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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Tanah Lot Temple Reviews
Na Changgu wordt het lekker rustig,mooie weg tussen de rijstvelden door naar Tanah Lot. Bij de tempel de gebruikelijke kermis van kraampjes, winkeltjes en souvenirs. Dan bij door de indrukwekkende poo... more »After Changgu is it easy, beautiful Road between the rice fields by going to Tanah Lot. At the temple fair of the usual stalls, shops and souvenirs. Than in the impressive gateway to the rock with the temple. A well kept garden and then the temple itself. Well it is a beautiful place with a wild raging sea around it. Be blessed with the fresh water what would come out of the rock. I like it. Beautiful place with beautiful rock, beautiful beach and impressive sea. Fortunately it was not pressure ten we were there.
nous nous y sommes rendus à un moment où la marée était haute donc impossible de faire le tour du rocher puisque le temple ne se visite pas.L'endroit est charmant mais on reste un peu sur sa faim.Beau... more »We went at a time when the tide was high so impossible to ride the rock since the temple cannot be visited. The place is lovely, but there is still a little hungry. Lots of shopping at great prices in haggling of course. Entry to 60, 000rp.
Great place to visit, quiet and interesting place. You have also a small market with some handcraft. more »
Entrance fee is 30k Rupiah pp and 2k Rupiah for a a scooter. You have to park quite far from the beginning part of walking to the temple. Then you walk through many shops and stalls ( we went really early so they were all closed, but can imagine them all wanting your attention when they are open) finally you get to the gate of the temple. It is very well maintained and quite beautiful. You walk down a few steps and get to the beach area. If it is high tide you cant access the steps to rock that the temple is built on. And even when you can access it, you cant enter the temple. Even at 7 am there was a lot of people and big crowds. Then you can also walk around the edges of the cliff side with walkways and explore other sides and areas of the area. There are little smaller temple areas on the edge of the cliff. You also cant access these, but can look through the gates and take some pictures. It is really beautiful and you can get some stunning views and photos. Look for the hidden staircase with access to a small beach. Which also depending on high or low tide you can get some lovely pics.
Tanah Lot Temple is one of Bali’s most important landmarks, famed for its unique offshore setting and sunset backdrops. An ancient Hindu shrine perched on top of an outcrop amidst constantly crashing waves; Tanah Lot Temple is simply among Bali’s not-to-be-missed icons. Amazing views, hope to see you again..
Great place. You can enjoy the beautiful panorama i means the beach with beautiful waves. But you have to be careful cause sometime the biggest wave come, and it can make you fall. In there, a lot of souvenir store. So, you can choose what souvenir you want to buy. THE MOST INTERESTING POINT IS YOU CAN ENJOY THE SUNSET FROM TANAH LOT. WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SUNSET!!!
The place is very touristy. Big crowds everywhere. Small entrence fee. You are not allowed to go to the temple. You can just see it from the cliff. Cliffs are beautiful. Before you ll see the temple you must go threw local market.. It is tedious bit.
Definitely my ultimate target when we planned this trip, I barely get my seat calm when we are on the trip there. Add more tension it was heavy raining out of a bright sunshine during our trip from Canggu to Tanah Lot, but if it yours it yours, 10 meters from the temple gate even the slightest drip stop. It is crowded; especially we arrive precisely right before sunset, but it’s worth it. The scenery of a red sun tainted the grey sky perfectly fall open the far blue-green horizon while the wave is splashing harder-and harder beneath our feet. Me, my wife, and my toddler daughter just stood on the big rock (the one with the wave signal flag on it) until that red dot vanished and become a splattered magenta among the grey cloud. The temple it’s quite tidily managed with the market block selling things with fair price (especially some shirt were sold cheaper and with more pattern compare to the give market near airport), including F&B. It’s not the place where you alone can enjoy the beach and the sunset, but you won’t get the view of the temple island, wave, and sunset at any other places.
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