Uluwatu Temple, Pecatu

Discover Bali's spiritual side by visiting Uluwatu Temple, offering some of the finest ocean views on the island. One of six holiest shrines in Bali, this structure sits on the edge of rocky cliffs rising dramatically over the sea's foaming waves. Much of the current shrine probably dates back to the 11th century, when a Javanese sage expanded and improved a preexisting but much smaller structure. A band of monkeys inhabits the temple--watch out they don't snatch your purse or other belongings. Though non-Hindu visitors cannot enter the inner temple, they're free to hike around the area. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Pecatu holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Uluwatu Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Together with our friends, we visited the Uluwatu temple today. The parking ticket for a scooter costs 1,000 IDR, the entrance fee for adults 30.000 IDR. We were especially excited to dance the us also very impressed. However, we thought that this was included in the temple visit, this costs but additional 100,000 IDR per person. You have to be used since at least 1 h (Dance starts promptly at 6:00), so that you can get a seat. The dance is beautiful only delayed visitors that get somewhere are squeezed and then the tourists during the dance in mass standing up and go, were extremely disturbing.
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  • After twenty years, I was the second time the Uluwatu Temple, this time in connection with a demonstration of the Kecak dance, a very popular spectacle in Bali, which is predominantly performed for tourists. The temple complex is still worth a visit thanks to the location on the cliffs near the sea. As a visitor you should set on many people, mercilessly - placed by the organisers in the arena we found getting used to at first. The performance was certainly worth a visit and I would recommend also entertaining there.
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  • This temple is nothing special, the cliffside view of the sunset is the best part. The kekac fire dance is incredibly hard to understand and follow even with the brochure describing what each act is.  more »
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  • At the time I went here, weather was good. Going to the temple you will bump into monkeys, so make sure you are not bringing any food or drinks. I also recognized that the monkeys here not only take food and drink from you, they also take whatever they want like hairpin, a plastic flower on your shoes, whatever they like, they want to bite. Walking around the temple is amazing good exercise, view is fantastic because the temple is on the cliff of the mountain. You will have good pics for sure. Its a good an hour and half walk. So give it a try.
  • Romantic sunsets views are worth your capture for sure while you visit this place. Beautiful and scenic as it could be feels relaxed while you just sit back and view from the top. It's always crowded so you would never find time to click your solo pictures 😋😂. Beware of monkeys while you climb up to the temple they are very notorious. Best time to visit would be in May June.
  • Beautiful sun set point with very picturesque views, you are not allowed inside the main temple mostly localities are allowed inside. They will provide Sarong at the entrance which you have to wear to enter the temple. You have to purchase separate tickets to see the Kecak dance which is about Ramayana. The performers tried real hard by doing impromptu things in between to keep people interested by no avail. Would definitely suggest skipping this if you are not a religious person.
  • The temple is situated that you get beautiful views of the cliffs and the ocean. Definitely worth the effort to come here and you won't be disappointed. I wish I had more time and came back for a sunset but I was off to a different location to catch the sun set. Make sure you keep your distance from the monkeys. I saw one girl trying to get close to take a photo and try to hug it. Nearly jumped at her to grab her sun glasses.
  • The view is very awesome... I've been here year July 2011... it's a wonderful place to have a holiday here.... hope I'll come again next time. Sea view is very beautiful and sunset is amazing to see from this place
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