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Lempuyang Temple Bali, A complete guide to Bali Gate of Heaven


Known as Bali gate of heaven, Lempuyang Temple Or Pura Lempuyang is a Hindu Temple in Bali. One of the most Visited places in Bali. The oldest temple in Bali you must Visit during your holiday in Bali. All you need to know about Lempuyang temple, Entrance fee and Tours details.

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About Lempuyang Temple Bali

Pura Penataran agung lempuyang, Located in the slope on Lempuyang mountain in East Bali, Karangasem regency. This temple is one of the part of the temple complex around the Lempuyang mountain. Locally literate Pura Sad Khayangan, Mean six sanctuaries of the world, The six holiest places of worship on Bali.

The Temple History

The establishment of places of worship around Mount Lempuyang is believed to predate the majority of Hindu temples on the island of Bali. The pura (temple) of Mount Lempuyang, represented by Pura Lempuyang Luhur, The highest temple in the area, Is grouped one complex of pura which represents the Pura Sad Kahyangan Luhur Lempuyang.

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The temple groups are considered as part of the Sad Kahyangan Jagad, or the “six sanctuaries of the world”, the six holiest places of worship on Bali. According to Balinese beliefs, They are the pivotal points of the island and are meant to provide spiritual balance to Bali. The temple groups of Mount Lempuyang is also one of the group of temples in Bali known as Pura Kahyangan Padma Bhuwana.

Each of the temple in the Pura Kahyangan Padma Bhuwana marked each of the eight cardinal directions. Pura Lempuyang Luhur represents the direction of east (purwa) and the color white. This direction is associated with the domain of Balinese the god Iswara. Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang was restored in 2001. Src: Wikipedia

Lempuyang Temple Bali Map and Location

Lempuyang Temple is located in the east part of Bali island, At Karangasem regency. There are many temples around the area since it is a temple complex. The Famous and most visited and known as Bali Gate of heaven is Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang.

How to get to Lempuyang Temple

To get to this temple is easy access by renting a scooter in Bali or hire a Bali driver for a day for the comfort trip, since the temple is located far in the eastern side of Bali if you are staying near Kuta, Seminyak or Nusa Dua. It may spend approximately 2 Hours to get to the temple.

Other wise, You may stay in the east of Bali like Candi dasa or Amed for a night to minimize your driving time. These area is the closest one to the Temple. The visit of Lempuyang temple from the east Bali is let you explore more attraction nearby, Such as Amed, Tulamben and candidasa. These beaches where is still natural and less crowded compare to Kuta/Seminyak Beach. These Beaches also popular and great spot for Snorkeling or scuba diving. To easily find accommodation nearby Lempuyang temple bali, You can Book the hotel listed in the map below:

Lempuyang temple Bali entrance fee and Opening Hours

To Visit Pura Lempuyang temple Or known The Bali Gate of Heaven, There is no fixed entrance fee or ticket collected, However, Visitor are provided donation box which mean the accept donation. The amount of donation is not specified. But, like the rest of the most temple in Bali require entrance fee from IDR. 50.000- 60.000 to enter. So the Donation fee you can put is as you pleased.

Lempuyang Temple Entrance FeeAmount/ Person
Donation RangeIDR. 10.000 – 50.000
Use of Sarong to enter the TempleIDR. 10.000

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Temple Opening Hours is not specified, But it will be from the sunrise to sunset 05.30AM to 07.00 (Sunrise and sunset time may later or earlier 30 Minutes depending of the months of Visit)

The Famous Bali Gate of Heaven

Visiting Lempuyang temple is such a great sight seeing, You will exploring the unique temple with amazing surrounding and mountain view point due to located in a high hill. The most of travelers visit this temple is for taking picture with the temple entrance gate with Mt. Agung Background. The highest volcano in Bali which is recently erupted.

Beside of taking the scenic photography, You will also will see the temple architecture, You will not getting worry to stay longer. The fresh air with mountainous breezing will make you to enjoy the visit.


Where is Bali Gate of Heaven?

Bali Gate of heaven is located at Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang or Lempuyang Temple in East Bali. One of the Six Holiest and respected temple in Bali. The most Instagrammable places is Bali with Split gate and mt. Agung background

How Far is Pura Lempuyang from Ubud and the rest of tourist center in Bali?

Ubud Bali To lempuyang Temple is About 2 Hours Drive (70 KM), While from Kuta, Nusa dua, Seminyak or Canggu Bali is located around 2,5 Hours drive (90 KM).

How do you get to Pura lempuyang?

There is no public transportation to this temple, The best way is hire a car and driver in Bali to drive you to Lempuyang Temple. Or you can renting a scooter in Bali if you want more budget

Best Time To Visit Lempuyang Temple

The best time to arrive is early in the morning to avoid the crowd. This temple is getting popular and group of traveler may need long queue to capture them self with the famous Bali gate of heaven.

Is there a Pool at Lempuyang Temple?

There is no Pool or water at Pura lempuyang, It is a photography trick using a mirror for making the water reflection.

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