Top 10 Must Visit Hindu Temples in Indonesia

There are list of Hindu temples in Indonesia known as Candi, Pura and Kuil, Indonesian term to refer a temple. These are ancient Hindu temples, Balinese temples or Indian Hindu temples, most famous Hindu temples in Bali and Indonesia include Penataran, Jawi Temple, Kidal Temple, Surawana, Ijo Temple and Singhasari temple

Pura Besakih, Bali


Pura Besakih is the largest Hindu temple in Bali and one of the most popular Balinese temple in Indonesia. The Besakih temple is dedicated to the Hindu trinity (Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh)

Prambanan Temple, Java


Prambanan Temple is dedicated to the Trimurti in the city of Yogyakarta. The temple is largest Hindu temple in Indonesia and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tanah Lot, Bali


Tanah Lot Temple is an ancient Hindu temple and a must visit place in Bali. The temple sits on a large offshore rock and popular tourist attraction in Bali for photography.

Uluwatu Temple, Bali

Uluwatu Temple is built at the edge and must see destination in Bali for travelers. The Balinese sea temple is a marvel and offers spectacular view of the island.

Sambisari Temple, Yogyakarta

Sambisari Hindu temple was emerged and excavated from underground, the complex consist more small temples and surrounded by a rectangular wall.

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Bali


Pura Ulun Danu Bratan temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and a major Shaivite water temple on the island of Bali.

Mariamman Temple, Medan

Sri Mariamman Temple at Medan is the oldest Hindu temple, situated in the area known as Kampung Madras. This temple is dedicated to goddess Mariamman and the place is also known as Medan’s Little India.

Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang is the most popular temple among visitors along with Pura Lempuyang Luhur temple, another most revered temple in Bali, located on Mount Lempuyang.

Pura Ulun Danu Batur, Bali

Pura Ulun Danu Batur is the second most important temple in Bali, dedicated to water goddess of the Balinese Hindus.

Pura Taman Saraswati

Pura Taman Saraswati in Bali is dedicated to the goddess Sarasvati and the most popular landmarks of Ubud town. The pura is notable for its lotus pond and water garden.