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Uluwatu Temple

Posted by Gede Wahyu Suryatama (wahyu) on Jan 30 2016
Place Of Interest In Bali >> Badung


Uluwatu Temple is a Hindu temple located on the edge of the cliff on the southern peninsula of Bali. This temple is part of Sad Kahyangan Temple (group of six big temples in Bali), located in Pecatu Village, District of South Kuta, Badung, or about 25 km from Denpasar. This temple is placed on the reef, approximately 80 meters above sea level. There is also a small dry forests are often called Alas Kekeran (forbidden forest), which is part of the temple and is inhabited by many monkeys and other animals. Uluwatu name is derived from the word Ulu and Watu, Ulu meaning head and Watu is mean stone. Therefore Uluwatu Temple mean the temple built at the tip of the reef.

Place of Interest - Sunset at Uluwatu Temple

Mpu Kuturan a Hindu Priest came from Java who was built and founded this temple in the 10th century. In the 15th century a great priest Danghyang Nirartha or Danghyang Dwijendra, choose Uluwatu as the last place in the world. The history records that Danghyang Nirartha attain moksha (unite with God) when meditating in Uluwatu. The legend also told that Danghyang Nirartha was the architect of the beautiful temples and other major temples in Bali, Lombok, and Sumbawa.

Place of Interest - Sunset Point at Uluwatu

Behind the main Meru Temple (Pagoda) at Uluwatu Temple, there is a stone statue which symbol of Brahman that looked direct to Indian Ocean. The statue is the embodiment of Danghyang Nirartha. Inside of the complexes temple there are a traditional boat that believed that belonged to Danghyang Nirartha when traveling to Bali from Java.


Uluwatu Temple famous by its extraordinary architecture on the black coral rock, beautifully designed with spectacular scenery. Not only famous by its unique position or its architecture, but also Uluwatu is one of the oldest temples in Bali. Being a popular surfing spot for experienced user, Uluwatu offers a wonderful vantage point to see the spectacular sunset.

Last changed: Jan 30 2016 at 4:10 PM

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