Pure Luhur Batukau is one of the supposed “sad-kahyangan” temples of Bali, a national or the temple of the state. It is not visited so frequently due to the remote position, but the site of the temple underneath the powerful marks of the mountain of Batukau this a really unique place. It was constructed to honor the alcohol of the lakes and mountains, and was the temple of the state of Bali of the west whereas Tabanan was an independent kingdom.
I vary “linga”, symbols of the fertility, where found here in 1920, indicating that this area has been a sacred place to the long posteriors part of the way in history, before the temple was constructed. The legend says that the temple was founded by the Hindu wise Kuturan that gained halitoses in Bali in 11mo century. The statues found in a closing of the place that bathed close is identical with those found in Goa Gajah and is also a test of this date. Another legend speaks of how the temple in 1604 was attacked and destroyed by the king of Buleleng.Million bees forced nevertheless to the army of the kings in working shipments by the Gods that the temple protects. The temple in fact has been destroyed, and it was not reconstructed until 1959.
Throughout the way of Tabanan also you will pass the means hot of the crystals of Yeh, that can be worth a visit. Whereas you are in this area that you must also visit the charming Jatiluwih, with something of the most beautiful landscape in Bali.