- 18 Oktober 2017
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Pura Luhur Uluwatu or Uluwatu Temple located in Pecatu Village, Kuta Sub-district, Badung District, Bali. The temple is 27 kilometers from I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Air Port. Uluwatu Temple, also called Luwur Temple, is one of the six Sad Kahyangan Temples , the main spiritual pillars in Bali Island. The Piodalan or ceremony commemorating the temple’s anniversary is held on Anggara Kasih day, in wuku Medangsia in Caka calendar. Usually the ceremony lasts for three days thronged by of thousands of Hindus.
Pura Luhur Uluwatu is definitely one of the top places on the island to go to for sunset delights, with direct views overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean. Without a doubt, what makes Uluwatu Temple spectacular is its cliff-top setting at the edge of a plateau 250 feet above the waves of the Indian Ocean. A small forest lies at the front and hundreds of monkeys dwell here. They are trusted by the community as a guardian of the holiness of temple.
The best time to visit is just before sunset. A Kecak dance is performed everyday at the adjacent cliff-top stage at 18:00 to 19:00. What makes it the most favorite venue to watch a Kecak dance is the sunset background of the performance.
In order to make the visitors feel comfortable, there are some public facilities of Uluwatu Temple like, parking area, tour guide, local security, restaurant, hotel, souvenir shop, food stall, drink stall, villa, and public toilet.