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The Origin of the Called Tanah Lot Then Becomes a Bali Tourism Icon, Here's the Story

Holiday Ayo - Tanah Lot Temple is located in Beraban Village, Kediri District, Tabanan Regency, Bali . The location is located just south of Tabanan City.

From the Kuta Beach area, it takes a long journey of approximately 1 hour. Tanah Lot Temple has also become an icon for tourists who come to Bali . Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most sacred temples in Bali . There are two temples located on a large rock.

source: Detikcom

First, it is located on top of a boulder and secondly, it is located on a cliff that is shaped like the Uluwatu Temple. Domestic and foreign tourists who come to Tanah Lot Temple, usually to see the sunset or sunset.

Quoted on the Tribun Bali .com page, it is stated that in the history of Tanah Lot Temple, Dang Hyang Nirartha saw a holy light from the south sea of Bali . Then Dang Hyang Nirartha looked for the location of the light.

Arrive at a beach in a village called Beraban village, Tabanan. At that time the village of Beraban was led by Bendesa Beraban Sakti. It is known that Beraban Sakti strongly opposed the teachings of Dang Hyang Nirartha in spreading Hinduism.

source: Pinhome

Bendesa Beraban Sakti at that time adhered to monotheism and did not believe in Hindu gods. Dang Hyang Nirartha meditated on a rock whose shape resembled the shape of a parrot.

Bendesa Beraban wanted to expel Dang Hyang Nirartha from his meditation place in various ways. According to history, then the rock was moved to the middle of the beach with spiritual power by Dang Hyang Nirartha. Furthermore, the rock is named Tanah Lot, which means being in the middle of the ocean.

Tanah Lot Temple is indeed a  Bali Tourist Destination cool. The view from the temple to the beach is so beautiful. The facilities at Tanah Lot Temple are also complete, starting from a large parking area, food court or places to eat, lodging, and there are souvenir shops that you can visit.

source: Hotel

Tanah Lot Temple operates from 07.00 WITA to 19.00 WITA. Entrance ticket prices are quite affordable, ranging from IDR 10,000 to IDR 20,000. To the north of Tanah Lot Temple, there is another temple built on a cliff that juts into the sea.

Visitors can bring an umbrella when visiting this location, remembering that if it rains there is no shelter. Tanah Lot Temple is located south of Tabanan City, a distance of 13 kilometers. The access road to Tanah Lot Temple is very easy. From Denpasar City Center, it will take about 40 minutes.

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