Travelers who are planning to have a vacation to Bali island, whether for a family vacation or honeymoon, will have this question! Which places should I visit while on holiday in Bali? As you may know, Bali has many choices of exciting attractions. Of course, the attraction lovely to see. For sure, one time holiday to Bali will not be enough to see it all. Therefore, it would be best if you figured out, attractions in Bali that you must visit. For your information, the most popular attraction in Bali besides Kuta white sand beach is Ulun Danu Beratan temple. The Ulun Danu Beratan temple located on the shores of Lake Bratan Bedugul, Tabanan-Bali.
Ulun is a Balinese word means edge while Danu means lake. So the Ulun Danu Beratan temple in Bali means a temple located on the bank of Beratan Lake. Lake Bratan Bedugul is plateau area about 1,200 meters above sea level. Due to it is located in a highland region, making the air around the temple area very cold.
For your knowledge, there are two famous temple attractions in Bali that have the same name. Namely Ulun Danu Temple, but the temple located in different location.
- Pura Ulun Danu Batur located at the Kintamani region, Bangli regency.
- Ulun Danu Bratan Temple located in Bedugul region, Tabanan regency.
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Travel Guide To Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
Still interested in a vacation to the tourist attractions of Ulun Danu Bratan Bedugul Temple? If so, please continue reading this page! Because you will find information such as;
- Popular temple attractions in Bali.
- The Ulun Danu Bratan temple Bedugul attraction.
- Ulun Danu Beratan temple short history.
- Address & Ulun Danu Bratan temple location map.
- The latest entrance fee of Ulun Danu Beratan temple Bedugul.
- Opening hours & tourist activity.
- Visitors facilities.
- Holiday tips/guides.
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The Most Popular Balinese Temple Attraction
Bali Island as a popular tourist destination in Indonesia. Besides being famous for its natural beauty such as white sand beaches, natural lakes, and rice terraced. Bali island is also well known for having many temple attractions. Most travelers, feel holiday to Bali is incomplete without visiting one of the Balinese Hindu temple attractions.
The location of temples in Bali spread throughout the region. There are temples located in the mountains, natural lakes, hilly areas, rural areas, urban areas and on the beach coast. Due to the number of Hindu temple attractions in Bali is substantial. Therefore, it is impossible to be able to visit all Bali temple attractions in one vacation.
Several temples in Bali have a one-way route. Such as; the Tirta Empul temple in Tampak Siring, and Gunung Kawi Temple. To make it easier for you to know an outstanding Hindu temple attraction in Bali, please click the link below!
The Ulun Danu Bratan Temple Attraction
From the ten famous temple attractions in Bali, the most visited temple by tourists is the Ulun Danu Bratan temple Bedugul Bali and Tanah Lot temple. If you never vacationed to Ulun Danu Temple Bratan Bedugul. For sure, you want to know about the attraction of Ulun Danu Bratan Temple Bedugul as a tourist destination in Bali.
Then what’s exciting things can be seen and done when visiting the Ulun Danu Beratan Temple? The Ulun Danu temple Bedugul is a perfect place for you to visit if;
- You want to look at the uniqueness of Balinese architecture.
- Love to see a neat garden with many types of flowers.
- Love to have a holiday to the natural environment.
By the time you arrive at the Ulun Danu Bratan Bedugul entrance gate, you will feel a different atmosphere. Such as fresh air, green scenery, and a clean environment. Also, when Lake Bratan water rose, Ulun Danu Temple Bedugul seem floating above the lake’s surface. During the day around 11:00 am. A thin mist began to appear and cover the Beratan lake surface and the hilly background area. Therefore, the Ulun Danu Bratan temple Bedugul main attraction lies on the temples. The Hindu temple which located on the lake edge and seen floating on the Lake Beratan water surface. Photos of two temples that were seen floating in the middle of Lake Bratan were once in IDR 50,000 the Indonesian Banknotes.
