Bali Places of Interest

PURA BATUKARU

The one of the six axial temples (Sad Kahyangan) sacred to all Hindu Balinese, it may take a moment to appreciate that this is one of the most ancient sacred sites on the island. In the central temple courtyard are two large, long pavilion. The inner courtyard is small and neat, with three meru of three, five, and seven tiers in honor of the deified kings of Tabanan. The lake below has a shrine in the center honoring the goddess of Lake Tamblingan and the mount of Mount Batu Karu.

 


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