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Taman Ayun Temple, Mengwi

#7 of 57 in Historic Sites in Bali
Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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  • It has beautiful architecture. The temples look very beautiful. You cannot go inside the temples but they look very pretty under the clear skies.  more »
  • Out of all the temples we saw on Bali, this was probably the best. It was very clean & well manicured grounds for such a good-sized complex. This site was also much less crowed than many other temples...  more »
  • A beautiful temple which is quite silent yet lot to see. It has a stream flowing from all sides and u can see it from the entrance itself. You need to take the entrance fee of IDR 15,000 / pax and the...  more »
  • Entrance fee was 20k per person when I went. Very quiet place. Serene. Not too many tourist come here so there are plenty of photo opportunities. Lots of areas to walk around and just enjoy the area.
  • It's a perfect example of Balinese architecture...main temple complex is not admissible to foreigners...but one can view the external beauty of the complex from outside..temple complex also boasts lotus ponds,parks,trees and many beautiful stone sculptures..a must visit in Bali.
  • Another cultural destination in Bali. It is favourite among domestic and also international tourist. It is a beatiful temple complex with beautiful pond.
  • Taman Ayun literally translates as ‘beautiful garden’ and is generally regarded as one of the most attractive temples of Bali. The Taman Ayun temple is situated in a beautiful park with trees and ponds, near the village of Mengwi in the south of Bali 
  • Pretty and serene - less tourists. Behind there's a really nice botanical gardens. The temple has a series of very high 'towers' dedicated to different deities - makes a very nice photo.