Taman Ayun Temple Mengwi, located on Jalan Ayodya, Mengwi District, Badung Regency, Bali. If you depart from the Seminyak tourist area, the place is from the Petitenget beach location, Seminyak. Then you will cover a distance of about 21 kilometers via the Kerobokan road. For an estimated time of about 50 minutes, if there is no traffic jam on the highway.

If you depart from the Bali Safari and Marine Park location, heading to the Taman Ayun temple will cover a distance of 31 kilometers with a travel time of 1 hour.


The Attraction of Taman Ayun Temple

Tours to the Taman Ayun temple, are preferred among European tourists. As for domestic tourists, the number of visits to Taman Ayun tourism objects is not as much as European tourists. But domestic tourist visits increase every year, since the location of the Taman Ayun temple is very often used for photo backgrounds that tourists will upload on Instagram.

Furthermore, Taman Ayun in Balinese means a beautiful garden. The tourist attraction Taman Ayun Mengwi has a beautiful view. Its charm comes from the pool that surrounds the temple complex, which is located on an area of ​​2.5 hectares.

From a distance the pool looks like a water ring, so it is as if the temple building is above the water surface. The beautiful scenery is more complete with the growth of groves of trees and flowers around the temple building.


Taman Ayun Temple Bali


Three Parts of the Temple Complex

The temple complex consists of three parts, namely open space, the main building, and buildings designated for gods and goddesses.

In the first part of the area, which is used for various religious activities and art stages, tourists can enjoy the beautiful arrangement of the “meru”, which is a pagoda with a terraced roof typical of temple buildings in Bali.

While in the second part of the area, tourists will find a building called Bale Pelik which is decorated with carvings, reliefs, and a very beautiful statue of Dewa Nawa Sanga.

Another attraction that can be enjoyed by tourists traveling to this place is the heritage of the Mengwi Kingdom which is about 300 m from the temple, as well as the Manusa Yadnya Museum. In the museum, tourists can witness ceremonies related to the cycle of human life, starting from the womb until death.

For tourists who want to stay, around this tourist area there are many inns with various types. Starting from guesthouses, jasmine class hotels, to star hotels. Small food stalls and restaurants are also very easy to find. The menu offered is varied at affordable prices.


Opening Hours & Best Time to Visit

Taman Ayun temple is open to the public every day from 08:00 to 18:15. Meanwhile, the best time to visit is around 16:00, so that the sun is not too strong.

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Attractions Near Taman Ayun Temple

Furthermore, knowing other tourist attractions that are located close to the priority tourist attractions to be visited is very vital. Because you will easily arrange a vacation schedule in Bali and not spend a lot of time in the vehicle.

The following are tourist attractions in Bali which are located close to Taman Ayun Temple.

  • Alas Kedaton Temple & Monkey Forest. The distance between Alas Kedaton and Taman Ayun temple is about 8 kilometers with a travel time of 15 minutes.
  • Monkey Forest Ubud. From Taman Ayun Temple to Ubud Monkey Forest, it will cover a distance of 18 kilometers with a travel time of 40 minutes.
  • Bali Bird Park. The distance from Taman Ayun temple to Bali Bird Park is about 17 kilometers and takes 35 minutes.
  • Bali Zoo. Departing from Taman Ayun temple to Bali Zoo, it will cover a distance of 16.5 kilometers with a travel time of 35 minutes.
  • Tanah Lot Temple. From Taman Ayun temple to Tanah Lot Temple, you will cover a distance of 16.5 kilometers with a travel time of 35 minutes.