Taman Ayun Temple
Taman Ayun Temple, also known as the water temple of Mengwi Kingdom, is a peaceful and scenic tourist destination which also features beautiful Balinese architecture.
The stunning landscapes of one of Bali’s most famous temples features rich greenery, water filled with lotuses, and an elegant moat which surrounds the entire Pura Taman Ayun. One of the main courtyards in the temple is a vast, grass-filled area where guests can walk around, while the inner courts are riddled with multi-tiered shrines, also known as meru, which show the ingenuity of traditional Balinese architecture. Taman Ayun Temple is a place to visit for anyone who wants to get away from the busy scenes of other modern tourist spots in Bali.
Taman Ayun Temple is located at Jayan Ayodya no. 10 in the village of Mengwi, 18 kilometres north of Denpasar.
Opening Days and Hours
Temple is open from 9:00 to 16:00.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance fee to the temple is IDR 20,000 (USD 1.40) for foreigners and IDR 10,000 (USD 0.70) for Indonesians.
How to Get There
- From Denpasar Airport, board the bus to Ubud central.
- From Ubud, rent a car, scooter, or a taxi to Taman Ayun temple.
- Backpackers/solo travelers
- Group of friends
- Families with kids
Time to Spend
You can spend at least an hour in the temple.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
To ensure that you make the best out of your tour, visit the temple as early as 09:00.
Head over to nearby restaurants such as Dining Corner Restaurant, Moksa, Bebek Tebesari, La Pacha Mama, The Sayan House, and Yellow Flower Cafe if you want to grab some meals or snacks.
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For accommodations, you can find one at nearby hotels such as The Evitel Resort, Anumana Hotel, Pertiwi Bisma, Kiskenda Cottages, and Champlung Sari Hotel. Rates range from USD 50 to USD 80.