WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS TEMPLE?
The temple located in the central of Ubud.
It’s near from Ubud royal palace.
It’s classical Balinese temple architecture .
It has beautiful pond filled by lotus.
You are going to visit the main temple in Ubud.
In the evening they have classical Balinese show.
NEAR OTHER DESTINATION
It’s near to other destination such as Ubud market, Ubud Royal palace and Campuhan ridge.
You can combine to visit those places.
Saraswati temple is a temple was built around 1955 by I Gusti Nyoman Lempad commissioned by the Prince of Ubud, in honor of Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, education and art in hindu. The Pura Taman Saraswati temple is located on a large lotus pond. In the evening usually they held bali classical dance show in front of the Saraswati temple.
*) You can see the difference of Lotus garden after and before cleaned up.
HOW MUCH THE ENTRANCE FEE?
WHEN THE BEST TIME TO VISIT IT?
8.00 AM – 6.00 PM.
CEREMONY (Piodalan) or Hindus special day:
xx Month 2017,
*) You can not enter the inside of the temple. Just the beautiful garden only.
BALI DANCE SHOW:
WHERE IS IT?
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Ubud
Regency (Kabupaten): Gianyar
Province (Provinsi): Bali
About 26 km northeast of Denpasar or 1 hour.
About 0 km of Ubud or few minutes.
About 37 km northeast of Kuta beach or 1 hour and 20 minutes.
About 39 km northeast of Ngurah Rai airport or 1 hour and 20 minutes.
HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?
There is no direct public transport to get there.
*) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this temple and use google map as your navigator.
*) Even being raining, Saraswati temple and the lotus pond still looks amazing.
MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.
There are two cafe in the area of Saraswati temple.
*) I think this cafe offering different view since the other cafe facing the ubud busy street or live music.
SARASWATI TEMPLE IN THE EVENING:
BALINESE DANCE SHOW:
The classical balinese dance evening show start on 7.30 AM. The ticket price is IDR 80k – 100K per pax. It’s in open staging.
Every Thursday. IDR 80K per pax.
Every ?. IDR ?K per pax.
*) It was nice watching the bali classical dance show in the evening and it surrounded by lotus garden and the open air staging. The music and the dance also so attractive. It was unforgettable memories in Ubud in the evening.
SOME ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR SARASWATI TEMPLE:
You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Ubud:
You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 2 itinerary.