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Uluwatu Temple

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Uluwatu Temple (Pura Luhur Uluwatu) is one of six key temples believed to be Bali's spiritual pillars, is renowned for its magnificent location, perched on top of a steep cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also shares the...more
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Jl. Raya Uluwatu | Southern part of Bali, Pecatu 80361, Indonesia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Uluwatu Temple was the first Temple I went to visit in Bali and it did not disappoint. The sea views views were absolutely incredible and we stayed to watch the Kecak dance during the sun set. An unforgettable experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shawnee C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place for seeing sunset though ours was bit hidden by the cloud. On a clear day it would be an awesome sunset sight. Visit around sunset time. Didn’t watch the dance as couldn’t imagine sitting in open theater with young restless children. So skipped...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank phuntsh0w
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Place. Excellent view. We were not allowed to go inside the temple because some religious ceremony was going on. The Kachak Dance show was incredible. This show depicts Few stories of Ramayana.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ganeshtiwari
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a fascinating place. The temple is perched on a cliff. It had magnificent views. There are wild monkeys in abundance. But be prepared for walking. Very reasonable prices and some very good local cafes at the gate Make sure you have water and walking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tommymoir
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's an excellent attraction to visit with emerald greenery and magnificent ocean views. Dramatic sunset vistas here are not to be missed out. Must visit for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts. Can you name the deity, Uluwatu Temple is dedicated to? Here're the options -...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NidhiRajput
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

For 30000 rupees you can visit the temple and the surrounding cliffs. The location is impressive and you can hear the huge waves hitting the cliffs. Although it's off season the temple area was very crowded since there was a religious celebration going during the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dominicj392
Reviewed 5 days ago

The temple is off-limits for the Non -Balinese people but you can have a glimpse of it from outside. The location of the Uluwatu temple makes it quite mesmerising. Its located on a cliff overseeing the sea. There is a Kachek Fire Dance in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shreyasrao1992
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were told this was a better site to see than the monkey forest as the monkeys are more well behaved here. It didn’t disappoint

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kroland
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is amazing and the sweeping views of the coastline are stunning. If you there by yourself, allot the time to go on a long hike following the Bali equivalent of the Great Wall along the coast. Not arduous and a lot of fun....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gordon T
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a very sunny day I visited this temple because it is known to have the best fire dance in Bali. The drive was very scenic and upon arrival was surprised to see so many people from all over the world.The grounds are amazing and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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marijana_jm
January 7, 2019|
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Response from jkchawla2004 | Reviewed this property |
You wont be able to see the temple from a distance. Honestly there is no need to be afraid, my daughter is also afraid of monkeys. Everyone walks in the same direction and the monkeys do not come to you unless provoked... More
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aadarshr2017
November 22, 2018|
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Response from jlaug81 | Reviewed this property |
Only some parts of the place is accessible. Best to use baby carriers esp with all these temple monkeys around..
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Rajveer K
September 8, 2018|
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Response from pri782 | Reviewed this property |
There would be rush . There are limited seats for watching kecak dance. U can go half an hour early before the show time and find good seats for ur self . There is a long walkway towards the temple and the arena ... so don’t... More
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