Jagaraga Temple


Jagaraga Temple 1

The uniqueness of Jagaraga Temple in Bali makes this temple famous. This Jagaraga Temple / Pura Dalem is full with ornaments and has delightful sculptured panels along its front wall. Depicts of aircraft fights, dogfights, bicycle, boat, Kamasutra and old-fashioned car.

This temple’s carving shows the life of Balinese people before and after the Dutch come to Indonesia. This temple located 15 km from Singaraja, Bali. Exact place is in a small village called Sawan, 8 km from Sangsit.

Dalem Jagaraga Temple belongs to “Pura Kahyangan Tiga” (Three main village Temples) of the traditional village of Jagaraga. Like the other “Pura Dalem” in Bali in general, according to its function as the temple of the dead. “Dalem Jagaraga” Temple is also located close to the village-cemetery; one of them is “Betara Duga” sculpture. There is also some relics that shows about Balinese myths, such as; Rangda, the mean witch. In this temple, you can see a relic about Puputan War that happened on 1848 against The Dutch, under command of Prince Anak Agung Jelantik.

Interesting temple to visit while you are on your holiday to Bali.

How to get to Meduwe Karang Temple :
1. 30 minutes from Singaraja
2. 3 hours from Denpasar
3. 2 ½ hours from Tabanan

What you can see around Meduwe Karang Temple :
1. Beji Temple, some say this is the largest temple and Subak temple in North Bali. For local people this temple is known as Pura Subak; subak here refers to the organization for water supply or irrigation. Pura Subak is a holy place and here you can worship Dewi Sri the Goddess of rice and the symbol of prosperity.
2. Ponjok Batu Temple is a stone temple where all temple buildings are made from stone. This temple area own the wide area about 35 acre in form of black stones bank. The position of this temple is rather sticking out to the sea as a foreland or Ponjok. Base on the position and condition then this place is named by Ponjok Batu so that the temple is standing above foreland petrify and it is referred as Ponjok Batu Temple.
3. Lovina Beach (or often simply Lovina) is a coastal area on the northwestern side of the island of Bali, Indonesia. The coastal strip stretches from 5 Km west of the city of Singaraja to 15 Km west Singaraja is the seat of Buleleng regency. The Lovina area contains the small villages (from east to west) of Pemaron, Tukad Mungga, Anturan, Banyualit, Kalibukbuk, Kaliasem and Temukus. It is becoming more popular with tourists but remains far quieter than the tourist hotspots of the island’s south side.
4. Git-Git Waterfall, The path is lined with souvenir stalls, and persistent guides offer their services, which you have no need for at all. The 40 meters waterfall is quite pretty, and a great place for a picnic.

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