and it was a main temple of Mengwi Kingdom which survived until 1891 when it was conquered by Tabanan Kingdom and Badug Kingdom. The temple was originaly built in 1634 and extensively renovated in 1937. it's very large, spacious and the elegant moat ia an usual feature. the first courtyard is a large, open grassy expanse and the inner courtyard has a multitude of multitiered shrines ( merus ). The Balinese can worship other sacred sites an temple here, and there are shrines to the holy mountain Agung, Mount Batur and Batukaru, among others. The best temple direction for Bali Tours
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