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Taman Ayun Temple is a Royal Temple of Mengwi Empire and it is located in Mengwi Village, Mengwi sub district, Badung regency and about 18 Km north side of Denpasar town. It is strategically located beside of major roadway between Denpasar to...more
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Jalan Ayodya, Mengwi, Indonesia
+62 813-3854-3274
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Recommended for travelers who come to Bali for traveling. For Bali still keep for the next.......... Good for Bali and tourism.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BudayaTours
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A much nicer place now with crowd control. Not allow to step on grass does great to the environment. However a lot of the area are now off limits. Just can see from far. Still a great place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stevecR986FT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the very famous temple in Bali and built by Bali royal family. Beautiful and calm place, not much crowded .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ishan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is in the Ubud region on Bali. It features a nice set of balinese style temples. It is an unesco heritage site and allows you to make amazing photos. It also Has a nice palace garden to walk around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AlexisvanDam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pura Taman Ayun is one of the many temples in Bali worth visiting. Nestled in Mengwi, an area in central Bali, it is very calm and peaceful and not overfilled with tourists as against Tanah Lot. As in most of the Balinese temples, one cannot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharadshrimali61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our small tour group visited this beautiful temple complex that dates back to 1627. The complex is surrounded by an impressive moat. Particularly striking are tall pagodas with odd-numbered tiers of symbolic significance (3=underground, earth, sky; 5= five senses; 7 = days of the week;...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMGAmes_Iowa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course, like many of us, I have seen the Taman Ayun temple in photos, so I already have an idea of how the place looks. But, when we went there, I was still awed by its beauty. The place is quiet and clean.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cabz01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I booked an excursion tour to Pura Taman Ayun Temple. We were picked up at our hotel and enjoyed the scenic drive from Kuta. We took plenty of photos of the magnificent temple. No one is allowed in the main temple area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank paulmgarcia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That’s what it literally means and yes that’s what it is. The complex encompasses beautiful garden and amazing landscaping all around the temple. The place even has a beautiful fish ponds along with lovely flowers. There is a small entry fee to get inside. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank DILEEP1504
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very beautiful and quiet. You need a sarong, but you get one with the ticket of 20.000 rupiah. You can have a look into the big tempel from the side. There is a sign, which show you where to go. Best if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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May 1, 2018|
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Response from retireeVancouver | Reviewed this property |
We visited this temple complex - the Royal Temple- in February 2018. Visitors walk thru 2 inner courts on a wide paved path in the midst of a lawn area. This path leads to the temple walls that surround the buildings inside... More
April 2, 2018|
Response from Ananya P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Clad, the temple opens from 0900hrs to 1600hrs everyday. it remains open throughout the year. though the literal meaning of taman is Garden and Ayun means a Temple.
October 30, 2017|
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Response from helee999 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about booking on line. We hired our driver for the day through the Villas we stayed at. He was a great driver and took us foe a whole day to lots of places.
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