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The Legend of Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu

The story said that at the time of the reign of Mayadenawa King, a ruthless king which is not believe with the god that this place that this place is the escape path for Mayadenawa King together with his followers to Taro Village. The escape process is occurring after a desperate position in a battle against the Gods at Besakih Village. Because of fear to the Gods and the people who pursue him, so they scuttled and slipped between the rocks (sauh di batu).

Aware of innocent people in danger, then Lord Vishnu give the source of life for those innocent people in form of holy water. As the attitude expression from the people, then this place was built a temple as a shrine to worship to Lord Vishnu which is now known as Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu which is a sacred area with the Hindu temples surrounded by the fish pond and appointed as a place for to purify the body from evil influences. It is completed by several fountains includes holy water and shower.

Puri Gangga Resort Ubud is located next to Pura Gunung Kawi Sebatu, in Kailasha Restaurant the view is overlooking to the Temple.