uluwatu temple

Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple stands firmly on the rock that jutted into the middle of the ocean with a height of approximately 97 meters making this temple very beautiful, rocky cliffs around the temple give a very extraordinary view which will spoil your eyes

Uluwatu Temple is located in the Pecatu Village, which belongs to the sub-district of South Kuta, Badung Bali. The location of the Uluwatu Temple is quite crowded, so many supporting facilities for the road conditions. Not only comfortable road conditions, but you can also find a variety of places to stay right there. If you come from Ngurah Rai International Airport, you only need approximately 36 minutes driving away by a vehicle.

Before you enter this temple, you will be given a sarong tied around your waist to cover your lower part because this temple is a place to worship for Hindus. At certain ceremonies, you can see many Hindus coming to pray by using sarong and bringing offerings to the Gods.

Uluwatu Temple is a holy place that directly faces the open sea at the southwestern tip of Bali Island. You are not only treated by the beauty, but also a sacred and religious atmosphere while witnessing the beauty of God's creation at sunset time from several cliff sides around the temple. Not far from the location of the temple, precisely to the right of Uluwatu Temple, you can see the surfers playing with the waves. The waves are quite huge and challenging which many surfers come from various parts of the world to glide on it.

Another attraction when visiting this temple is the Kecak dance performance which is a traditional dance from the island of Bali. Here, you can watch the Kecak dance performance which usually starts at 6 PM in the sunset time. The romantic atmosphere of the twilight at Pura Luhur Uluwatu is so stunning while you just enjoy the Uluwatu Kecak dance performance. Usually, every audience will sit around the dancers.

This show runs for one hour every day and is played by around 50-100 dancers, they sit in a circle wearing white sarong clothes and recurring patterned black and red squares, bare-chested, voicing "cak, cak" shouted to each other with different cak rhythms, so raises a beautiful blend of sounds. Don't forget to capture photos with the dancers after the show is over!

The stunning of the sunset is a favorite tourist destination on the island of Bali. One of the destination in Bali with the beautiful sunset is in this Uluwatu temple, enjoy the warm sunset with the beauty of the gradient color in the sky. To visit this Uluwatu Temple you need to be careful with the monkeys around you. Make sure you don't bring unnecessary items, such as glasses, cellphones, wallets or other accessories when interacting with the monkeys.

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