Jagatnatha Temple, Great Temple In The Middle City

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  • Jalan Surapati, Dangin Puri, Kota Denpasar


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Jagatnatha Temple, Great Temple In The Middle City.

Have you ever been curious to visit the temples in Bali? If you see the timeline of some social media, maybe you want to visit Besakih Temple or Lempuyang Luhur Temple. Because the stunning scenery in the temple will attract anyone to come visit. But it turns out you also can, you visit a large temple in the middle of the city. If you're curious, read the following article reviews!

Jagatnatha Temple 

Don't be confused about choosing a tourist spot if you are in Denpasar. Because, there are large temples that can be visited. You will easily meet Agung Jagatnatha Temple. It is located adjacent to Puputan Field. This large temple is still actively used as a place of worship for Hindus in Denpasar.

The establishment of the Great Jagatnatha Temple began because Balinese Hindus had difficulty worshiping. There is no big temple in the middle of the city. Then Pura Agung Jagatnatha was built to facilitate urban communities who want to worship. This temple was completed in 1967. Since then, the people of Denpasar City have a place to pray. 

Pura Agung Jagatnatha has a fairly large courtyard. This temple is not like a big temple in general in Bali which has three parts. Jagatnatha Temple only has one fifteen meter tower, a large field, and several buildings for worship and religious activities. In front of the temple, you can get a large parking lot. Well, before entering the temple make sure you are not on period, or bring friends who are on period. 

Before entering Candi Bentar, you will be asked to fill in the guest book. In addition, they will also prepare a place to place donations for temple repairs and maintenance. The clerk will lend you a sarong that you can use when entering the temple. In the temple there are several pelinggih, such as pelinggih Dalem Karang, Pelinggih Ratu Niang, and Pelinggih Ratu Made. In addition there are also several bale in it: Bale Paseang, Bale Gong, Bale Kulkul, Perniyosan, and Pemedal Agung. Well, the sacred part of the temple and you cannot enter it in the middle of the temple surrounded by a rectangular pond. 

If at the time of your visit there is a religious ceremony, you should guard your attitude. Do not disturb the ongoing worship. Turn down your voice volume, turn off the camera blitz if you want to capture this sacred moment. Just pay attention from a safe distance if you want to see the process of worship taking place.