Alas Kedaton or also known as Pura Dalem Kahyangan Kedaton is one of the natural tourist destination in Bali which is a protected forest area with an area of about 12 hectares in which there is Pura Dalem kahyangan kedaton. Alas Kedaton located in Kukuh village, Marga District, Tabanan and is approximately 4 km from Tabanan City or about 1 hour drive from Denpasar. Kedaton temple has four entrances to the Main Gate of the temple which are located in the western part of the temple, while the other door is from the North, East, South and all of which are leading to the central courtyard. The shape of the buildings seem ancient temple with a simple architecture. For those who want to do a prayer/worship in this temple are not allowed to bring incense (fire) because of the absence of fire according to local custom is meant the nature of anger or lust that has been extinguished.
Pura Alas Kedaton have a yard in which to purify the place and are in the lower middle of the page and beyond. Alas kedaton temple sanctum is surrounded by a forest inhabited by monkeys which are sacred by the local people. In addition, at Alas Kedaton also a group of bats living life dependent. Piodalan or temple anniversary is held every 6 months (210 days), on Tuesday kliwon Wuku Medangsia. In the organization of the ceremony performed at noon and finish before sunset. In addition it should not use incense (fire), do not wear Penjor, segehan, and red drum.
How to get there
To reach this area was very easily, at the southern end of the village to the east veering Strong and highways that connect to this location which was quite good. If you through Tabanan, the distance you will travel about 4 miles or about 1 hour drive from Denpasar.