Bali: A Vishnu sculpture in the Taman Ayun Temple

Vishnu sculpture in Taman Ayun Temple in Bali, Indonesia

Vishnu sculpture in the Taman Ayun Temple

The image shows the statue of Vishnu mounted on the corner of a temple in the Taman Ayun Temple complex in Bali, Indonesia. This temple was built by the Raja of Mengwi in 1634 and dedicated to avatars of Vishnu. The architecture is a blend of Cambodian and Bali styles. Unlike the other temples of Bali, this temple has a wide prakara (compound surrounding the temple) and a moat.

Because it is located in the Mengwi district of Bali, Taman Ayun is also known as the Mengwi Temple.

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