Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Bali

This picturesque water temple, a classical Hindu thatch-roofed meru (multiroofed shrine), sits at 1200m above sea level on a tiny island at the edge of the shimmering waters of Lake Bratan.


Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan – Image courtesy of Chensiyuan/Wikimedia Commons

Introducing Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Bali

The 11-story pelinggih meru, which was built in 1663, is dedicated for Shiva and his consort Parvathi and is used for ceremonial offerings to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess, Dewi Danu.

Stroll through manicured gardens and past an impressive stupa to reach the lakeside temple. Or arrange to paddle across the lake at sunrise for an unforgettable sight.

Note: Bali's other major water temple is Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Contact Information

Location: Bedugul
Admission: (includes sarong & sash) Rp6000
Hours: Daily 7am-5pm
Note: Lake Bratan is known as the Lake of Holy Mountain due to the fertility of this area.

Latest update on this Bali honeymoon destination: 12 October, 2019

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