Taman Ayun Temple is a Royal Temple of Mengwi Empire and it is located in Mengwi Village, Mengwi sub district, Badung regency and about 18 Km north side of Denpasar town. It is strategically located beside of major roadway between Denpasar to Singaraja.
Taman Ayun temple is a mother (Paibon) for the Kingdom of Mengwi, in Bali. Surrounded by fish ponds so that at the time in this place as if it were in the middle of the lake, built in the 17th century (supposedly built in 1634) by the first king of the Kingdom of Mengwi Tjokerda Way Blambangan with architects from china. Originally the temple was founded by the then available pura2 distance is too far to reach by public Mengwi. Location of Taman Ayun Temple is in the Village Mengwi Badung regency, Bali, located approximately 18 Kilometers north direction Kuta.
This temple was destroyed by the great earthquake that occurred in 1917. Repairs carried out on a large scale in 1937, and in 1949 carried out repairs to the kori agung, gate minute, and making a big Wantilan. The temple and the monument briefly as high as 16 feet in parts of the temple courtyard is built according to the architecture of Java, while the memorial temple of rock kecilberupa seat numbered 64 pieces a megalithic era ancestor memorial in memory of the warriors who died in battle.
ura swing park has an area of 100 x 250 m2, divided into, the outer court and the inner court. Exterior side yard beyond the pool there, in the courtyard of the three, the first is the first court is a place to rest while enjoying the beauty of the temple, the second is a lot higher in the second place of the court in the first, here are nine relief guard every corner the wind or by Balinese Hindu belief known as Gods Nawa Sanga, the third is in the third courtyard, located at the high bun with a door in the center position will be opened only at the time of the ceremony as the exit point of statues and other ceremonial equipment. Meanwhile, two more doors on the left and on the right berfunsi for activities in and out daily activities., Here where the most important and sacred, there are several temples and Meru which is a place of worship
To enter you will be put on a charge of IRD 20,000 / person