Ulun Danu Bratan Lake Temple is one of the Hindu temples located on the shores of Beratan Lake in the tourist area of Bedugul, Candikuning Village, Baturiti, Tabanan Bali. Floating temple on the lake. The distance is about 56 km from the city of Denpasar.
Ulun Danu Bratan Lake Temple is located at the western edge of Lake Bratan in Bedugul. Located at a height of 1,239 meters above sea level is one of the most beautiful and most photographed temples in Bali. And also Ulun Danu is inside the now extinct volcano on Mount Chatur. It is one of the major irrigation sources in the highlands of Bali. This temple is dedicated to the cult of Dewi Danu, the goddess of the lake.
History of Ulun Danu Bratan Lake Temple
Which, the name of Beratan Lake is inseparable from Mount Beratan as God and Goddess as a source of fertility and prosperity. And also keep the prosperity of the people of Bali and surrounding areas. In the Papyrus Chronicle of the Mengwi described by the history of Ulun Danu Beratan temple. Established along with the kingdom of Mengwi. Therefore the status pertained to the former Kraton Temple which is usually classified Dang Kahyangan.
Similar to the description in the papyrus of Usana Bali and Padma Bhuwana. the Puncak Mangu Temple is the place of representation for worship of Ulun Danu Beratan Lake Temple. Therefore, called by all Balinese as Kahyangan Jagat.
The ‘floating’ temple complex consists of four groups of shrines, including the prominent Lingga Petak shrine in the east. There are four gates facing each of the four compass points. Ulun Danu Beratan Temple consists of 4 temple complex that is:
- Lingga Petak Temple has a function to worship Lord Shiva
- Puncak Mangu Temple serves to worship the god Vishnu
- Terate Bang Temple serves to worship the Lord Brahma
- Dalem Purwa temple serves to worship Dewa Danu which is considered a miracle of Bhatara Hyang Danawa or Goddess Lakshmi.
Admission fee for Ulun Danu Beratan Lake Temple
The admission ticket in ulun danu beratan lake temple is charged Rp 50.000 for adults and 25.000 for children.
To enter the area of Tanah Lot Temple not must to use Sarong, quite neat and polite
How to Get here…?
To reach this location you can use a motor bike, a car with his own driver, and Rent a car with driver. Because the path to the location is somewhat winding and confusing. We suggest you take a Bali Private transport with driver Or take a one-day Bedugul Jatiluwih Tanah Lot Tour Package . It will fill your holiday with an amazing atmosphere, I am sure you will be amazed at the scenery in front of you.