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Uluwatu Temple
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Kecak Uluwatu Show with Round-Trip Transfer
Ranked #1 of 24 things to do in Pecatu
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 splendid sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot Temple, another important sea temple located in the island's western shores.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Hanoi, Vietnam
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“Enjoyed it much!”
Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

After paying 30,000IDR or about 1.7$ entrance fee and after collecting my purple scarf, I'm off to the view!

I really enjoyed the place. Lots of tourist but it was fun. You just have to find your space where you are more comfy. Disappointing though because we were not able to view the sunset. It was all covered with clouds. But it was alright.

To add up: Just be careful with the monkeys because they told me that they will grab your glasses or little gadgets and later you end up paying someone to retrieve your stuff, lolz..

All and all, 'twas a good way to end the day after touring..

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Batu Pahat, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2014

This is one of the several most beautiful temples in Bali.
The temple itself is average, but its location on the edge of a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean makes the view particularly spectacular.
Worth a visit!

Visited July 2014
1 Thank shingcheng
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Gold Coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful Sunset!!!”
Reviewed July 12, 2014

I loved Uluwatu Temple!!! I was a bit afraid to go there because of the monkeys after reading some reviews, but when we were there they were so full that they didn't even want to eat the bananas the we were giving to them. The theatre was very nice and while we were waiting for the theater to start we enjoyed the most beautiful sunset ever!!!

Visited June 2014
2 Thank Liddy33
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Story-telling in the sunset”
Reviewed July 11, 2014

The temple setting was beautiful. We went a little early to spend a little time in the temple before the Kecak dance at sunset. Be careful of the monkeys around the temple. The furry guys are quite bold
The seats at the Kecak dance are first come first served. It's like Roman theater where the audience sits around the performers. The re-telling of the Ramayana was quite fascinating and the riotous nature of Hanuman was a pleasant change from the quieter one back home :)
Be a little careful of the fire during the last few scenes where the monkey character is shown to set the city on fire. There were embers being kicked around.
Overall it was a lovely evening. Try to remain seated till the end of the session to avoid disturbing the other people and the performers

Visited May 2014
5 Thank kaalika
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“Come at sunset and see a dance show”
Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We arrived around 5pm, paid 20k to park our bike and 20k each for entry. The helpful temple staff provide purple sarongs to wear, so no need to worry about covering up. A short walk through the grounds where you can spot monkeys who are looking to be fed, don't feed them and keep your belongings safe as they will help themselves to your camera and glasses!

You can walk along the cliff on each side of the temple to take some great photos. You'll see some amazing rolling waves, no wonder it's a surfers paradise. To the left of the temple you can sit and watch a fire dance and in my opinion this is the best point to see the sunset as you can get a great picture of the temple as a silhouette as the sun sets.

Hopefully that has been helpful :)

Visited July 2014
1 Thank Jame5
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