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Ubud, Pura Desa

Ubud, Pura Desa

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Pura Desa Ubud. The main “town temple” in the centre, across from Ary’s Warung.

Pura Desa Ubud. The main “town temple” in the centre, across from Ary’s Warung.
Pura Puseh. The “temple of origin” devoted to Ubud’s honoured ancestors. In Jalan Suweta.
Pura Dalem Ubud. The temple for the dark side of things. On the north side of Jalan Raya before the road descends to Campuan.
Pura Pamerajan Sari C. Agung. The private family temple of the Ubud royal family. On the east side of Jalan Suweta, a little north of the Palace.
Pura Taman Saraswati. Part of the Puri Saraswati complex, devoted to Dewi Saraswati the goddess of learning, literature and the arts, Features a fine padmasana (lotus throne). Beyond the lotus pond in the back of Cafe Lotus.
Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal. Another temple for the dark side, down by the monkey forest.
Pura Gunung Lebah. At the confluence of the east and west branches of the Wos River, below the Campuan bridge.
Pura Batur Sari. A royal temple devoted to the deity of Mt Batur, ostensibly to spare the Ubud Tjokordas the long journey up to the mountain itself. During its odalan, the dance stage is set up in front of the temple, right in the middle of Jalan Suweta, a few hundred metres north of Ubud’s main cross-roads.

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