Top things to do in Gunung Batur Area

Top Choice Indonesian in Gunung Batur Area

Pulu Mujung Warung

Easily the best option for a meal in the area, this fantastic cafe has epic volcano views. It's affiliated with the much-loved Warung Bodag Maliah restaurant in Ubud. Soups are enjoyable in the cool mountain air, an…
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 the …
Viewpoint in Gunung Batur Area


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 continue …
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 us…
Balinese in Danau Batur

Kedisan Floating Hotel

This hotel on the shores of Danau Batur is hugely popular for its daily lunches. On weekends tourists vie with day-trippers from Denpasar for tables out on the piers over the lake. The Balinese food, which features …
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 the …
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'.
Hindu Temple in Danau Batur

Pura Ulun Danu Batur

At the lakeside road end is Pura Ulun Danu Batur, under the edge of the crater rim.
Landmark in Danau Batur

Banyan Tree

A local landmark.