Dedicated to the Hindu goddess of learning, wisdom, music and art, Pura Saraswati in Ubud is a wonderful place for worshipers and visitors. Water parks and lotus ponds flow to elegant structures, enriched with carved carvings. This temple creates an atmosphere of atmosphere for Balinese dance performances.
Located in the heart of Ubud, Pura Saraswati is quite easy to visit alone. This is also one of the most amazing places to watch Balinese dance. Kecak Dance performances are held every Tuesday and Thursday night, plastic chairs do not reduce the majesty of the show’s settings. Most visitors arrive individually but some Ubud tours stop short here to take photos, and private tour guides with a focus on history and culture can explain the meaning of complicated temple carvings.
Pura Saraswati is a beautiful monument for fans of Balinese culture and temple architecture. There is no charge to enter this temple even though the donation is appreciated. Visitors are asked to wear sarong for reasons of modesty, and are not always available at the entrance so it should be prepared before leaving. Only the temple entrance and the front lane can be accessed by wheelchair users, outside there are stairs.
Ubud is the most interesting in the morning before the big bus meets this area and also the right time to enjoy the lotus view at Pura Saraswati. Dewi Saraswati as the name of this temple is the goddess of dance, so also take the time to watch dance performances on Tuesday or Thursday nights.
It is the royal family of Ubud that makes Ubud the center of Balinese arts and culture as it is today. The temple that can be seen today was built by I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, famous for his ink drawings and paintings but also the palace architect. Some people believe that he managed to reach the age of 115 years before he died in 1978.