Luhur Batukaru is a Balinese Temple located on the slopes of Mount Batukaru in Tabanan. The temple is amongst the nine directional temples on the island. As one of the directional temples in Bali, it is believed...

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Pura Goa Lawah

Pura Goa Lawah

Pesinggahan, Klunkung

Pura Goa Lawah is a popular beach temple located in the eastern region of Bali. This temple is loved by both locals and foreigners and for good reason. Goa Lawah is one of Bali’s most important temples and is...

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Puri Saren Agung

Puri Saren Agung

Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar

Puri Saren Agung, also known as Ubud Kingdom Palace, is a temple that is surrounded by beautiful traditional houses which were used by the royal family. The temple is located in central Ubud and is close to the...

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Pura Rambut Siwi

Pura Rambut Siwi

Yeh Embang, Mendoyo

Pura Rambut Siwi is one of the largest temples in Bali and is located in western Bali in the Negara region. Set on the cliff side with majestic views of the vast waters of the Indian Ocean, it is easy to see why this is...

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Petitenget Temple

Petitenget Temple

Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara

Petitenget Temple is a small and old temple located close to Petitenget Beach in western Bali and is considered a place of worship for the locals. Although not a large tourist attraction in Bali, Petitenget Temple is...

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Kehen Temple

Kehen Temple

Cempaga, Bangli

Kehen Temple is a prominent tourist attraction in Bangli, and one of the most impressive temples in Bali. The temple is located on a beautiful hillside with views of the surrounding area. Many visitors make their way to...

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Pura Beji

Pura Beji

Sangsit, Sawan

Pura Beji was built in the 15th century and is one of the most ancient temples on the island. As a little known attraction, visitors are nevertheless permitted entry to the grounds. This temple does not swell with...

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Pura Penataran Sasih

Pura Penataran Sasih

Pejeng, Tampaksiring

Pura Penataran Sasih is a Hindu temple nestled in Bali’s Pejeng village. Thought to be built in 1266AD, this temple has a rich Balinese history. The temple once served as the state temple of the then powerful Pejeng...

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Puri Agung Karangasem

Puri Agung Karangasem

Karangasem, Kec. Karangasem

Puri Agung Karangasem is a popular attraction in Amlapura, a town in East Bali. Also known as Karangem Palace, the grounds previously housed the Karangasem Royal family. The buildings here are unlike many others you...

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Pura Ulun Siwi

Pura Ulun Siwi

Baturiti, Kerambitan

Pura Ulun Siwi is a spectacular temple located in Jimbaran. The temple was constructed in the 18th century and has a rich history. The location of the temple is right in the centre of town, but as this area in a...

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Ulun Danu Batur Temple

Ulun Danu Batur Temple

South Batur, Kintamani

Ulun Danu Batur Temple has several names the locals use, including Pura Ulun Danu and Pura Batur, and is the second most significant temple in Bali. The temple was constructed in 1926 in order to pay respect to the...

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Klungkung Temple

Klungkung Temple

Semarapura Tengah, Klungkung

Klungkung Temple was constructed in the 18th century and is a beautiful and serene location to enjoy an afternoon in Bali. The gardens are welcoming and there is plenty of artwork to admire on the ceiling of the temples...

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Yeh Pulu Temple

Yeh Pulu Temple

Blahbatuh, Bedulu

Yeh Pulu Temple is located in the sleepy village of Bedulu, a fertile rice field that is located about 26 kilometres from Bali’s capital, Denpasar. The temple was constructed in the 14th century, and is home to some of...

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Pura Dalem Bentuyung Temple

Pura Dalem Bentuyung Temple

Ubud, Gianyar

Pura Dalem Bentuyung Temple is located in the tourist town of Ubud and is popular with visitors and worshippers. Located in the centre of the island, you can reach Ubud by taking a taxi approximately 1 hour north of...

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Pura Dalem Sidan

Pura Dalem Sidan

Sidan, Gianyar

Pura Dalem Sidan is a temple that is referred to as the “Temple of Death Rites” and is known to be the spookiest temple on the island. The temple was built in honour of Siva, one of the most significant...

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Jagatnata Temple

Pura Agung Jagatnatha

Pura Agung Jagatnatha is a beautiful Balinese temple located in the heart of Denpasar. It is the largest temple in the island’s capital and is an iconic landmark. The temple was built in the eastern region of the lush...

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Meduwe Karang Hindu Temple

Meduwe Karang Hindu Temple

Meduwe Karang Hindu Temple is an elaborate Hindu temple tucked away in Kubutambahan Village, about 11 kilometres north from Singaraja. History has it that the temple was built in dedication to the rice god Dewi Sri. The...

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Pura Dasar

Pura Dasar

Pura Dasar is a temple whose former glory makes it an interesting tourist attraction for those who would like to learn about Bali’s history. This temple is located in Gelgel Village, Klungkung. It is not typically a...

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Pura Panglipuran

Pura Penglipuran

Pura Penglipuran is a Balinese temple tucked away in the heart of Penglipuran Village, a sleepy village whose rich traditions make it a popular attraction. The perfect blend of countryside charm, rich cultures and a...

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Pura Taman Saraswati temple3

Pura Taman Saraswati Temple

Pura Taman Saraswati Temple is located in the heart of Ubud and its construction was overseen by I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, a prolific artist in his time. The name of the temple is derived from the Hindu goddess Saraswati...

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Temple of the Meeting of the Three

Temple of the Meeting of the Three

Temple of the Meeting of the Three, known to the locals as Pura Samuan Tiga, is popular with local and foreign tourists, thanks to its majestic appearance. The name of the temple is thought to make reference to the...

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