Sakenan Temple

Sakenan Temple was established on a small island of Serangan in the southern part of Denpasar by a priest of Danghyang Dwijendra. To access this place is done by boat cross a narrow strait full of mangrove trees, and it takes about 20 minutes. Or, it can be done by cars area used the new access road lending in front of the Temple.

How to Get To Sakenan Temple

  1. 15 minutes from Sanur
  2. 30 minutes from Kuta
  3. 45 minutes from Nusa Dua

What You Can See Around Sakenan Temple

  1. sakenan.jpgBenoa harbour, The main harbour of Bali which located about 6 km to the south of Denpasar. It caters the needs of local and international sea journey. This harbour has become the home base different cruises (Bali Hai Cruises, Bounty Cruises, Mabua, Wakalouka, etc) towards the eastern islands, and international yacht races are frequently organized here.
  2. Sanur Beach, Sanur has made traditional villages under Desa Sanur a bustling business and resort area. In current Sanur area, there have been standing various hotels and villas, from simple hotels, medium hotels, and luxurious hotels.
  3. Bajra Sandhi Balinese People Struggle Monument, The monument was designed by Mr. Ida Bagus Gede Yadnya, The width of its building is 4,900 square meters, while the whole square is 138,830 square meters. If we witness from a distance, the shape of the Monument looks like a Bajra (a Hindu priest’s bell) which is standing up at the Puputan Margarana square.
  4. Jagatnatha Temple, The high structure of the Padmasana is the unique shrine of the temple. Like other big temples, Jaganatha is very busy on big religious day, such as Galungan, Kuningan, Saraswati. The regular religious ceremonies are conducted on the new and full moons, shadow puppet shows are normally performed. This place is accessible within 20 minutes from Sanur.
  5. Bali Museum, Originally established in 1910, by a Dutch official who was concern at the export of culturally significant artifacts from the island, the museum was destroyed in a 1917 earthquake. It was rebuilt in the 1920s, but used mainly as a storage facility until 1932, when the German artist Walter Spies and some Dutch official revived the idea of collecting and preserving Balinese antiquities and cultural objects, and creating an ethnographic museum.

The Activities around Sakenan Temple

  1. Watersport at Sanur beach.
  2. Walking on the sea at Sea Walker