Saraswati Temple

Attraction Jl. Kajeng Ubud Kab. Gianyar, Bali 80571 Indonesia Published on: 13-11-2015

30 mins
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
09:00 AM
09:30 AM
First-time visit
Attraction
Family
Historic
Nature
Must see
Free
Architecture
Temple & Monument
2.00 USD

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Pura Taman Saraswati is a temple in Ubud’s centre, built by I Gusti Nyoman Lempad (1862-1978), an accomplished and prolific Balinese royal architect, stone carver and artist.

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Why Saraswati Temple is special ?

The royal family commissioned this temple and water garden, dedicated to the Hindu goddess of art and learning, at the end of the 19th century. The main shrine is covered in fine carvings and the bale houses and giant barong masks are interesting. The restaurant Cafe Lotus is situated at the front so


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What to explore at Saraswati Temple?

The palace has a statue of Dewi Saraswati, the goddess of learning, wisdom and the river and a main goddess in Hindu, to whom the temple is dedicated. When you enter the grounds next to Cafe Lotus, you’ll immediately notice a pathway which cuts between two large water beds. In the water are fat, large lotus blossoms. Walk or wheel down this path and you will hit what appears to be a large barong stone statue in the center. The path ends here and you must climb a large step. Then, you must mount another couple of steps to reach the next level where there is a staircase leading up to the temple.

The palace is very serene and aesthetically pleasing. The water garden and the statues are most impressive and interesting. You can dine at the Cafe Lotus and have this spectacular view right behind you.

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Selling points

  • Beautiful Pictures of serenity
  • Temple with a lotus pond
  • Beautiful outdoor stage!
  • Peaceful place with Starbucks
  • Fabulous temple with wonderful Lotus Resturant
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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
350.28 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
22 places

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Jl. Kajeng Ubud Kab. Gianyar, Bali 80571 Indonesia

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Tips for you

  • You need to wear a sarong if you want to enter the temple.
    Rule
  • The Ubud Water Palace also holds a barong dance show on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm for Rp80,000 per ticket.
    Events
  • No fee charged for the sarong, however, there's a donation box placed next to the sarongs and visitors may drop in a donation at their will.
    Experience
  • If you know the Starbucks outlet in Ubud, the entrance is between Starbucks and Lotus Cafe.
    Location

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a very beautiful temple, one of the temple in Ubud is only 5 minutes from Ubud market. If you been to Ubud do not forget to pay a visit to this temple.

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