Ulun Danu Batur Temple

Ulun Danu Batur Temple is the second largest temple after Besakih temple, the temple is located in the village of Kintamani Batur stands majestically on the right side of the road heading towards Bangli - Singaraja.

Before the great eruption of Mount Batur that occurred in 1917, Batur Temple was originally located at the foot of the mountain, near the southwestern edge of Lake Batur.

The eruption that destroyed 65,000 houses, 2,500 temples and hundreds of lives. But the magic only to stop the flow of lava at the foot of the temple. Safe population and continue to stay there.

In 1926 the eruption occurred again and cover the entire temple except the "shrine" of the highest, place of worship to God in the embodiment of Dewi Danu, the goddess of the lake.

Then the villagers insist to place it in a higher place and start their job to rebuild the temple. They bring pelinggih intact and rebuild Pura Batur in the Kalanganyar village, precisely in Batur village that now.

Over the development time, Ulun Danu Batur is so magnificent coupled with views of Mount Batur and Lake Batur is so beautiful now more and more people are familiar with, ranging from local to foreign tourists.

By tradition is still very strong, and when you came Area March to April you will be pleased to see the grandeur of this temple, because it fits the full moon kedasa, ranging 15 days in the temple held a large ceremony known as Ngusaba kedasa.

This temple is about a 20-minute journey to Mount Batur, and when taken from Ubud approximately 1 hour drive.

In the south Ulun Danu Batur Temple  stand also not less magnificent temple, which is known by the name Pura Batur Tuluk Biyu.

Tuluk Biyu Batur Temple according to local residents believed to be cetane the gods were worshiped on Mount Abang.

It was a bit of a review from us about Ulun Danu Batur,

If you stay around Kintamani, or just visit Kintamani, this temple will be a second options for visit after mount Batur trekking.

Okay, enough review from us about Ulun Danu Batur Temple, hopefully that info what we share can useful to you during holiday in our beauty island.

 

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