Built onto a giant offshore rock, Tanah Lot Temple remains one of the more venerated Hindu structures with strong ties to Balinese mythology. One of seven significant sea temples spread across Bali's coastline, this shrine is allegedly the work of Dan Hyang Nirartha, a 16th-century religious figure and traveler who founded the island's Shaivite priesthood. Though you can walk to the rock during low tide, keep in mind that non-Balinese visitors cannot enter the temple itself. The site--one of the most photographed in Bali--draws huge crowds at sunset, when soft light bathes the area and creates a nearly magical atmosphere. Before you visit Beraban, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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Bali Monkey Forest, Mengwi Temple, and Tanah Lot Afternoon Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $59
Duration: 6 hours
Private Tour Ubud and Tanah Lot BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $25
Duration: 8 to 10 hours
Private Tour: Ubud and Tanah Lot Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $35
Duration: 10 hours
Tanah Lot Temple Reviews
This is very beautiful temple in Bali, location was very good. I saw many temples in Bali but this is the most beautiful temple in Bali, lagoon is very beautiful at tanha lot. more »
A very beautiful place. Vey clean and well maintained. Enjoyed the experience of seeing something so old but very respected more »
The temple looks good from a distance. People are not allowed inside the temple. Tickets cost 80k. Check out for the high tide and low tide if you want to go for a swim. The view from a nearby stretch is beautiful but all the tiny shacks and restaurants have captured it. So you need to order a drink or something to sit there and enjoy the view.
Tanah Lot Temple Bali (Indonesian: Pura Tanah Lot) is a Hindu temple in Bali, Indonesia, which has a breathtaking natural splendor, it stands on solid sea rock overlooking the Indian ocean. Tanah Lot is one of the best places to watch the sunset in Bali island and also it is the most visited tourist destinations in Bali, it can be seen from the number of visitors who visit the temple every day, even thousands to experience a beautiful Tanah Lot sunset. Tanah Lot Bali is also generally known as Bali temple in the sea as it appears like floating in the middle of the sea whenever high tide. Tanah lot Bali is a famous cultural masterpiece for photography. Tanah Lot temple is one of the very sacred temples in Bali island, and according to the legend, Tanah Lot Temple Bali is protected by holy sea snakes which were formed from the scarves of its founder.
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