Tanah Lot, one of the most popular places of interest in
Bali, is located on the coast of West Bali, at the village of Beraban in
the Tabanan Regency.
It is also called Tanah Let which means ancient land and
also Tanah Lot, which means the land to the south.The temple Pura Tanah
Lot, simple in its construction, is dramatic in its ocean-front location
and is one of the main temples in the worship of Balinese gods.
Tanah Lot has a long
history in the world of tourism.The temple itself is built on a small
promontory which is only accessible at low tide.During high water the
rock takes on the appearance of a large boat at sea, such is its shape.
Officially known as Pura Luhur Uluwatu (yes, that's the real
"Luhur" means "something of divine origin" while "Uluwatu" can
be broken into "ulu" which means "land's end" and "watu" means "rock"
in the old language). Nonetheless, merely mentioning Uluwatu will get
you here in no time.
Pura Luhur Uluwatu is regarded as one of the six most
important temples in Bali (along with Pura Besakih, of course!). Its
location on the south westernmost precinct of this magical island guards
the Balinese from the evil spirit of the ocean.
Bedugul is the name of both a small city and a mountain-lake
resort area, which Balinese have long used for weekend retreats. When
the heat and humidity finally gets to you, the place to escape to is
Bedugul, Bali's highland retreat, tucked into the crater of an extinct
volcano, 1400 meters above sea level. Here, three lakes provide
everything from recreation to the water for the springs, rivers and rice
fields below. Lush pine forest seems to create freshness in the air.
Bedugul is known for the quality of its fruit, vegetables and flowers.
The mountain resort of Bedugul, 18 Km north of Denpasar, is
known for excellent golf course. Located besides Lake Bratan, it is
surrounded forested hills. A beautiful sight is the Ulun Danu temple
which sems to out of the lake. The area offers good walks. Boats are
available for was skiing and parasailing.
The temple of Taman Ayun in Bali's Mengwi district, has long
been well known as a tourist attraction and is about either kilometres
from Denpasar on the road to Singaraja via Bedugul.
In the most external one there is a general purpose hall which
is used for religious ceremonies and for staging of dances.
Close by is a decorative fountain. In the central grounds is a
building called the 'bale pelik' with beautiful carvings with
interesting reliefs and statues of the nine gods.
Dewa Nawa Sanga. In the innermost court, there are twenty nine
buildings which function as places for the gods and goddesses.There are
other buildings which house religious regalia used in the ceremonies.
There are multi-roofed structures, some of them having eleven roofs
called 'meru meru'.
The central section is surrounded by a small pond, thus the
whole complex is symbolic of the great Mandhara Mountain turning in a
sea of milk.
Besakih Temple is the biggest Hindu temple in Bali which the
local people call Pura Besakih. It owns beautiful view from the top of
temple area where we can see the wide nature panorama until to the ocean
so that way this temple is many visited by tourists from all over the
Besakih Temple is located in Besakih countryside, Rendang
sub district, Karangasem regency, east part of the island.
It is located in southwest side bevel of mount Agung , the
biggest mounts in Bali . It is because pursuant to Agung Mount
confidence is holiest and highest mount in Bali Island.
Sangeh is a small fertile monkey forest dwelling by the group
of monkeys. It is located in Sangeh countryside, Badung Regency, north
part of Denpasar town. It is one of tourist destinations in Bali which
is strategically located beside of the road. The good road has been
provided to reach this place and many tourists has come to this place to
see the cute of monkeys.
Sangeh is the village whose northern part covers about 14
hectares of a holy homogen forest of Pala trees with hundreds of monkey
in habitants. The trees cannot be found on any other part of Bali and
their existence in this village remains a mystery. Look for a lovely
mossy temple, which is hidden amongst the tall and gracious "Palatrees".
Gua Lawah or Bat Cave is one of favorite places of interest in
Bali and it is located near of hilly bank so it is called reef of
Middle hill. This cave is located in Pasinggahan countryside, Dawan sub
district, Klungkung Regency, east part of Bali and about 1,5 hours from
There is a nature cave dwelt by thousands of tail bat located
at north side from Jeroan/center of Gua Lawah Temple . Meanwhile the
main road from Klungkung to Amlapura is just in front of the temple.
This cave is apposite to the beautiful beach with black sand along the
Welcome to Kerta Gosa at Klungkung Semarapura Bali which is
one of the famous tourism destinations in Bali and many visited by
tourist everyday. Kertha Gosa is located in the heart of Semarapura town
and it's name is taken away from a Sanskrit namely Kertha which is
meaning Peaceful and Gosa from the Gosita word mean announcement.
Thereby, the word's meaning of Kertha Gosa is a building of a
kind Jurisdiction in form of Bale for the king who announces the
legislation, jurisdiction, penalization etc. The building of Kertha Gosa
is very unique and full of high art value so that this place is a
unique place to visit in Bali.
Ulun Danu Temple is a Balinese Hindu Temple located at Candi
Kuning countryside, Baturiti sub district and Tabanan regency. Its
distance from Denpasar town is about 50 km north side the way from
Denpasar to Singaraja. It is set at lakeside of Beratan with beautiful
lake view and hills surround it.
It is situated in the plateau area with cool atmosphere
surround it and hills as a backdrop. We can find at north side of this
temple is Pucak Sangkur mount, in the eastside there is Beratan Mount
which also referred as Pucak Mangu or Pucak Pangelengan, in the south
side there is Terate Bang Mount and in the Westside there is Tapak Mount
and Watukaru Mount.
Welcome to Ubud Monkey Forest. Wanara Wana or monkey forest in
Ubud located about 1 km from center of Ubud Village, precisely located
in the region of Padang Tegal Village and from Denpasar Town is about 24
km. The road condition to reach this place is very good and can be
reached by any transportation type about 50 minutes.Ubud Monkey Forrest
is occupied by 200 monkeys, pertained to long tail inclusive macaques or
macaca fascicularis group, own the wide disseminating area.
Among the amount above, about 23 are adult male, 79 are adult
female and 98 still baby. All the monkeys in this forest consisted of
three groups, occupying certain area and use the certain place and
Goa Gajah (the Elephant Cave), is located in a steep valley
just outside of Ubud near the town of Bedulu. Built at least 700 years
ago, the cave was rediscovered in the 1920s and fully excavated 30 years
The entrance of the cave, with its menancing face. You can
make out the profile of an elephant if you look at the face's hair; the
elephant's trunk is hanging over its ear to the right.
Gitgit Water Fall
Gitgit Waterfall is a beautiful tourist destination in north
part of Bali. Gitgit waterfall is located in the plateau area with the
height about 35 meters and it is surrounded by tropical tree and emits
the constantly natural water debit during the year.
Waterfall voice around the charming nature was amazing and it
was the separate attraction which can be enjoyed by each visitor who
comes to visit. There are some plantations protecting the rain forest
around the waterfall and in this place we often met the wild monkey to
get the water from this waterfall.