Taman Ayun Temple is a Temple of Paibon / Pedarman Raja Mengwi to worship ancestral spirits of kings which was realized by the construction of a Gedong paibon, and was also built for worship and worship of the Gods for the Mengwi royal community in asking for prosperity. Taman Ayun Temple is located in Mengwi District, Badung, Bali, Indonesia. this park along with Taman Ayun Temple is a historical heritage of the Mengwi kingdom.
In 2012 Unesco established Taman Ayun Temple as part of a world cultural heritage site. the official site of the cultural landscape of Bali Province: the subak system as a manifestation of the philosophy of Tri Hita Karana (the Cultural landscape of Bali Province: the subak system as a manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana. includes ulun danu batur temple and lake batur, Pakerisan watershed, Catur Angga Batukaru area and Taman Ayun Temple site.
The history of Taman Ayun Temple was built in the 17th century precisely starting in 1632. and was completed in 1634 by the king of the Kingdom of Mengwi who at that time had another name for the kingdom of “Mangapura”, “Mangarajia”, and “Kawiyapura”, namely I Gusti Agung Putu king of the kingdom mengwi at that time.
In the construction of Taman Ayun Temple, he was assisted by an architect who came from a Chinese descent from Banyuwangi named Ing Khang Ghoew also often called I Kaco colleague from Raja Mengwi.
Taman Ayun Temple is a Family Temple for the Mengwi Kingdom. initially, this temple was established because the temples that existed at that time were too far to be reached by the Mengwi community. therefore, the King set up a place of worship with several buildings as a sign (symbol) rather than the 9 main temples in Bali, such as the Besakih Temple, Ulundanu Temple, Batur Temple, Uluwatu Temple, Batukaru Temple, and other main temples in Bali.
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