Its location on a rock jutting into the ocean, makes Pura Luhur Uluwatu a beautiful temple, a favorite place for tourists. From this place, visitors can also see the beauty of the amazing rocky cliffs. And as far as the eye can see, travelers will be treated to views of the blue ocean.
Not only that, travelers will also be able to find surfers playing with the waves not far from the temple location. And the most beautiful moment to be able to witness the beauty of God’s creation in this place is just before sunset. The traveler can also watch the beautiful sunset view from the side of the cliff around the temple.
Located above a height of 97 meters, Uluwatu Temple does have its own uniqueness. Moreover, in front of the temple there is also a green forest which is not too large known as Alas Kekeran. This forest is known as a buffer for the sanctity of the temple by the people of the island of Bali.
History of Pura Luhur Uluwatu
This temple is known as the Sad Kayangan Temple which by the Hindu community on the island of Bali is considered a buffer for the 9 winds. Previously, this place was a place of worship by Master Kuturan. This was then continued by Dang Hyang Nirartha, who was finally moksha or noble in this temple. That’s where the name Pura Luhur Uluwati was obtained.
Location of Uluwatu Temple
Pura Luhur Uluwatu is located in Pecatu Village which is part of the South Kuta District, Badung Regency, Bali. The location of Uluwatu Temple is quite crowded, so the supporting facilities there are also very complete. Not only comfortable road conditions, travelers can also find various places to stay here.
Uluwatu Temple ticket price
To be able to enter the Uluwatu Temple area, travelers must first pay an entrance ticket. Adults are charged an entrance fee of 15 thousand rupiah. Meanwhile, for children, a tariff of IDR 7,500 is charged. As for foreigners, the tariff is 20 thousand rupiah for adults and 10 thousand rupiah for children.
Not to forget, travelers also have to pay parking fees if they come to this place using a private vehicle. Not too expensive. Bus parking is set at 10 thousand rupiah. Meanwhile, parking for motorbikes and cars is set at IDR 1,000 and IDR 2,000, respectively.
Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple
Another attraction that can be found when visiting this place is the Kecak dance event, a traditional dance from the island of Bali. Here, visitors can watch the Kecak dance performance which usually starts at 18.00 WITA.
The romantic atmosphere of dusk at Uluwatu Temple adds to the attraction of visitors to be able to watch this Uluwatu Kecak dance performance. The travelers are usually lined up around the action of the dancers. This show lasts for one hour, from 18.00 to 19.00 WITA.
Ticket prices for Uluwatu Kecak Dance 2016
However, to be able to watch the Kecak dance performance at Uluwatu Temple is not free. The management set a tariff of 90 thousand rupiah per person for visitors who want to come and see the Kecak dance performance.