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Saraswati Temple

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Saraswati temple Kingdom of Ubud is dedicated to honor the Hindu Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of learning, literature and art. This temple is very beautiful and artistic, so many tourists who come to see its charm, but for purposes of worship...more
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Jl. Raya, Ubud 80571, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A gorgeous temple in a surprising location (behind Starbucks). I especially loved the lotus ponds. Worth a visit for sure!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MsLizzyTish
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful temple in the heart of Ubud.. free entry but you only need to go for 30 minutes. I was expecting a bigger place but it’s not. Very peaceful and serene but you can definitely plan it into a day with other actuvities.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank calt88
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hard to find . Close to the ubud palace behind starbucks. Just very beautiful and serene. You can order a coffee at starbucks and enjoy it near the pond. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Bindastraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Saraswati Temple, which is surprisingly tucked in behind a Starbucks on the high street, is a pretty little Balinese temple made more attractive and photogenic by the two symmetrical Lilly ponds sited directly in front of the temple. Definitely worth a look!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nickandangels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely temple, nice water garden. Incorporate it into your Ubud shopping day! The temple is also free which is great.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Meeble
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati "Goddess of knowledge" and the entrance is next to Starbucks; very close to Ubud market. There is no entrance fee. Entry to the sanctum sanctorum is restricted but the lotus pond in the front  and the facade makes...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank HG1011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ubud is filled with temples and museums,but Saraswati Temple is a must visit!! I enjoyed walking around it and taking photos to save the memory of such a beautiful place. Its entrance is next to starbucks, so you can't really miss it.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AmeeraTalal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for 101 Travel Sketch, the lotus pond is always our main focus to draw. It is challenging to sketch the background without overwhelmed by the lotus pond in front of us. There are a few things surrounding this Saraswati Temple, a coffee...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Judiantology
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sight to visit and wander around. Spent a few hours enjoying the area. Take a camera with you.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning temple in the heart of Ubud. At night they have dance shows at the temple. The Lotus Café is right in front of the temple and you can reserve a table and watch the show while eating dinner.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Roothy123
April 5, 2019|
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Response from Irmelina | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roothy 123, I was there in December last year and the weather was perfect. It sometimes rain but usually at night. There's a lot of performances everywhere in and around Ubud, so you probably just need to see what's on at... More
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January 20, 2019|
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Response from Annie_Nugraha | Reviewed this property |
The temple itself is not big. But if you want to take pictures, especially at the weekends, you might need an hour to capture some interesting spot around. To enjoy the view of this temple, I highly recommend you to take a... More
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hayAsaki
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Annie_Nugraha | Reviewed this property |
Most probably yes. If they don't have the regular rituals, temple shall be opened at 8a.m
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