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Pura Meru

Jl Selaparang, Mataram, Lombok, Indonesia
+62 818-0577-7821
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Half-Day Mataram City Tour
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  • Average36%
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“hindu temple” (4 reviews)
“entrance fee” (3 reviews)
“local guide” (3 reviews)
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Jl Selaparang, Mataram, Lombok, Indonesia
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+62 818-0577-7821
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Pura Meru was built in 1720 and dedicated to Hindu Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu & Shiva. It is a very nice place for photography. No restaurant or stall nearby. Also need to pay for parking fee - 3,000 rupiah. Entrance fee - 6,000 rupiah.

Thank Maya A
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I know that this is a small Hindu temple and lots of people have complaint about the condition of the temple. Whilst I agree that there are "touts" outside the temple charging Rp 20L per person for "entrance fee", this temple has lots of historical...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We were dissapointed by the temple. Run down and empty. Too bad we paid the 20k each entrance but oh well! Theres just not a lot to see here. Go see the temples on Bali, theyre much more well kept and interesting to visit!

Thank chantalouise
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Looked like an abandoned temple, they were no people apart from two of us. You have touts outside who would charge you 20k per person for entry without any ticket being issued. Inside the temple as well you have only 3 shrines . You have...More

Thank dramyth
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Pura Meru is part of Taman Mayura in Mataram and comprises the biggest Hindu temple on the island with the shrines of Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh along with the religious textbook Bhagwat Geeta kept in one of the shrines. The place has history that resonates...More

1  Thank HelloJayC
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Total waste of time with usual rip off for the sashes (20000 INR) to wear depite in the end the place feeling completely abandoned. Basically the 3 shrines for the 3 gods as described in all the literature but they are semi abandoned with no...More

Thank Dnaray
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is the biggest temple in Lombok and a big disappointment. If you like temples then I recommend Bali. We went as we were at a loose end. We were show around by a guide and then asked for 200,000 irp before we could leave....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 October 2016

when i visited here, there was a local guy that asking for entrance fee with a fixed price (20k idr per person), the guy told me that the fee was needed for renovation but strangely he asked for fixed amount and not writing it on...More

Thank ValentinoEdward
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Interesting merus (towers), but the deities were all missing on the day we visited. Very interesting for those interested in Hinduism and/or the religious history of Lombok. Others may choose to skip this one.

1  Thank dih123
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

This temple is quite nice and its opposite to the mayura garden, so you can visit both if them together as we did... I guess 20k is quite a lot for 3 courtyard temple with nothing so unique inside, but well, there are not many...More

Thank JD D
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