The island of Bali has many choices of interesting tourist objects to visit. However, there are several tourist attractions on the island of Bali that you must visit, one of which is the Ulun Danu Bratan Temple which is on the shores of Lake Bratan Bedugul, Tabanan-Bali. Ulun means edge in Indonesian while Danu means lake. So Ulun Danu temple means a temple on the edge of the lake. Precisely on the shores of Lake Bratan Bedugul, which is in a highland area about 1,200 meters above sea level. Because it is located in a highland area, the air around the temple area is very cool.

Of the 10 famous temple attractions on the island of Bali, the one most visited by Indonesian tourists is the Ulun Danu Bratan Bedugul Bali Temple. For those of you who have never had a vacation to Bedugul Ulun Danu Bratan Temple, you will definitely want to know about the attractiveness of Ulun Danu Bratan Temple as a tourist destination in Bali.

Then what are the interesting things that can be seen and done while visiting Ulun Danu Beratan Temple? The Ulun Danu Bedugul temple tourist attraction is perfect for you to visit if you like the uniqueness of Balinese architecture, garden layouts with many types of flowers, and an unspoiled natural environment.

By the time you arrive at the entrance gate to the Ulun Danu Bratan Bedugul tourist spot, you can already see the Bentar temple, the unique temple architecture, beautiful atmosphere, cool air and clean environment.

In addition, when the water of Lake Beratan rises, Ulun Danu Bedugul Temple looks as if it is floating above the surface of the lake water. Lake Beratan water is very clear and calm.

During the day, a thin mist begins to appear to cover the surface of Lake Beratan and the hilly area. So the main attraction is the two temples which are located on the shores of the lake and appear to be floating on the surface of Lake Beratan.


History of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple

According to the information printed on the back of the entrance ticket, the history of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple was built in 1634 by I Gusti Agung Putu (King of the Kingdom of Mengwi).

The construction of the temple functions or is aimed at worshiping God Almighty, in its manifestation as the Tri Murti (Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva). To invoke the fertility of agricultural land, community prosperity, human welfare and natural preservation to avoid disasters.

Apart from the unique location, the architectural form of the temple is also very unique with the characteristics of Balinese architecture. The place of worship is built from wood which looks like a pagoda, with a total of 11 levels on the roof area of ​​the building.

The beauty of the temple architecture is also added to the beauty of the hilly background, as well as the natural lake that surrounds the temple area.




Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is near with our Bali Jatiluwih Tour location.


Ulun Danu Beratan Temple Complex

There are five temple complexes and one Buddhist stupa at Ulun Danu Beratan Temple which has four names. Here are the complexes.

1. Penataran Agung

This temple worships the Tri Purusha Shiva, namely Shiva, Sadha Shiva, and Parama Shiva. This temple faces south, and can be seen after entering the temple for a moment towards Lake Beratan.

2. Prajapati Temple

A large banyan tree stands as a marker for this temple. The tree serves as the palace of Goddess Durga. This temple, which faces west, is the first temple that visitors encounter after passing the ticket counter and entering the Ulun Danu Beratan area.

3. Dalem Purwa Temple

There are three main pelinggihs, the pelinggih dalem purwa as the palace and the worship of Goddess Durga and Dewa Ludra. Then, Bale Murda Manik became a ceremony hall, and Bale Panjang became a place to place ceremonial equipment. This temple faces east and is located on the southern edge of Lake Beratan.

4. Taman Beji Temple

This temple functions as a place for the ngebejiang ceremony to ask for holy water to purify the ceremonial facilities. Taman Beji Temple is also used as a place for melasti ceremonies before Nyepi.

5. Lingga Petak Temple

As a place of worship for God Vishnu and Bhatari Dewi Danu, Lingga Petak Temple has four doors facing the four cardinal directions. Lingga Petak Temple is believed to be a source of water and fertility in the Lake Beratan area. Inside there is a sacred well which holds the water of Ulun Danu Beratan. The well is flanked by two large black and red stones.

6. Buddhist Stupa

The Buddhist stupa conveys the meaning of religious harmony. This Buddhist stupa faces south and is outside the main temple of Ulun Danu Beratan.



Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is located at Lake Beratan, Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan, Bali. The distance from Ngurah Rai Airport is around 2 hours 16 minutes. The contour of the road is uphill and winding around a hilly area. The distance from Ubud is around 1 hour 15 minutes.


Opening hours

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is open every Monday to Sunday. Monday to Friday and Sunday it is open from 07.00-19.00 WIT, while Saturday it is open from 05.00-19.00 WITA.


Price of admission

Tourists are charged an entrance ticket of IDR 30 thousand for adults and IDR 20 thousand for children. Apart from the entrance ticket, tourists also have to pay a parking fee of IDR 3,000 for motorbikes, IDR 5,000 for cars and IDR 10 thousand for buses.



Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is equipped with various supporting facilities. Starting from restaurants, places to shop for souvenirs, to various interesting spots that can be explored.

For water tourism lovers, you can try speed boating, water ducks and rowing canoes. There is also a fish pond that can be used as a photo spot, as well as providing fish directly.

This tourist attraction also provides photo services with animals. Enjoy the excitement of taking photos with various types of animals to complete your holiday.

Tired of walking around? You can really relax in the garden while enjoying the beauty of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Or do you want to relax while drinking coffee? Don’t worry, you can easily find a coffee shop here. Just choose what coffee you want to drink.

Apart from the coffee shop, you can also enjoy lunch at the restaurant in this area. There are many interesting menu choices that you must try.

When it’s time to go home, don’t forget to buy souvenirs as a souvenir. Souvenir shops are lined up waiting for you to visit. Enjoy shopping for Balinese souvenirs.