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Luhur Batukaru Temple is one of Bali's key directional temples (Bali attractions) and a site of pilgrimage for Hindu Balinese. The Pura Luhur Batukaru lies in solitary clearing 1,300 meters above the sea level, all around the Batukaru temple you'll find a garden of flowering frangipani and hibiscus, with a gigantic, inhabited, humid tropical forest all around it. The impressive placed Batukaru is situated on the slopes of Mount Batukaru since the 11th century, which is an especially sacred site, even by Balinese standards. That's why all visitors have to carefully read and abide the temple rules posted clearly at the entrance.The temple is high on the slopes of the mountain and the often misty, drizzly micro-climate here just adds to its undoubtedly mystical atmosphere. Due to the cool climate and high rainfall (has the highest rainfall on Bali), the shrines in this temple are covered by moss
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The temple is just like all the other temples, but the surroundings are beautiful. The temple is in the mountain part of Bali. It's peaceful and silence surrounds the place. The ticket is cheap, 20,000 rupee. Worth a visit.

Thank ioana_matei
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple is calm and peaceful, very nice to visit. The location is a bit off the beaten track, not too easy to drive by yourself. The entrance fee was cheap, the staff were very nice and polite.

Thank daoko12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the temple by hiring a driver and road access is quite narrow. The temple itself is very calm and not many tourists. Worth visit

Thank manilatin_g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple is on a higher ground and therefore it is of cooler temperature compared to other places in bali. Our driver cum guide drove us here, after a visit to the Jetiluwih padi fields. The mountain roads winds up to the temple, along the...More

Thank melkeet
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Quite a trek to get here but an old temple and a quiet one by the standards of other places. Other reviewers talked about a jungle feel. Didn't quite feel that. Up in the mountains it's cooler and quite mossy. Does not take long to...More

Thank BigJazza904
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

As idyllic as possible. You feel the holiness, the nature, the tranquillity. We reached it from the wonderful Yeh Panes resort. Also highly recommended.

Thank hahostolze
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Can there be a lovely temple in Bali without thousands of tourists, a hundred souvenir shops outside, touts, guides and an overcrowded car park? Batukaru surprises in many ways - off the main track, the drive to the temple is gorgeous ... through woods, villages...More

1  Thank SNottIN
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This temple is not very big, but it is worth going around slowly and look at some of the older statues that had lost some of their finest detailed due to the elements. Don't forgot to go on both the left and right side of...More

Thank Ratna_BSBL
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This temple is located near with Mount Batukaru, not far from the Tabanan city. Must to use a sarong to enter the area of the temple. Also we have a friendly guide temple and a lot of explaining to tell us about the background of...More

Thank Rebec1212
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is a beautiful temple in the forest. It's full of nooks and crannies to explore. Its very calming and it was nice to be in the cool for a while. It is a real shame to see it so shabby looking though. Overgrown, slippery...More

Thank Jo J
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