Enough of beaches, islands and water sports. Bali is also about some glorious and fascinating temples that looks surreal and unique in its own way. With more than 10,000 temples, Bali not only allures spiritual tourists, but is considered as a heaven for history buffs and wanderers of all kinds.
Have a look and find out about the fascinating Bali temples.
Tanah Lot Temple
Of all the Bali temples, Tanah Lot is the most visited one. This charming sea temple perched on the top of a rock crop enables you see the most beautiful sunsets on the island, and keeps you refreshed with shops, eateries and cultural parks. Do not miss the Heirloom pilgrimage parade, that takes place around the temple.
Ulun Danu Beratan Temple
A ‘heaven in a lake’, that is what Ulun Danu truly locally translate into. Placed on the western side of Beratan Lake in Bedugul, this floating temple is a renowned pretty landmark, and also an entertaining place for all holidaying Bali. Apart from its gorgeous built, the serene atmosphere and charming vibes here are idyllic for invigorating your soul, mind and body.
Famous extensively for its cliff-top position, which is 250 feet above the Indian Ocean, this temple is wonderfully fascinating. Archaeological remnants, stunning views of the ocean and the sunset, and a tranquil ambience is what you’d observe and feel here.
If you’re planning for Bali temples to see during your vacation, make sure that you put Goa Gajah on your plan too. This age-old cave erected on a hillside for mystical meditation is a famous tourist attraction in Ubud and offers absolute peace and tranquillity all around.
Of all the Hindu temples in Bali, Besakih is the largest and the most sacred temple complex on the island. From its entry that feels like a ladder ascending you directly to the heaven to its location on the slopes of Mount Agung, the whole thing would surely make Your jaw drop.
A trip to the Underwater Temple Bali is unquestionably the most unique temple tour scene. Packed with tranquillity and adventure, a visit to this temple located below the water in the Pemuteran bio rock area by diving or snorkelling is a must, specifically for travels who wish you move away from stereotypical holidays.
Goa Lawah Temple
Your Bali temple excursion would stay incomplete until you tick Goa Lawah off your bucket list. This temple is perched on the southeast coast of Bali, and is raised around a cave, which is the abode of a lot of bats. Apart from its location, the themes of the dragon, tombs in the centre and a huge banyan trees at the entry are amazingly mesmerizing.
Taman Ayun Temple
Swathed with opulence and quietude, this is one of the most charismatic temples in Bali. The wonderful architecture, and sprawling landscapes with fish and lotus pools in between, make it a magic worth witnessing.