Uluwatu Temple
November 5, 2018

Lempuyang Temple

Lempuyang Temple – Gate of Heaven

Gate of Lempuyang Temple with Mount Agung background view

Lempuyang Temple Bali is located at East part of the island  one of the oldest and most sacred temples on the island. So here’s all you need to know when visiting Lempuyang Temple.

Lempuyang Temple is a Balinese Hindu temple located in the slope of Mount Lempuyang, 600 metres above sea level.The best views are higher up the stairs, where you can see all the way across the green forested slopes and neighbouring Bali’s highest peak, Mount Agung and abode of Besakih Temple.Known on the island as one of the most highly regarded temples in Bali, it has become more popular in recent years among tourists, This Site is one of the best place for Instagram Photos.

The Gate of heaven is quite far from a lot of other typical holiday destinations in Bali, need about 2,5 hours drive from tourist area like Kuta. Although that doesn’t stop people flocking out East to witness the view amongst the clouds and capture some beautiful photos.

Lempuyang Temple Entrance Fees

No Entrance Fee – The temple asks for donations only. We recommend around 10,000 – 30,000 IDR per person, which is the usual price of temple entrances in Bali.

Sarong Rental – 10,000 IDR. You must wear a sarong so if you have your own be sure to take it.

Local Transport :

The three stairways that leads to higher temples at  Lempuyang Temple Bali.

Things To Know When Visiting Pura Lempuyang Temple

The first is a 5 minute walk – The famous photo spot is located at the first temple (gate of heaven), so you won’t have to walk far before you get your cameras out.

There are 7 temples – Many Visitor don’t realise there are actually 7 temples within the grounds. The whole loop of Lempuyang Temple Bali takes around 4 hours. hire local people as your guide is recommended if you want visit all those Temples.

No kissing – Lempuyang Temple Bali is a very religious Hindu temple so any form of kissing in public is seen as scandalous.

Your shoulders must be covered! – Unless your shoulders are covered you will not be allowed to enter Lempuyang Temple. So make sure to wear a t-shirt or take a scarf of some sort.

No drones – Photographers beware. Although there has been much drone footage of Lempuyang Bali, we were told were weren’t allowed to fly our drone.

What time to visit? – There’s no specific time to visit this amazing place. We visited at 7am for sunrise, although had to wait for the clouds to clear. So if you want a beautiful photo we recommend sunrise or sunset but keep your fingers crossed it’s not cloudy.


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