Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, unique temple in the middle of Lake Beratan

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple - Bali has four lakes, namely Buyan Lake, Tamblingan Lake, Lake Batur and Lake Beratan. When you travel from Denpasar to Singaraja, you will see a lake that is often used as a stopover. The lake is named Lake Beratan.

Lake Beratan is located in Bedugul, a cool and beautiful location. Many trees and hills on the edge of the lake. The water is so calm and very suitable for fishing locations. Many people stop by this lake when traveling from or to Denpasar. The food they often buy is also warm food because it is delicious to eat food that is still warm while in the cool hilly area.

There are three doors to go to this lake, but only one door can be used to go to one of the holy places or temples on the edge of the lake. The temple meant is Ulun Danu Beratan Temple.

Ulun Danu means upstream part of Lake Beratan. This temple is often referred to as the Bedugul Temple because it serves as a place to worship the Fertility Goddess because the function of Lake Beratan is as a source of irrigating rice fields (as irrigation).

Access to Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is already very good because it has been arranged by the government because besides being a holy place, this temple is also one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bali.

There are three parts to this attraction. The first part is arranged to be used as a large parking lot to accommodate visitors from both domestic and foreign tourists. In this parking area, there are also stalls that sell snacks and typical Balinese souvenirs. Going deeper, your eyes will be spoiled by a vast and shady garden. Enter deeper then you will find a temple in the middle of the lake. in this tourist area, you will find four temple complexes, namely Pura Lingga Petak (having three tumpang meru), Pura penataran Puncak Mangu (having eleven tumpang meru), and the Dalem Purwa temple, and the last is the Teratai Bang Temple.

Many tourists come here to enjoy the cool air of the lake while sitting and taking pictures with relatives to capture their holiday moments. You can also rent a motorboat to get around the calm of the Beratan Lake.

For those of you who forget to bring a camera and want to take home your vacation photos at Ulun Danu Temple, this photo has been available. The results are also good. Guaranteed your vacation will be very impressive if you visit this Ulun Danu Beratan Temple.

The time needed to reach Pura Ulun Danau Beratan Bedugul is about 1.5 hours drive from Denpasar or about 60 kilometers. The road is also very good, but sometimes you will be faced with traffic jams during holidays. The location of Pura Ulun Danu Beratan is right along the road from Denpasar City Towards Singaraja City. Parking fees for motorbikes are Rp. 2,000 and for cars is Rp. 5,000, while the entry ticket is Rp. 20,000 per person.

If you don't know the location, you can see it on the map below: