Alas Kedaton Temple is a relic of a sacred Hindu temple from ancient megalithic times on the island of Bali. Alas Kedaton Temple is located in the middle of the monkey forest / Alas Kedaton monkey forest, precisely in Kukuh Village, Marga District, Tabanan Regency. Pura Dalem Kahyangan Kedaton is located about 35 kilometers from Denpasar City, Bali. Alas Kedaton is a very famous tourist spot in Bali
Not far from the Alas Kedaton tourist attraction there are also stalls selling souvenirs and souvenirs, playgrounds for children, and other facilities for the convenience of visitors so this place is also suitable as a family vacation.
History of Alas Kedaton Temple
Alas Kedaton Temple was built by Mpu Kuturan or Mpu Rajakertha during the reign of King Sri Masula Masuli on the island of God, according to the inscription of the village of Sading, Mengwi, Badung Regency, saying that King Sri Masula Masuli began reigning on the island of Bali in 1100 Saka (1178 AD) .
The inscription uses the year Saka 1172 (1250 AD) which also states that King Sri Masula Masuli ruled on the island of Bali for 77 years, which means his government ended in the year Saka 1177 or 1255 AD.
The position of Alas Kedaton temple faces west and has 4 gates as entrances and exits, this temple has a unique courtyard, inside / main position (in Bali called Offal or Main Mandala) lower than the central courtyard (in Bali called Jaba or Madya Mandala), unlike other temples in Bali that usually have inner courtyards higher than the central courtyard.
Alas Kedaton Temple is located in the middle of a forest inhabited by thousands of monkeys / monkeys and hundreds of large bats (bats). The monkeys in the Kedaton forest are very friendly and very close to the visitors because they always feed them with beans and other snacks.
But even though the monkey is friendly, visitors are encouraged to remain cautious because they can also attack when they are disturbed. Monkey Forest / Ape Alas Kedaton is one of the famous monkey forests on the island of Bali.
Bali Cultural Temple Tourism
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