Tanah Lot Temple
Visit the Tanah Lot Temple, which sits on a dramatic location atop a rocky outcrop in the sea. Tanah Lot means “Land [in the] Sea” in the Balinese language.Connected by a causeway, you can access the site only when the tide is low. The Tanah Lot temple was built and has been a part of Balinese mythology for centuries.Local myth has it that holy serpents stand guard to this 15th-century temple. Thanks to its stunning location, it sees some of the most breathtaking sunsets on the island. No wonder, this fascinating cultural icon is one of the most visited religious sites in Bali and is included in almost all Bali tour packages to the island’s western region.
Another temple in Bali with a beautiful setting is Pura Luhur Uluwatu Temple. Perched high on a cliff’s edge with the powerful sea waves constantly crashing at its base, Uluwatu Temple dates back to 900 AD. As an add-on, the daily Kecak dance – the Balinese Fire Dance of trance nature performed by the local men at this temple makes the setting even more enchanting. The temple is inhabited by monkeys (Macaca fascicularis), who are notorious for snatching visitors’ belongings. There are two entrances to the temple and the Uluwatu beach below the temple is a great surfing spot.
Often referred to as Bali’s ‘mother temple’, Besakih Temple is a grand complex of different temples and shrines on the slopes of Mount Agung. This Temple is also considered as the holiest and the largest temple on the island, and exploring the whole site can take a day. The sacred mountainside site can be accessed by many stairs that lead up. Besakih is the largest of all the Balinese temples. This is very astonishing balinese temple. It’s huge beautiful mother temple, located on the slope of mount Agung with admiring views down to the valley, best most world famous.
Pura Tirta Empul Temple
A legendary and a national cultural heritage site dating back to 960 AD of the ancient Balinese kingdom, Tirta Empul Temple is located in Manukaya village in central Bali. Tirta Empul means ‘holy water spring’, and its sacred springs are said to have been created by the divine and possesses healing properties. Tourists from across the world come here to take a bath in the blessed water. Like many of the temples around Bali, Tirta Empul is open seven days a week. The opening hours for the temple are between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.