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Tanah Lot Temple, Beraban

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Built onto a giant offshore rock, Tanah Lot Temple remains one of the more venerated Hindu structures with strong ties to Balinese mythology. One of seven significant sea temples spread across Bali's coastline, this shrine is allegedly the work of Dan Hyang Nirartha, a 16th-century religious figure and traveler who founded the island's Shaivite priesthood. Though you can walk to the rock during low tide, keep in mind that non-Balinese visitors cannot enter the temple itself. The site--one of the most photographed in Bali--draws huge crowds at sunset, when soft light bathes the area and creates a nearly magical atmosphere. Before you visit Beraban, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Place is actually over rated. It's far from Ubud as well as Kuta. Takes time due to heavy traffic. And when you reach there, you would be surprised that no one is allowed to enter the temple!!! People...  more »
  • I visited Tanah Lot to watch the sunset in late September. The tide was out, which created lovely pools in the rock that reflected the sky. Nice big waves were rolling in. There were hundreds of peopl...  more »
  • So tourists are not allowed to actually cross the water and go close to the temple. View is not bad.  more »
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  • The sunset in Tanah Lot was incredibly beautiful. I've been here twice. On my first visit, I came on 4pm. That's the first time I saw the most perfect sunset in Bali. The second time was about 11am. So I can recommend you to visit around 4pm to get the best pictures.
  • Lovely place and must visit for all tourists. Good picturesque location so make sure you have good cameras. On the way back you have lot of shops selling good wooden artefacts.
  • We enjoyed the beautiful Bali sunset at Tanah Lot. The temples were amazing and the sunset was incredible. There was a lot of people which made it difficult to take good personal photos. We managed to get some memorable shots.
  • One of a must visit if you are visiting Bali. Make sure have your sunset here. Go up the left , if you facing the water and hike to the cliff and have your fresh coconut or a beer while the sun is set slowly over the temple shilluette. A great photo ops.
  • Beautiful temple sitting on a small island just a few feet away. You cannot go up to the temple if you are a foreigner but definitely don't miss the opportunity to walk up to it. Walking to the temple with the ocean water going up to your knees is quite an experience.
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