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Bali Hotel Lobby Dismantled For Being Too Close To A Hindu Temple

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The management of a hotel in Ubud decided to dismantle its lobby after it received complaints about being too close to a nearby Hindu Temple.

Hotel entering bali hotel

The Public Relations Staff of the hotel in Kedewatan Village Ubud, I Ketut Nurata, confirmed that the management decided to dismantle the old lobby building and move it further from the nearby Hindu Temple. This happened after receiving a complaint from the Senator of Gianyar House of Representatives.

“We decided to dismantle our lobby building to avoid having issues with the local authority,” Nurata said on Monday (20/12).

Bali construction building

Nurata explained that the building would be moved around 10 to 15 meters from the Temple area following the current government’s regulation. However, he also mentioned that the management had received approval from the local authority prior to the hotel’s construction.

“I told the village and Temple’s authority that the distance between the hotel and Temple is 10 meters, but the Temple’s official suggested that we build it closer,” Nurata added.

Concrete for construction

Gianyar Senator then received a report concerning a violation of the local regulation on building a hotel near a sacred area.

After being inspected by related government institutions, the authorities finally instructed the hotel’s management to dismantle the building for violating the government’s regulation.

Tourists in Bali temple

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Maureen Muntz

Wednesday 22nd of December 2021

Please add austrailian,s to the list,and please put visa on arrival, one day qarantine in bali not jakarta then you will see lot,s of peaple come let us help our bali famaly,s its so sad

Reno Balapa

Thursday 23rd of December 2021

@Maureen Muntz, were you smoking the wacky weed when you typed that?

Heinz Schirmaier

Wednesday 22nd of December 2021

Typically the right hand not knowing what the left hand is doing. Government at it's brightest.