Saraswati Temple Ubud

Are you in Ubud or want to visit Saraswati Temple Ubud? and also interested in exploring Bali? So is it true? I’m sure you will have questions about the famous tourist objects in Ubud that must be visited? The Ubud tourism area has many tourist attractions and one of them is Pura Saraswati Ubud so If you want to know more about the attractions of Pura Saraswati Ubud Park so please continue reading this page! Information that you will get about Pura Saraswati Temple Ubud Park such as:

History of Pura Saraswati Temple Ubud
The attraction of Saraswati Temple
Ticket to this Temple park
Kecak dance performance at Saraswati Temple
Location of the Temple
Transportation options 
General information about tourism in Ubud
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Pura Taman Saraswati Temple Ubud 

Pura Taman Saraswati Temple Ubud, officially Pura Taman Kemuda Saraswati, also known as the Ubud Water Palace, is one of the most famous temples in Ubud. As you know, that the temple is a Hindu holy place in Bali, and the Saraswati temple is one of them. This temple is according to its name, the place of worship of Goddess Saraswati (Goddess of Knowledge). Pura Taman Saraswati tourist attraction is one of the popular tourist attractions in Ubud which is located in the central areas of Ubud and to find the location of the temple is very easy to access from Jalan Kajeng, which is adjacent to Jalan Raya Ubud. but the exact location is behind Café Lotus Ubud.

So if you really like seeing typical Balinese carvings, this is the best place to see it. Almost every temple building has carved art from famous artists in Ubud.

History of Saraswati Temple, “The Ubud Water Palace Temple”

In 1951 the construction of the Pura Saraswati Temple or The Ubud Water Palace Temple began, and construction was completed in 1952. In accordance with the name Pura Saraswati is intended for the worship of Dewi Saraswati, the goddess in Hinduism for science. The architect of Pura Taman Saraswati Ubud is Mr. I Gusti Nyoman Lempad but The construction of the Saraswati temple at the behest of Prince Ubud Cokorda Gede Agung Sukawati, namely Mr. I Gusti Nyoman Lempad is a famous sculpture artist and architect in Bali. 

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Pura Taman Saraswati Temple

Pura Taman Saraswati Ubud Park is a little different from other famous temples in Bali. but this temple has a large pool of pink lotus flowers and a neatly arranged water park. This lotus pond is the main attraction of Saraswati temple.

There are also many frangipani flower trees adorning the edge of the pond and there is a bridge that connects the outer area of ​​the temple to the main gate area of ​​the temple. so when you cross the bridge you will see many statues lined up at the edge of the bridge. Then you will see the beauty of the main gate with three large doors with golden ornaments.

Tourists are prohibited

But tourists are prohibited from entering the temple area because only visitors who wish to pray can enter the area in the temple. When entering the temple area which is from the main gate, you will see a high wall and behind the wall there is a giant statue about 3 meters high. On the northeast side you will see a place of worship called Padmasana. At the base of the Padmasana building there is a turtle-shaped sculpture wrapped around two Dragons.

so most tourists visiting the Saraswati temple will take a photo because the background of Balinese temple architecture with lotus flower arrangements is very beautiful. and it is because of the combination of temple gate and lotus pond architecture, it is great for background photos.

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Entering Saraswati Temple Officially Pura Taman Kemuda Saraswati

Every visitor who wants to enter the temple area in Bali must comply with the same rules for each temple in Bali. There are rules that you must obey in order to enter the temple area in Bali such as:

Wear sarong cloth with a shawl tied around the waist.
For women who are menstruating, please do not enter the temple area.
Do not throw garbage at random.
Do not climb the place of worship.
Don’t make litter.
Don’t say harsh words.

Saraswati Temple Ubud Opening Hours & Entrance Fee

Opening Hours & Entrance Fee for Pura Saraswati Ubud Park
Pura Taman Saraswati is open every day from 07:00 – 17:00. As you know, most tourist attractions in Bali will charge an entrance ticket. Then what is the entrance ticket cost of the Saraswati Ubud temple attraction?

There is no ticket fee to enter the Saraswati Ubud temple area, so it’s free. But if you want to watch Balinese dance at the Saraswati temple, you will be charged a ticket for a Balinese dance performance.

Balinese Dance Saraswati Temple Ubud

So every night in the Ubud area, a dance performance is held, one of the dance is the Balinese Kecak dance. Ubud is one of the best places to watch the Kecak dance in Bali, besides the Uluwatu temple. and as One of the places to perform the Kecak dance in Ubud is at Pura Saraswati Ubud Park. Read here >> Ubud Dance Performance

Pura Saraswati Ubud has a stage to eradicate Balinese dance such as the Kecak dance.Stage performances are surrounded by lotus ponds. The schedule for traditional Balinese dance shows is held at night starting at 19:30. Balinese dance performances are performed at Saraswati Ubud Temple with different types of dance every night. Except on Friday there are no Balinese dance performances.

