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Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

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Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is a Balinese Hindu Temple that is regarded as one of the significant places of worship in Bali. It is one of the six holiest places of worship in Bali. Being one of the oldest Hindu temples in Bali, Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is a complex that has wonderful architecture and you could learn a lot about the culture and heritage of this place. As the temple is placed at an average of 1,000 meters above sea level, it is not an easy task for one to climb the steps. Located on the slope of Mount Lempuyang, the Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang has about 1,700 steps to climb. But once you reach the top, you will find a breathtaking view of the top of the temple, overlooking Mount Agung. This temple is divided into three areas - the outer sanctum, the middle sanctum and the inner sanctum. And you can find a perfect spot to take amazing pictures here. The intricacy of the architecture and stone sculpture surrounding the temple is a great sight that can be seen throughout.

Things to do at Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

Gateway of Heaven

This is one of the most popular spots in Bali for photography lovers. The Gateway of Heaven at Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang offers the most breathtaking spots for you to take pictures. The design and ancient architecture of the temple add to its charm. Overlooking Mount Agung, this spot is a popular one among travellers and a most Instagrammed place as well. The most picturesque view from here is unmatchable and must be experienced in your Bali trip. 

Piodalan

Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is one of the oldest attractions in Bali and you can have the best experience while visiting during the Piodalan festival. This is a biannual festival and it is recommended that you visit the temple during this festival time to learn more about the culture of the place and would be able to celebrate the festival with the larger crowds of locals. This would be an amazing experience for you to do. 

Enjoy the ambience

While visiting Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang, you would be able to experience the most panoramic and picturesque locations in Bali. And the breathtaking natural scenery along with the ancient architecture of the temple gives one a complete experience. The three layers of the temples along with the gateway of heaven offer a stunningly serene ambience for you to admire.

Highlights of Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

  • Visit one of the most breathtaking attractions in Bali by visiting Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang.
  • Learn about the rich historical and cultural background of the temple 
  • Explore the temple’s ancient architectural design, shrines and statues
  • The temple’s incredible setting is perfect for taking amazing vacation photographs.

Things to Know Before Visiting Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

  • It is vital to maintain the proper dress code while visiting the temple. It is strongly recommended to cover the knees and shoulders. Wearing a sarong is mandatory.
  • It is also required for you to maintain proper behaviour and respect others’ privacy.
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes as the trip might take long hours to complete.

Timings and Entrance Fees for Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is one of the most popular destinations in Bali and is worth the visit. The temple is open to the public all day a week, with the opening hours from 6 in the morning to 7 in the evening. The temple is open for 24 hours for Puja and there is no entry fee for visitors. However, visitors are expected to provide donation for the temple which is 15,000 IDR (78 INR). If you are going there by private vehicle, there will be a parking fee.

How to Reach Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

Being one of the most popular attractions, there are several modes of transportation available for you to reach the destination. Taking a bus is an affordable mode of transportation to reach the destination. Taking a taxi is a convenient way to reach the spot. Renting a scooter is also a great way to visit the attraction. 

Distance for Other Cities to Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

PlacesKilometersTravel Duration
Amed12.7 km33 mins
Chulik6.7 km21 mins
Bebandem13.7 km29 mins

Best Time to Visit Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

The best months for you to visit Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is from June to September when the weather is perfect and you can enjoy the place to its fullest. The best time to visit Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is early in the morning when you can avoid crowds and enjoy the breathtaking views. It is recommended to view the temple before sunset.

Places to Visit Near Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

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Tirta Gangga

The Tirta Gangga Water Palace or simply Tirta Gangga is a wonderful royal palace of Bali that must not be missed. With its stunning architecture and water pools, the palace is a great attraction to visit in Bali. This is a calm and serene place to visit. This palace is open to the public all day a week, with the opening hours from 8 in the morning to 5 in the evening.

Amlapura

This is one of the most wonderful places in Bali that is filled with breathtaking scenic spots that must not be missed. you would be able to witness the most picturesque sceneries and can transport you to another world. From breathtaking beaches to stunning temples, Amlapura offers the perfect vacation spots for you to visit while visiting Bali.

Besakih Temple

This is another wonderful temple of Bali that must not be missed. Besakih temple is one of the most popular attractions for tourists. This temple is also known as the ‘Mother Temple’. Located near Mount Agung, this temple offers a serene experience to visitors. The Besakih Great Temple is open to the public all day a week, with the opening hours from 8 in the morning to 6 in the evening.

If you are planning a trip to Bali, do not miss experiencing Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang. Plan your trip to Bali with Pickyourtrail and visit the stunning Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang as a part of your Bali tour packages. Whether you are looking for a romantic trip or to explore the natural ambience of Bali, we help you plan the most memorable and fun trip. Visit our website to learn more about the packages and deals available.

Frequently Asked Questions
you would require at least 4 to 5 hours to experience the Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang.
While visiting Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang, you should follow the dress code like visiting any other temple. Covering your knees and shoulders and wearing a sarong is necessary.
Visiting Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang gives you a wonderful calming experience and the view from here is unmatchable.
There are about 1,700 steps to climb the Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang. 
It is recommended that you visit the Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang early in the morning.
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