Lempuyang Temple

Must to know about Lempuyang temple or heaven of Gate

Lempuyang Temple is one of the sacred places in Bali which is believed to be the guardian of the island of Bali which is located in East Bali. Moreover, Lempuyang Bali Temple is also one of the world's famous tourist attractions, because the tourists who visit come from various countries in the world. The temple, which is better known as the "Gate of Heaven on the Island of Bali", is located in the eastern part of the island of Bali, precisely in Karangasem Reg ency.

However, tourists who want to enjoy the beauty of Lempuyang Temple do not need to climb thousands of stairs. The famous Gate of Heaven is located at the majestic Penataran Agung Temple at the foot of the mountain.

On Bali Day Trip tourist map, the Lempuyang temple is a very popular tourist destination for lovers of amazing photos. Since the photo of the beautiful gate was posted on an Instagram account by one of the visitors who had visited Lempuyang Temple , make Lempuyang Temple Bali one of the must-visit places during a holiday in Bali.

All about Lempuyang Temple Bali

For Balinese Hindus, Pura Lempuyang, also known as Pura Lempuyang Luhur, is one of the oldest and most revered temples in Bali, for Balinese Hindus as the guardian of Bali's eastern compass. This respect is equivalent to Besakih Temple, which is commonly referred to as the main temple of Bali. Regarding the age and position of the temples, these two temples are believed to exceed the majority of other temples on the island of Bali.

For foreign tourists, Lempuyang Bali Temple is a must to do in Bali. But for domestic tourists, you can try to include it in your itinerary while on the island of Bali. Lempuyang Temple is located at the top of Mount Bis Bis , in the eastern part of Bali island at an altitude of 1,175 m above sea level.

To reach the top of Lempuyang Sublim Temple, visitors must climb about 1,800 steps. Information from the holder or ceremonial leader at Lempuyang Sublim Temple whose daily life goes up and down at Lempuyang Temple. Along the way up the stairs, visitors (pemedek, in the local language) can interact with dozens of monkeys. This long-tailed gray monkey inhabits the cool mountain forests around it.

How to Get to Lempuyang Temple

If we depart from main tourism area like nusa dua , kuta Seminyak , Ubud or sanur , Lempuyang Temple can be reached by passing the tourist area of ??Goa Lawah (Bat Cave), Padang Bai, Candi Dasa, Tirta Gangga, then passing through the city of Amlapura ( Karangasem Regency) with a travel time of about 2-3 hours. by car of course depending on the situation of traffic jams on way

Open hours lempuyang temple
For visitors who want to pray, Lempuyang Temple is open 24 hours to facilitate Hindus who often do mekemit (stay at the temple) at this temple. But for tourists who want to enjoy the beauty of the gates of heaven on the island of the Gods, Bali is open from 6 am - 7 pm.

What to bring
* Camera
You need something to capture the perfect shot!
* Sunscreen
don't burn it when you're distracted by the beautiful view!
* A light rain jacket
again this depends on the time of year, but if there is a chance of rain I would definitely bring a jacket just in case.
* Bottled water
make sure to stay well hydrated.

Entrance fees
The entrance fee for Lempuyang Temple has now been changed and is 100,000 IDR ($7 USD) per person. You also need to pay 50,000 IDR ($3.50) per person to take a shuttle that brings you to the top of mountain where you will find the Lempuyang Temple entrance. Prior to 2022, the entrance fee to Lempuyang Temple was free and only required a small temple donation. You won't need to worry about paying the Lempuyang Temple entrance fee,
as our private Bali day tour is all-inclusive so we got you covered.

Rules and clothing for entering the Lempuyang Temple area
All temples in Bali are sacred places by the Balinese Hindu community. Therefore, it is strictly forbidden for women who are menstruating to enter the temple area
All visitors are should use sarong , If visitors do not bring it, here is also provided a cloth rental facility for 10 thousand rupiah.
Not allowed to wear open clothes or mini clothes (shoulder and knee area must be covered)
Since this area is very religious, any form of kissing is prohibited here.
No use of drones – Warning to photographers! Although it is allowed to take pictures, the use of drones is prohibited so as not to interfere with the worship process.
do not litter

Best time to visit lempuyang temple
Since tourists visit this place almost every day, it is best to come early or late in the day. If it is possible to arrive before 6 am, you will be able to take pictures with the combination of the morning sun.

But for those of you who prefer to see the sunset behind Mount Agung, you can come in the afternoon. In the late afternoon, visitors can enjoy the beauty of the golden sunset, the most suitable spot for taking pictures at the gate or Candi Bentar at Lempuyang Temple, Bali. This temple is so beautiful that it is called Gate of Heaven Bali