Lempuyang Luhur Temple
Lempuyang Luhur Temple is a temple located on the slopes of Mount Lempuyang, Karangasem regency, Bali. Lempuyang temple or known Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang considered as part of the temple complex around Mount Lempuyang and one of the most respected temples in Bali. Lempuyang tempe is Sad Kahyangan Jagad or you can call it the six most sacred shrines in Bali island.
Now Lempuyang temple is known as the heaven gate temple and is the most popular tourist attraction in the world through Instagram social media. Tourists come here to take a photos with a panoramic back views of Mount Agung, even the guest are willing to come at early morning at 6.00 am to get good photos.
According to Hindus in Bali, the existence of Lempuyang temple is an important point of this island and intended to give a spiritual balance for Bali. Group of temple in Lempuyang is one of temple groups in Bali that is known by Padma Bhuwana’s heavenly temple. Every temple in the Padma Bhuwana’s heavenly temple marks each of the eight main cardinal directions. Lempuyang Luhur temple represents the direction of the eastern wind and the color white. This wind direction is linked to the realm of Balinese deities, Iswara.
Interesting places that you can visit in the eastern part of Bali
Tirta Gangga is a former Royal Palace located in the eastern part of Bali island, around 30 minutes driver from heaven gate temple. Details ..
Taman Ujung Water Palace
A park located in Ujung countryside, Tumbu village wellknown as water palace in the Dutch colonial era.
Located on jl. Bukit Asah, Bugbug village, Karangasem regency. Around 45 minutes – 1 hours drive to Lempuyang temple.
Tenganan Traditional Village
Blue Lagoon Beach Padang Bai