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10 Must See Temples in Bali

10 Must See Temples in Bali

Ancient Balinese temples adorn the highlands and the coast. Some of them have become the most iconic landmarks on the island. They display ancient architecture that is magnificent for centuries. Good for photos, usually set with exotic backgrounds. It is best to watch them during the temple memorial. Such events occur twice in the Gregorian year, because dates are based on a local 210 day calendar. On other days, these temples are a great place to visit at least once during your time in Bali. Every temple is unique. Try Bes Pura Besakih ‘against the cloudy peaks of Mount Agung. Or, the mysterious ruins of Goa Gajah near Ubud. Sunset and golden silhouettes in Uluwatu and Tanah Lot are also magical. Remember to wear decent clothes on every visit to Bali. Most sarongs and slings are provided ‘for rent’ in all locations.

1 Tanah Lot Tabanan, West Bali Tanah Lot is probably the most frequently displayed temple on a Bali postcard. It features a unique offshore setting. The sunset here should not be missed. This temple is located on the coast of Beraban village in Tabanan Regency. An ancient Hindu temple above the outcrop stands in the midst of the waves that continue to hit. This is just one of the main highlights of Bali that should not be missed in a tour to Bali. This temple is also an easy independent journey, because it is only a 45-minute drive from Kuta. The onshore site consists of smaller inland village temples in addition to the visitor’s recreational facilities. This includes restaurants, shops and cultural parks that feature regular dance performances. The best time to visit this Balinese temple is on the holy day of Kuningan and on the anniversary of the temple, five days later. A festive pilgrimage usually takes …