Taman Ayun Temple
Pura taman ayun is a beautifully appointed temple, with its own surrounding moat, in the village of Mengwi, 18 km from Denpasar.
The history of this temple is closely associated with the beginning of the Raja Dom of Mengwi, in 1627. It was built in 1634, at the time at the rule of the first Raja of Mengwi. I Gusti Agung Ngurah Made Agung, who letter become known as Ida Cokorda Sakti Belambangan.
In the innermost sanctum, the shrines of 11, 9,7,5,3 roofs, it dedicated to various of the main temple on the island.
These shrines were built by the Raja to ensure that his Kingdom and people would be able to share in the prosperity and fertility of the nation, and also to enable all the people at Mengwi, to conduct the religious ceremonies at the temple, such as "meajar–ajar", Memendak Sang Pitara and also to request holy water to protect the rice fields from pestilence, etc.
Upacara piodalan (anniversary temple ceremony) fall every Selasa Kliwon, Wuku Wedangsia, in every 210 days/ every 6 month Balinese calendar
It is one of the most famous rice–paddy panoramas on Bali, offering expansive views over the broad and gently sloping terraces sculpted from the south–facing hillsides.
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
This temple is located on the shore beside of the lake Beratan, it about 61 km to the north of Denpasar. Its surrounding by little mountains whose tops are named Puncak Mangu. Across the lake to the south and facing the temple is Teratai Bang Mountain, in the west are two mountains named Mount Batukaru and Mount Tapak.
This temple is an original Subak temple (farmer´s society temple) it´s dedicated to the goddess of the lake "Dewi danu". The temple was build around 1633 AD. the complex of the temple consists of 4 different temple compounds :
The temple of Lingga Petak, a single shrine of three roofs dedicated to Lord Ciwa ( Shiva ). When the temple was restored, the builder found a big white stone which is flanked by two smaller stones one is red and another one is black. The dominance of white stone in relation to the other stones is resembled a lingga ( phallic, symbol of Ciwa ) therefore this shrine is called Lingga petak or Ulun Danu. It represents the reproductive power of Ciwa as the God of fertility.
The related temple of Puncak Mangu has a single shrine of eleven roofs dedicated to Lord Wisnu in his manifestation as the Goddess of the Lake Dewi Danu.
The related temple of teratai Bang, quite a big temple has many shrines, one of the shrines with seven roofs is dedicated to Lord Brahma.
The temple of Dalem purwa / suci is dedicated to Dewi Uma Bhogawati the Goddess of food and drink.
Munduk village has a beautiful 200 m height waterfall. Along the way to reach the waterfall, you can see coffee and clove plantation. When you visit this spot, you may find yourself in a very calming situation with non polluted air.
Tanah Lot Temple – Sunset
This temple is located at southern coast of Bali Island, Kediri district, Tabanan regency.
The history of this temple is closely related to Dandhyang Nirartha´s pilgrimage to Bali Island, here he spent the night while teaching the Religion, Morality to the local people who came to him.
After he left, the local people built a temple on a small island in around 1489 M which was used as a place for worshiping the supreme Godhead to asked prosperity and welfare.
This temple/Kahyangan named "Pura pakendungan" which is now known as "Tanah Lot".
This is one of the main tourist objects to see the best sunset on the Island