Bali’s mountains and coastal areas are home to various ancient temples. Some of them are mainly famous because of its historic structure and other beliefs. A tourist from all around the globe comes to visit these temples and experience inner peace. So whether you are seeing Bali via a backpacking tour or have decided to live-it-up in one of Bali’s swank hotels or a luxury Bali villa we are here to let you know some of the best temples of Bali.
Here, is the list of most visited temples:
- Tanah Lot
Situated in the West Bali, Tanah Lot is only 45 minutes’ drive from Kuta. It is famous due to its unique offshore setting and sunset on the backside in every evening. You must not miss this place if you are in Indonesia.
Visitors also can enjoy temple’s 5-day anniversary celebration every year where they can enjoy numbers of programs. If you are a nature lover and want to see the gigantic sea, be careful of large waves. The insurance is covered in the entrance ticket.
- Goa Lawah Temple
Goa Lawah is also famous as Bat cave temple, located on the south coast of Bali. Many visitors can see the coast of Nusa Penida. Many tourist and locals come here to offer their prayers. The entrance of this temple is built on a cave which is a home to numerous of Bats.
Best time to visit this temple is early morning where locals are only there to pray. A lot of tourists come to Goa Lawah temple to get inner peace and also a cold wind of ocean.
- Gunung Kawi
Gunung Kawi is located in Tampaksiring, one of the biggest regions of Bali. If you are both physically and mentally fit to climb 370 steps of this temple, then you are lucky enough to enjoy this temple’s beautiful scenery. This temple is also considered as one of the oldest complexes in Bali.
One can feel those 7 meters high wall and can make an image in mind how this place was 1000 years ago without any stairs or walkway, just forest.
- Ulun Danu Batur
Welcome on the shores of the Lake Bratan. Ulun Danu is a famous monument here situated on the western side of Lake. This temple has nine different temples, which consist of God or Goddess of spring, water, art, etc. All these things are very important in the development of Bali’s culture.
Temple was built in the 17th century to worship Hindu trinity, Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu. In the lake, some visitors also can enjoy boating and activity offered by temple trust. One can come here in the season of Monsoon and enjoy at fullest.
- Luhur Uluwatu
As one of six main temples of Bali, Luhur Uluwatu is located 70 meters above sea level on the western coast of the country. This place is also famous for its sunset. This temple serves Hindu trinity. It is also known that this temple is the protector of Bali from evil power.
The above listed Bali temples have been responsible for a soulful transformation of the place. It has made it very desolate and highly peaceful. Most of them, during rituals and festivals are decorated with tradition and grace. We believe our article will help you in your journey, and you will visit these temples. If you have any questions do write to us, we will always be happy to reply you. Happy traveling!