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Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

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Province  Bali
Architectural style  Balinese architecture
Phone  +62 368 2033143
Pura Ulun Danu Bratan
Address  Jl. Bedugul - Singaraja, Candikuning, Baturiti, Candikuning, Baturiti, Kabupaten Tabanan, Bali 82191, Indonesia
Similar  Balinese temple, Tanah Lot, Pura Taman Ayun, Bratan, Pura Besakih

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Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, or Pura Bratan, is a major Shivaite and water temple on Bali, Indonesia. The temple complex is located on the shores of Lake Bratan in the mountains near Bedugul. Water temples serve the entire region in the outflow area; downstream there are many smaller water temples that are specific to each irrigation association (subak).

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Built in 1633, this temple is used for offerings ceremony to the Balinese water, lake and river goddess Dewi Danu, due to the importance of Lake Bratan as a main source of irrigation in central Bali. The 11 stories of pelinggih meru dedicated for Shiva and his consort Parvathi. Buddha statue also present inside this temple.

Lake Bratan is known as the Lake of Holy Mountain due to the fertility of this area. Located 1200 m above sea level, it has a cold tropical climate.

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Pura Ulun Danu Bratan Wikipedia


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