So every visitor who wants to watch a Balinese dance performance at the Saraswati Ubud temple will pay an entrance ticket of Rp. 100,000 / person. But also you can buy show tickets to staff waiting at the entrance gate. In addition to buying tickets for Balinese dance performances, you can also watch Balinese dance at the Saraswati temple from Café Lotus without entrance fee. Only you have to spend dinner costs with a minimum order of food for Rp. 200,000.

If you are on holiday in Bali and plan to watch Kecak at Pura Taman Saraswati, you should pay attention first, the schedule for staging the kecak dance at Pura Saraswat Park, Ubud. Because not every day, a Kecak dance is held at the Saraswati Ubud temple. Many tourists commented that the location of Balinese dance here is the best place to see dance performances at night.

Kecak Dance Performance at Saraswati Temple Ubud

The Kecak Dance Performance at Saraswati Ubud Temple is scheduled on Tuesday and Thursday. Start the Kecak dance performance at 19:30, with a ticket price of Rp. 80,000 / person. Kecak dance performances performed by the Sandhi Suara dance group. For those of you who want to watch the Kecak dance in Ubud it won’t be difficult, even though you don’t come on Tuesday or Thursday. Every day a staging of the Kecak dance is held in Ubud with only different staging locations.

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Location of Saraswati Tempe Ubud 

The location of the Saraswati Ubud temple is on Jalan Kajeng, Ubud. Location of the temple adjacent to Lotus Cafe and Starbuck. If you depart from the tourist attractions of Kuta Bali to the location of the Saraswati Ubud temple, you will travel approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. To make it easier for you to find the location of the temple, please use the map below!

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Transportation Options

so there are many taxi services to get around Ubud. For those of you who do not stay at one of the hotels in Ubud and plan to tour Ubud, there are several transportation options that you can choose to tour the attractions of Ubud. Here are the choices.

1.Using a Motorcycle

For cost-effective transportation options, you can use a motorcycle. There are many motorbike rental services in Bali with a range of motorbike rental prices of around Rp 100,000 – Rp 200,000 / 24 hours a day

2. Looking for Car Rental Services with Drivers in Bali Ubud Car Rental

By renting a car + driver in Bali, it will be very easy for you to travel from one tourist spot in Bali to another. Without thinking about finding a parking space, looking for shortcuts, and thinking about road congestion.

In the area of ​​the tourist attraction of Ubud, there is very rarely a car park available. Most people park on the side of the highway and are very often full. Because of this, we strongly recommend that you find a car rental service provider in Bali with a driver.

3. Buy a Cheap Tour Package in Bali UBUD TAXI

Because Ubud is very famous and gets very high demand from tourists so a lot of travel business providers that provide Ubud tour packages. The advantages of buying cheap tour packages in Bali with the Ubud route, you get the advantages of car rental services with drivers. Besides that, your tour schedule will be planned and directed and your holiday budget in Bali will be planned.

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No doubt, so the tourist attraction of Saraswati Temple is one of the tourist attractions in Ubud and that you must visit. If you are interested in seeing the beauty of temple architecture, garden layout, and want to watch a performance of Balinese dance typical of Ubud. Besides that the location of the tourist attraction is very strategic because it is close to other famous tourist attractions in Ubud, as well as free entry tickets.

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Ubud General information

Currently the Ubud tourist area is very popular in Bali and it is not only for foreign tourists visiting but Indonesian tourists also have a high interest in a holiday to Ubud Bali. In Ubud offers many choices of interesting sights, exciting holiday activities, culinary tours and spas. Almost all foreign and domestic tourists always plan to visit tourist attractions in Ubud. So here there are many villas and hotels from five star class but with a low budget of course .

For choices of tourist attractions in Ubud are a lot and nearby, natural attractions such as Tegalalang terracing rice fields, protected forests of Ubud monkey forest. Besides that, Ubud is also very famous for its white water rafting tourism activities and it is better known as Ayung rafting in Ubud. Apart from nature tourism, Ubud is very famous for being the center of art and culture in Bali. Such as painting, dance, sculpture and many other Balinese art. Therefore you will find many painting museums in Ubud.

And specially for culinary tours in Ubud, Ubud offers very many kinds of choices. Available from cheap culinary tours to culinary delights in fancy restaurants. Ubud is also one of the best spa destinations in Asia, offering reflexology, aromatherapy and massage treatments.