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Taman Ayun Temple, Mengwi

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Religious Site
Admire the traditional Balinese architecture and well-maintained gardens of Taman Ayun Temple, a complex of religious buildings and a popular tourist attraction. The tiered stone places of worship cut iconic shapes against the surrounding scenery, and the grounds provide peaceful walking routes through gardens designed around impressive water features. An expansive site, the temple complex includes an old cockfighting pavilion and tall shrines shaped like pagodas. Put Taman Ayun Temple at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mengwi trip itinerary maker.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The surrounding area is very beautiful with huge garden, but you can't enter the temple. This place didn't stand out from other temple. Even during most auspicious pero of Baisakih temple had no local...  more »
  • A very nice temple than this Pura Taman Ayun, resting on a platform surrounded by water all in the middle of a quiet and peaceful garden that exudes the serenity and frangipani flowers. Few tourists in this March 20 which allows even better appreciate the place. Do not miss the demons just beside Museum.
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  • Was taken to the temple by friend and his wife. It was a lovely picturesque location with the gardens and the moat. It is great that you can walk around the outside and look over the low wall to see i...  more »
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  • Good place... but it was closed when i came there at 17:00... how awful i am. But it's been so beautiful from out there... it's good temple, and has a good history!
  • Pura Taman Ayun magnificent temple surrounded by lake, The Taman Ayun “beautiful garden” gives serenity and tranquillity for tourists." Pura Taman Ayun, The temples in Bali are usually crowded since there are group of tourist or backpackers who are exploring the different kinds of temples. If you want to take a break and find tranquillity amidst the hordes of people, Taman Ayun is the ideal place.
  • More of a market than a temple. It was worth stopping on our way to Seminak from Munduk for a bite to eat and a photo.
  • Neatly maintained temple grounds with a lot of ancient trees. The temple itself is inaccessible to tourists but you can walk around the grounds, by the surrounding moat. Don't miss the huge traditional figurine of Dewi Sri (the goddess of rice) sitting in a pavilion near the toilets.
  • Ok place, Not that much special, just an ancient temple, during my visit it was too hot,the feel was like that the heat were coming from the ground. Entrance fee needed, makes me wonder why was that for?