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple Short History
According to the information printed on the back of the entrance ticket. The history of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in Bali built in 1634. The builder is I Gusti Agung Putu (King of the Mengwi Kingdom). The temple building intended to worship of the Supreme Lord, in its manifestation as Tri Murti (Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva), to request fertility in agricultural land, the prosperity of the community, human welfare and natural sustainability.
Besides its unique location, the temple’s architectural is unique with the characteristics of Balinese architecture. The shrine built from wood and shaped like a pagoda, with 11 levels roof. The beauty of temple architecture also united with the hills background scenery, as well as the natural lake that surrounds the temple area.
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Address & Location Map
Ulun Danu temple at Beratan lake is a Balinese tourism icon, in addition to the Garuda Wisnu Kencana statue. The Ulun Danu Beratan temple location is on the west side of Bedugul Lake. The address is on Jalan Raya Bedugul, Candi Kuning, Baturiti District, Tabanan Regency. If you prefer to stay at one of the hotels located neat by Kuta beach Bali, you will need about 2 hours drive to reach the Bedugul Tabanan tourist area.
However, it will be closer to reach the temple on the shores of Lake Bedugul if you stay in the Ubud area. Due to the distance of Ubud’s to Bedugul is approximately 44 kilometers with an estimated travel time around one and a half hours. The road access heading to Ulun Danu Bratan temple from Ubud is quite similar to a trip from Jakarta to Bogor which is uphill and meandering around the hilly area. To get the location of the Balinese Hindu temple on the edge of Bedugul lake, please use the map below!
Ulun Danu Bratan Temple Entrance Fee
Most of the tourist attractions on the island of Bali will charge admission fees for the visitor. For the Ulun Danu Bratan temple entrance fee, you can see below!
|Motorcycle Parking||IDR 2,000/1 motorcycle.|
|Car Parking Price||IDR 5,000/1 car.|
|Bus Parking Price||IDR 10,000/1 bus.|
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Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Opening Hours
The Ulun Danu temple in Bedugul opening hours for tourists are open from 8 am to 6 pm. For you to get good photos, you should come early, so that fewer visitors around, at 10 o’clock in the morning, many visitors had arrived.
For those of you who are creating holiday itineraries to Bali, for sure you will ask! How long is the ideal time to have a holiday at the Bedugul lake temple? The answer is around 1-2 hours (depending on how much time you want to spend). When I visited The Ulun Danu temple at lake Beratan, I usually spend about an hour and a half. However, if you’re going to rent a boat around the lake and want to have lunch at the Mentari restaurant Bedugul, then give extra time in the holiday itinerary.
Vacation Activities Around Ulun Danu Bratan Temple
The Bedugul tourist area has many exciting attractions that worth to have a visit. However, there are two popular tourist attractions in Bedugul, namely Beratan Lake and Bedugul Bali Botanical Garden. Both tourist attractions in Bedugul are a favorite of local Balinese people for weekend holidays.
Take a Photo with The Temple Background
My experience during a vacation at Ulun Danu Bratan Temple. I saw most vacationists would take a walk in the temple area while taking photos. When you arrive at the edge of the Bedugul lake, you will see the Balinese Hindu temple view. Also, the Balinese temple seems floating above the lake surface. The most beautiful and unique scenery that you can see is the thin mist that falls and covers the Bedugul lake surface.
The hectic tourists who have a vacation to the Lake Bedugul temple make taking photos without any other visitors in the picture is challenging. In the Bedugul lakeside area, there are also many photographers offering printed photos services. The printed photos with a size of 6R, the price is IDR 15,000 which is equal USD 1.
Lake Beratan Watersport Activity
Besides taking pictures with the Ulun Danu Beratan temple background, many travelers also take part in lake watersport activities. Like, fishing, kayaking, riding a speedboat and sailing with a pedal swan boats. So where is the boat rentals located in the Ulun Danu Beratan temple area? On the right side of the Ulun Danu temple Bedugul location, there is a small pier. On this pier, where you can rent a traditional boat, speedboats, and pedal swan boats.
