About Jagatnatha Temple (Pura Agung Jagatnatha)

Located in Major Wisnu street east side field of Puputan Badung, Pura Jagatnatha, also known as the Jagatnatha Temple, is a Hindu temple dedicated to Sanghyang Widi. It is Denpasar's largest temple and also one of the most visually stunning religious sites in the city. Made out of white coral, the temple's walls are carved and decorated with traditional stories and scenes depicting various stories of Sanghyang Widi and epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata from the Hindu religion. The temple celebrates two festivals each month - one for the full moon and the other for the new moon. The local people conducted the opening ceremony on 13 May 1968.

Must See

  • A quiet place and peaceful atmosphere around
  • Enjoy the atmosphere
  • Temple Architecture, religious place of Denpasar
  • Holy water bath
  • Sculptures and writings
  • There is a small library too where you can read books

How to reach

From Denpasar city, you need to take a taxi, it's 2.5 km away and will take 10 minutes to reach via JL. Diponegoro road

If you go there walking then it's 2.5 km from the city and it will take 30 mins to reach.

If you go there by bike then it's 2.5 km and it will take 10 min to reach.

Tips

  • Recommend to go to the museum next door first so you have a good idea of the background.
  • Outside the temple, you have to pay a small fee for the tour guides, the equivalent of about $6 per person for a sarong and a guided tour.
  • You won't need more than 20 minutes there so go there to see the architecture.
  • On full moon and new moon days, the locals hold a big festival and Hindus gather here.
  • The temple is really beautiful and you can see the glimpses of ancient Hindu culture present in Bali.
  • The place has parking space and there are a lot of street hawkers in front of the temple.
  • Crowded place, as it is visited by the locals to perform prayers.
  • There are a large field and food stalls near the temple.
  • Make sure to carry a hat, sunblock and a bottle of water.
  • You have to wear a sarong and sash, which is provided outside the temple.
  • The central place, which houses a small linga representing god, is kept locked. The linga is taken out only during some festivals. It looks slightly different from the other temples. The deity is Lord Siva.
  • No shorts or short dresses will be allowed. You must wear a sarong and sash around the waist.
  • If you want to pray then you can. But ask a temple priest or a Balinese person to assist you.
  • The temple area is huge, but there are no steps to climb, just need to walk around.
  • Toilet facilities are limited, so don't drink too much water.
  • Photography is allowed outside the temple.
  • You don't need to buy any of the offered stuff, it's not compulsory.
  • Don't forget to bargain, that's a must everywhere.

Visit Time

Sunday:         Open 24 Hours

Monday:        Open 24 hours

Tuesday:       Open 24 hours

Wednesday:  Open 24 hours

Thursday:      Open 24 hours

Friday:           Open 24 hours

Saturday:       12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

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Waiting Time

15 min

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

Adult: IDR 20000 to 30000 IDR 
Child: Free

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Time you can spend

1 to 4 hours

 

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Weather

Broken Clouds 26.77°C

 

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