Most Famous Temples in Bali – Bali is a province in Indonesia where the majority of the population is Hindu. With so many Hindus, it is certain that there will be many temples there. When you visit Bali, you will be greeted with various kinds of temples, both small temples on the side of the road or famous big temples.
This temple is not only a facility for worshiping Hindus, but is also used as a tourist spot for local and foreign tourists due to the unique shape of the building and upholding aesthetics. Taking pictures with temple backgrounds makes your photos more unique and instagramable.
What is the pretense like? Here are the 5 most famous temples in Bali that will enchant you, as reported by Vacation Indonesia and Info Wisata.
Uluwatu Luhur Temple
Wow, that’s really familiar when you hear his name, isn’t it? This temple is one of the most famous temples in Bali! Almost every tourist who comes to Bali will visit the Luhur Uluwatu Temple.
The location of the temple is located on a rocky hill with a height of about 97 meters above sea level. Because the location of the temple is on a rock cliff, this temple is named Uluwatu, which in Sanskrit means rock peak.
Its location above the cliff makes us look at the vastness of the Indian Ocean. This view is very beautiful especially if we see the sunset from up here. You will be totally amazed!
Apart from the beauty of the scenery provided, in the afternoon you will also be entertained by a very spectacular Kecak dance. Guaranteed your vacation at Luhur Uluwatu Temple will be the Best Moment in Your Life?
Tanah Lot Temple
Just like the Luhur Uluwatu Temple, Tanah Lot Temple is very well known to foreign countries. This temple was built in two different places. One temple is located on top of a large boulder, and the other is located on a cliff that juts into the sea.
During high tide, the temple will be seen surrounded by sea water. Underneath there is a small cave in which there are several sea snakes. Meanwhile, when the sea water recedes, you will be able to walk close to the temple location.
Favorite time to visit is in the afternoon before sunset. The silhouette of the temple shown is very beautiful.
Ulun Danu Berantan Temple
Not to forget the Luhur Uluwatu Temple and Tanah Lot Temple, Ulun Danu Berantan Temple is also a famous temple in Bali. Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is located on Lake Beratan, Candikuning, Baturiti, Tabanan Regency, Bali. Is a temple and a large water temple in Bali. The other main water temple becomes Ulun Danu Batur Temple. This temple complex is located on the northwest bank of Lake Bratan in the mountains near Bedugul, Tabanan Regency.
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is about 70 km from Ngurah Rai International Airport and approximately 50 km from downtown Denpasar.
The view from the edge of Ulun Danu Beratan Temple is very beautiful! Fresh air and cool weather make you feel at home to linger in this place.
Tirta Empul Temple
Tirta Empul is the name of a Hindu temple located in Manukaya village, Tampak Siring district, Gianyar regency, Bali. The uniqueness of the architecture and the presence of springs in the area within the temple, make the Tirta Empul temple attract a lot of tourist visits. Both foreign tourists and domestic tourists.
The main uniqueness of the Tirta Empul temple lies in the natural springs inside the temple area. The water from this spring is used by the Hindu community, for bathing to purify themselves and invoke the holy tirta. The god who is worshiped at Tirta Empul Temple is the god Indra.
In addition to Hindu temples, at the Tampak Siring tourist spot there is a presidential palace which was founded by Indonesia’s first president, IR Soekarno as his resting place during his visit to Bali. The Tampak Siring Palace was built from 1957 – 1960.
Besakih Grand Temple
Pura Agung Besakih Karangasem is the largest Hindu temple in Bali. In this temple area there is not only one temple, but many temples. Because there are so many temples in one area, Besakih Bali Temple is the largest temple in Indonesia.
Pura Agung Besakih in Bali is well known to foreign countries, so many foreign or domestic tourists visit this place. Because of the size of this temple, Pura Agung Besakih got the name as the mother of temples in Bali.