TANAH LOT – Wonderful Destination in Bali
Tanah Lot is a religious tourism spot which is famous for its beautiful beaches panorama. Tanah Lot is located in the village of Beraban, district of Kediri District Tabanan, on the southern coast of the Bali island, approximately 25 kilometers from Denpasar.
Tanah Lot is a Hindu religious shrine that has a very beautiful extraordinary scenery. In Tanah Lot area there are two sacred temples, the first located on the west side and named Pura Batu Bolong, the second one is Pura Tanah Lot, the second temple is the most favorite by tourists in Tanah Lot, its beauty often become the photo object of international media. Pura Tanah Lot Bali is located on the waterfront and stands on a huge solid sea rock.
Pura Tanah Lot is a Hindu temple built to worship the Lord in His manifestation as a god of the sea (god Varuna) or for the safety of The world and the balance between the sea and the earth. Pura Tanah Lot temple is part of the Pura kahyangan in Bali, as a place to worship the god of sea. Pura Tanah Lot will be seen surrounded by sea water during high tides.
During high tide, you can see Pura Tanah Lot like floats on the water. While at low tide, under the temple there are small holes like a cave occupied by many snakes in black stripes. It is said that the snakes have venom 3 times stronger than cobra, and its stay there to guard the Pura. The snakes are relatively benign and will not attack unless disturbed.
Tanah Lot is one of the most favorite tourist attraction in Bali to enjoy the beauty of sunset. To be able to enjoy the beauty of Tanah Lot in stunning views of the sunset, you are recommended to visit Tanah Lot at evening in sunny weather, from around 4pm to 7pm.
The other uniqueness of the Tanah Lot are their source of freshwater springs called Air Pabersih. The waterspring is certainly a miracle because it is located in the middle of salty coast area. According to local residents, the source of fresh water springs have also become one reason why this beach was chosen as a place to build the Pura Tanah Lot.
Tanah Lot is one of the most popular yet desirable attractions in Bali, at holiday season the journey to Tanah Lot tend to jam, if you have a plan to visit this place in holiday season, then it is best for you to go earlier to make sure you able to arrive at the perfect time for sunset.
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