Taman Ayun Temple





To accomplish the far greater thing, let us swim into the divine pond to get the blessing of Thirumoorthy. The Ancient Hindu temple Taman Ayun of Bali situated in Mengwi village was built in the 17th century by the Gusti Agung Putuking of the Mengwi Empire is the best tourist place to visit I Bali.

Though this temple is built in the year 1634, In the year 1937, there was a major restoration gone inspiring Chinese architecture. It is one of the six royal temples; initially, the outsider was not allowed to visit the temple, now the locals and foreigners are allowed to visit. Taman Ayun temple means ‘Garden Temple in the Water.’

It is the worship place and recreation garden for the Mengwi Empire. Mengwi kings use temples praying for their prosperity. It is devoted to the Hindu god and noble spirits.

Why is it famous?

“Utama mandala” stone has a Meru containing the cascaded roof. A cascaded roof is a place for god during the ceremony. Eleven feet (3.35 m) roof dedicated to gods Shiva, Vishnu, Brahma the destroyer, preservers, and creator respectively; they are called as Thirumoorthy in Hinduism. Jaba is the outer part of the temple.

The guardhouse is where the temples ceremony and cockfights will take place. It has a lily pond, post sprinkling water, nine guardian god’s Pintu Gelung is opened only during the ceremony, and Dalem Bekak Temple, a small temple nearby.



  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 04:00 pm
  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 04:00 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.


How to Reach

  • By Air : You can port to Bali via Air from New Delhi 9.0 hrs., Mumbai 8.0 hrs., Bangalore 8.0 hrs., Chennai 8.0 hrs.
  • By Cab : From Bali, the Denpasar town can be reached in 1hr and 50 Minutes through the rented Cab. From there, it is 20 minutes to reach the temple.
  • By Motorcycle : If you stay closer to Denpasar, you can rent a motorcycle and can reach theirs easily in 20 mins.


Ticket Pricing

  • Entry fees: Adult : IDR 15000 For Locals, IDR 50000 For Foreigners
  • Entry fees: Children : IDR 10000 For Locals IDR 20000 For Foreigners
  • Motorbike Parking : IDR 2000/ per motorbike
  • Car parking : IDR 5000/ per car

Tourist attraction: —

Tanah Lot Temple Bali: It is the best tourist attraction located approximately 45 from Taman Ayun, the best place for sunset scenery. You can sit and relax with hot corns. The Tanah Lot, which is in the Paraben, is for sea guardian deity on top of the rock.

Holy Sea snake: In Baraben we have Tanah Lot Temple Bali in front of Tanah Lot Temple, this is flat-tailed snake worshipped by Bali’s in a belief that it will guard people against all evils.

Nasional Marga Rana Monument: Nasional Marga Rana Monument is built to commemorate warrior who died in the Dutch colonialism war. The war took place in the year 1946 in the memory of Balinese memory. This Monument is located in Tabanan.

The Alas Kedaton Monkey Forest: Forest is located in Tabanan with the natural habitat of monkeys. The monkeys in the park are cultivated; wander in the Alas Kedaton temple. In the park, you can also witness 24 spices o plants and other animals.

Bali Alas Kedaton Temple: Located in the Tabanan rice field, the temple is surrounded by the monkey forest. During the visit to the temple, you can witness animals like monkeys wandering around the temple corridor. This temple can be reached in 45 minutes from Kuta.

Ogoh-Ogoh: Museum form bamboo made statues located on the west of the temple; Badung regency statues are sculptured in the temple.

Taman Anyar: Village near Mengwi, the place is famous for trekking in the rice field and to enjoy the authentic village lunch of Balances.


Taman Ayun Temple, Jalan Ayodya, Mengwi, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia

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Kaushal Maheshwari
Kaushal Maheshwari
07/28/2020 18:43
Taman Ayun meaning Garden Temple in the water - It is one of the ancient temple also known as the royal family temple. Its interesting garden, stone work and artistic statues is going to leave you spell bound. One of the very peaceful temple of Bali. It is counted as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Entry fee is 50k IDR/ Person. Timing : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Click on the link below to know more about Bali and how to plan a visit to Bali.
Darren Rule
Darren Rule
07/31/2020 13:04
Nice ride out from Canggu, great little local craft shops on the way, clean and tidy well kept temple
K Shalini Raj K
K Shalini Raj K
08/10/2020 08:51
In bali u cannot enter temple with shorts.. Neatly maintained
David L. Brooks
David L. Brooks
06/14/2020 14:53
While our time spent at this temple was short, it was a very inspiring visit. I particularly enjoyed the solemnity of the temple contrasted with the playful exuberance of the monkeys on the temple grounds.
Affi Raffi
Affi Raffi
08/11/2020 12:02
Best place to chill in the afternoon... But too crowded in the weekend...

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The dress code for the temple is Like any other Hindu Temple, in Taman Ayun, the Visitor is not allowed to wear the T-Shirt.
The Entrance Fee for the temple is Rs.100 for Foreigners and 50 or locals.
For worship, the temple is opened or 24/7; otherwise for tourism is opened from 9 AM to 4:00 PM. It is open All-time in a Year.
No, the temple is closed on Nyepi day as the day is observed as silence day in Bali.
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