Paluang Temple


Paluang Temple is located in the southern of Nusa Penida, aptly in Banjar Karang Dawa, Bunga Mekar village.

It takes about 1 hour from Sampalan harbour and only a few hundred meters from Kelingking beach to reach Paluang temple. There are 13 shrines in this temple. This temple is very unique because there are two shrine buildings shaped like cars, one a VW Beetle and the other one is Jimmy.

VW Beetle is on a rectangular stage, complete with carvings on both sides. The car is in gold-colored paints on the hood and fawn on the body. The license plate of VW Beetle is KD 013. Meanwhile, the Jimmy is not too far from the VW Beetle, it is red with license plate DK 28703.

In Jimmy shape, there are 2 statues and believed by local people as Ida Bhatara Ratu Gede Ngurah and Hyang Mami. It’s about one hour drive from Sampalan harbour. Paluang Temple is located in the southern of Nusa Penida, aptly in Banjar Karang Dawa, Bunga Mekar village.


Gallery of Paluang Temple in Nusa Penida

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