When everything fails to provide peace to our soul and serenity to the mind, the holy places pop up in our minds. Sometimes we need to appreciate the beauty of nature and thank its creator. So make sure to scroll through and include all these temples in Ubud district, Bali and witness the beauty of nature.
Ubud has developed a large tourism industry due to its rich culture and tradition. Ubud is a town in Bali, Indonesia situated in Gianyar Regency. Tourists from different parts of the country come to explore the beauty of Ubud. Ubud is not only blessed with the best shopping centers, lit party beaches, and art but it also has some of the best temples. You may also be able to experience the beautiful dance which takes place in Pura Taman Saraswati temple during the evening, apart from praying, we can also indulge in these spellbinding activities. Tirtha Empul water temple is undoubtedly much more than a temple. As soon as you dive in the holy water flowing not only you will feel a rush of holiness but it will also relax your nerves. The water is pure and crystal clear. Diving in the holy water of Tirtha Empul is still one of the best things to do in Ubud.
You may take a flight and reach Ngurah Rai International Airport also known as Denpasar International Airport is situated in the south of Kuta district and is 13 km away from Denpasar, the capital of Bali. You can also drive through Jakarta but be prepared for a long and tiring 23-hour journey.
Bali is considered to be a year-round destination but the best time to visit Bali is during the months from April to October. The months April to October experiences light rainfall, low humidity and therefore cool wind blowing and soothing the traveler’s soul. A lot of sunshine falls on the traveler’s and fill them up with happiness and enthusiasm. The months of July and August experience an increase in rates in hotels, resorts, and villas due to Easter. If you are thinking to go smooth on your pocket avoid visiting Bali during the peak season.
Temples In Ubud District, Bali
We have listed all the temples in Ubud district, Bali. So, make sure you include each and every place in your travel diary.
1. Goa Gajah
It is a temple located in a small village called Bedulu, out of Ubud. It is just 10 minutes’ drive away from the downtown area of Ubud. Goa Gajah means ‘Elephant Cave’. It is a very large temple. It takes almost an hour to explore the whole temple. You will enter the temple through a hollow mouth of a demon. Inside the temple, you will find the incomplete relics of a lingam, (symbolic representation of the Hindu God Lord Shiva), and his female equivalent the Yoni. There is also a statue of Lord Shiva’s son, Lord Ganesha.
Location: Raya Goa Gajah, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
Timings: 7:30 am to 7:00 pm
2. Pura Taman Saraswati Temple
Among the top 10 places to visit in Ubud, Pura Taman Saraswati Temple is one which is a must visit if you are in Bali. Built in traditional Balinese architecture, this water temple is located in the centre of Ubud. You can also visit the temple post sunset to witness the famous Kecak Dance Performance that takes place inside the temple premise on every Tuesday and Thursday from 7.30 PM.
Location: Jalan Kajeng, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Timings: 7 AM to 5 PM
3. Puseh Batuan Temple
This temple is situated in the Batuan village and owned by the villagers. This is the Balinese Hindu temple and it includes 3 temples. These three places are the temples of Brahma, Vishnu, and Lord Shiva. To check the local religion this place is the must-visit. You will get to experience the old traditions there and will get a surreal experience.
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4. Gunung Lebah Temple
Visit the ancient temple at the bank of Wos and Cerik river and know the history of Ubud. This place is only located 1.5 kilometers away from the marketplace of Ubud and offers a plethora of bliss. It is among the calmest and most peaceful places to visit nearby this museum.
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No matter how many fun places we have to explore, it would be very regretting if you do not explore these temples in Ubud district, Bali. Not only the atmosphere holds the spiritual and holy vibes but it can also calm your nerves. If you have been through the post you may be able to find some of the most amazing places to visit in Bali. So, wait no more. Pack your bags and get ready to dive in the holy water. Plan a vacation to Bali with TravelTriangle for a hassle-free getaway. Bon Voyage.
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