Hindu Temple in Gunung Batur Area

Pura Puncak Penulisan

Near the Penilusan road junction, several steep flights of steps lead to Bali's highest temple, Pura Puncak Penulisan (1745m). Inside the highest courtyard are rows of old statues and fragments of sculptures in...

Viewpoint in Gunung Batur Area

Viewpoint

Offers an amazing panorama over three mountains: Gunung Batur, Gunung Abang and Gunung Agung.

Museum in Gunung Batur Area

Batur Geopark Museum

The extraordinary geology of the Gunung Batur area is explained in fascinating detail in this museum right near the crater rim. Using interactive displays, models and rock samples, the enormous forces that...

Hindu Temple in Danau Batur

Pura Pancering Jagat

The village of Trunyan is known for the Pura Pancering Jagat, which is very impressive with its seven-roofed meru. Inside the temple is a 4m-high statue of the village's guardian spirit, although tourists are not...

Hindu Temple in Gunung Batur Area

Pura Batur

Spiritually, Gunung Batur is the second-most-important mountain in Bali (only Gunung Agung outranks it), so this temple, the ever-more-flamboyant Pura Batur, is of considerable importance. It's a great stop for...

Hindu Temple in Danau Batur

Pura Bukit Mentik

Although completely surrounded by molten lava from the 1974 eruption, the temple itself and its impressive banyan tree were quite untouched – it's called the 'Lucky Temple'.