By using a boat, visitors can see the Bedugul lake views, temple architecture from close range with different perspectives. You are also able to rent a pedal swan boat for your children. For your information, Lake Beratan Bedugul has a depth of up to 23 meters/75 feet. So please be careful when riding a boat in the middle of the Bedugul lake.
If you want to get around the Lake Bratan area comfortably, you can rent a speedboat. The following is the price of a speedboat rental on Lake Beratan. Also, the speedboat rental prices around the Bedugul lake can change at any time. If it is too expensive for you, try to bid on the rental price. We will always try to update the cost of boat rentals in Lake Bedugul.
- Speedboat rental price for three passengers, IDR 200,000 / 1 round.
- Speedboat rental rates with a capacity of 7 passengers, IDR 285,000 / 1 round.
My Experience Riding a Speed Boat at Lake Bratan
Riding a speedboat at Lake Beratan Bedugul are not suitable for you if you quickly get nauseous. Also, there is no life jacket on a speedboat. In the middle of the lake, the boat driver will jump to the lake. The boat driver will take your photo while you are sitting on a speedboat with his camera. You are also able to take pictures by holding the wheel of the motorboat. A speedboat driver will take your photo with your camera if you allow it.
Due to the speedboat driver service, made me willing to buy photos taken by speedboat drivers in the form of printed photos. Speedboat drivers also allow you to choose the pictures taken by him. After you have selected a photo, the speedboat driver will print your image from the photo printer he carries. You will get a frame for each printed copy at the cost of IDR 40,000.
After finishing getting around the Lake Bratan by speedboat, I head to the temple left side area. In this area, there are neatly arranged flower gardens and deer in cages. I also saw some vacationists who tried fishing activities along the lakeside, by renting fishing equipment. At that time, I didn’t see anyone getting fish when fishing. I didn’t try fishing activity at Lake Beratan, due to I was not too fond of fishing.
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Most of the famous tourist spots on Bali island have complete tourism facilities for the visitor’s convenience. In the area of tourist attraction Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Bedugul there is an extensive vehicle parking area. Also, public toilets are widely available. Adjacent to the parking area, precisely from the exit gate, there are many small shops sell Balinese souvenirs as well as food and soft drinks. If you have a vacation with children, there is a children’s playground and seating around the park area.
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The following are vacation tips that we can provide for you. Therefore, your vacation to Ulun Danu temple Beratan Bedugul is satisfactory.
- The best time to visit Beratan lakefront temple Bedugul’s is in the morning around 08:15 am. The reason that the number of sightseers is still low in the morning. Therefore, you will have enough space to take photos with temple background without other visitors on the frame. Also, in the morning the chance of rain is lower, and fog rarely falls.
- Always remember to bring an umbrella or raincoat! Due to the rainfall in the Bedugul area is very high even in the dry season.
- If you want to go around Beratan lake using a speedboat, you should bring a life jacket.
- After visiting Ulun Danu Bratan Temple, you can visit, Bedugul Bali botanical garden. Then you can have a tour of the Jatiluwih rice terraces, and proceed to the Tanah Lot temple Bali.
- We recommend using a car rental with driver and fuel services in Bali because the journey from the Bali southern area to Bedugul is quite long, so you can rest in the car while traveling to Bedugul Lake.
- During the high season (Bali holiday season), namely July, August, and December. The number of tourists visits at Ulun Danu temple Bedugul will increase.
Ulun Danu Bratan Temple Dress Code
You should know Ulun Danu Bratan temple dress code, by wearing proper clothing when entering the temple area. Balinese temple dress code such as wearing a sarong and a scarf tied around your waist. Ulun Danu Bratan temple dress code is not compulsory, and you can wear regular clothes.
Is it worthed to visit Ulun Danu Beratan temple at Bedugul lake while on vacation in Bali? For me, is worthed. My recommendation, the tourist attraction of Ulun Danu temple at lake Beratan Bedugul is one of the places to visit in Bali during your holiday, especially, if you are interested in seeing natural lake scenery while on holiday in Bali. Also, you love to witness the Balinese temple architecture beauty. Also, many tourist attractions in Bali are in the same direction and adjacent to the Bedugul tourist area.
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