Bali: Inner sanctum of a temple in the Taman Ayun Temple complex

Inner sanctum of a temple in the Taman Ayun Temple complex in Bali, Indinesia

Inner sanctum of a temple in the Taman Ayun Temple complex

The image shows the inner sanctum of a shrine in the Taman Ayun Temple complex in Bali, Indonesia. It was built by the Raja of Mengwi in 1634 and dedicated to avatars of Vishnu. The architecture is a blend of Cambodian and Bali styles. Unlike the other temples of Bali, this temple complex has a wide prakara (compound surrounding the inner sanctum) and a moat.

Because it is located in the Mengwi district of Bali, Taman Ayun is also known as Mengwi Temple.

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