Pura Taman Ayun royal family temple mengwi is magnificent and has a beautiful panorama. Temple that stands in mengwi village is located approximately 18 kilometers from Denpasar and is easily accessible by car.
Pura Taman Ayun was founded as a place of worship by the first king mengwi kingdom, I Gusti Agung Putu who has a degree Cokorda Blambangan Sakti. Establishment of this temple in 1634 is intended to honor the king’s ancestors. Before you get the name Pura Taman Ayun, this place called Garden Ganter. After the royal mengwi stronger then I Gusti Agung Putu expanding shrine. Then park Ganter moved to what is now called Taman Ayun. Taman Ayun means beautiful garden. And, it is beautiful temple complex. Rows of towering Meru was combined with lush gardens and ponds surrounding the temple. Meru is building a shrine made of wood fibers with a composite roof three, five, seven, nine, and eleven. Meru was to worship God in various manifestations and conception.
Temple complex is divided into four different pages. The page one higher than the other. And lower outer page called Jaba, deepest and highest is called jeroan which is the most sacred area. In this page there is a row of towering Meru. Three pages of the temple symbolize the three level of cosmology the world is human nature, nature of the gods, and the nature of God. Overall, the complex of temples depict Mount Mahameru that floats in the middle of the ocean of milk as listed in the Hindu mythology.
In ancient times, jam as a place of worship, the outside of the park swinging complex also be used as a gathering place for members of the kingdom. Now the location of the rendezvous used by teens to have love.
Landscape in this temple will be enjoyed from the beautiful heights. Up to bale kulkul the building located on the left of the gate, to get a more spacious view. Here you can also take photos with the background or scenery temple.
The admission price of IDR 3,000 Taman Ayun temple and to go to the temple. Of kuta you direct data towards Taman Ayun kerobokan passes through lalung and then drive to mengwi.
Across the Taman Ayun temple compound contained Yadnya Manusa Museum which describes the process of human bali ceremony, began the ceremony for the fetus still in the womb, at the age of six months, teens, marriage, to death. This attraction should you consider to be a bonus that you can visit after going to Pura Taman Ayun.