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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  • We visited in April. The weather was sunny. Superb views above the cliffs at the southern end of the island of the gods. See Kecak dance along with the sunset. The audience so much that huddle rooms and nearly filled the dance area. Way back to the hotel a little bogged down because many are heading to the city together after the completion of the show. One of the excellent destinations to visit.
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  • Around 25km from center Kuta to the South, you will find this place at the end of the road. The temple is based on the top of a cliff, you can see so many strong waives from the walking wall. A specta...  more »
  • From my point view it was not will organized and overcrowded that their was no space for the dancers, the people kept coming in even while the show is started like if they have no limited number for a...  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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