Taman Ayun Temple (South Bali)
This temple complex boasts magnificent traditional architectural features throughout its courtyards and enclosures as well as expansive garden landscapes comprised of lotus and fish ponds. The temple was built circa 1634 by the then ruler of the Mengwi kingdom, Tjokerda Sakti Blambangan, with Chinese architectural inspirations, and underwent a significant restoration project in 1937. As the other temples in Bali, this one also consist of 3 different courts, such as outer court, middle court and inner court. You won’t be allowed to enter the most sacred area of this temple which is the inner court yet the beautiful complex will give you the whole experience of visiting a royal temple.