The Majestic Uluwatu Temple in Jimbaran Bali
Uluwatu temple located on the southernmost tip of Bali Peninsula. It can be reached in around 30 minutes from the International airport of Ngurah Rai. The Uluwatu temple is one of the six temple in Bali believed as key temples guarding the island of Bali from every directions. It perched on top of a steep cliff approximately 70 meters above sea level. If you want to see some sunset then this is the place to be at around 6pm. While watching sunset you can also watch the Kecak performances which performs on daily basis.
The spectacular cliff top setting of Uluwatu temple makes this temple popular as a tourist destination. Several archaeological remains found here prove the temple to be of megalithic origin, dating back to around the 10th century. There are two entrances to Uluwatu Temple, from the south and the north. That belief results in making Pura Uluwatu is also dedicated to protect Bali from evil sea spirits. Uluwatu Temple a place of worship of Siva Rudra, the Balinese Hindu deity of all elements and aspects of life in the universe.
But be careful when visiting the Uluwatu temple because the permanent resident here – the monkeys – are known to snatch everything from your hands, head, bags even your feet.