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Tanah lot 


It is one of the most famous temples of the island. It is said that Tanah Lot is the work of the priest Nirartha in the 15th century. According to the legend, he discovered this beautiful rocky island during his journey and settled there. A fisherman who saw him brought him a gift. After spending the night there, Nirarta thought that this place would be useful for the worship of the god of the sea and asked the fishermen to build a sanctuary there. The temple of Tanah Lot thus built has become a reference to Balinese mythology. It is one of the seven marine temples of Bali. These seven temples are built along the coast so that the next one always faces the previous one. They are all Hindu style.


The Tanah Lot Temple in Bali is located 30 kilometers from its capital Denpasar and 13 kilometers south of Tabanan, in the village of Beraban, in the Kediri district. Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, are about 45 minutes drive from Tanah Lot Temple and about 35 minutes from Ubud.


The site being very touristy it is possible to come with any means of transportation by motorcycle, car or bus if you come with a group. Large parking lots are provided.


The Tanah Lot temple in Bali is open from 8am to 6pm every day, but you can only visit it when the tide is out. If you want to visit the Tanah Lot temple in Bali without being too crowded, it is advisable to go as soon as it opens, before all the crowd arrives. Avoid lunch time because of the high heat at that time of the day. The most incredible show is definitely the sunset, a must-see

How much?

For adults it will cost Rph 60,000 ($3.95) and Rph 40,000 ($2.64) for admission and Rph 2,000 ($0.13) per motorcycle and Rph 5,000 ($0.33) per car.

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