Tanah Lot, Tabanan – Bali

By | 2 March 2017
Pura Tanah Lot is an icon of tourism in Bali island. In addition one of the famous sights of the island that must be visited. Because so famous tourist attractions in Bali, then almost every day, attraction Tanah-Lot is always crowded with tourists visit.
Tourist activity which is currently in the area of Tanah-Lot, mostly going for a walk, photographs. Some tourists there who sit back, while enjoying corn on the cob while waiting for sunset views.
The temple was built in two different places. One temple is situated on top of a large boulder, and the other is located at the top of the cliff that juts into the sea like the Uluwatu Temple. Cliff is what connects the temple with the mainland. As well as the cliffs curved shape like a bridge.
Pura Tanah Lot temple is part of the universal heaven in Bali, is intended as a place to worship the god of the sea guards. At the time of high tide, the temple will be seen surrounded by sea water. Underneath there is a small cave in which there are some sea snakes.
Sacred snakes
Sea snake has characteristics, flat tail like a fish, striped yellow black. According to the story, the sea snake is the incarnation of a shawl temple builder.
The founder of the temple is a Brahmin from Java who wanders into Bali. He named Dang Yang Nirartha. It is said that the snake was assigned as a sacred Tanah Lot temple guards.

The main attraction of the temple of Tanah Lot, Tabanan as a tourist spot located on.

  • The uniqueness of the location of the temple which is above the large rock. At the time of high tide, the temple will be seen in the middle of the sea.
  • The scenic beauty of the sunset with silhouettes of temples. If you are on holiday to Bali and love to see the sunset view, see here! A list of great places to see the sunset in Bali.
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