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Tanah Lot: Land in the Middle of the Sea

beautiful sunset in tanah lot, Pura Tanah LotDiscover and adventure in Bali before you get old, because Bali is a truly tropical paradise. Bali is a combination of exotic, beauty, and mystery. You can find this combination if you visit Tanah Lot Temple. You must visit this beautiful temple.

Tanah Lot means “Land in the Middle of the Sea” in Balinese language. Tanah Lot is one of famous places of interest in Bali, located on the coast of West Bali, at the village of Beraban in Tabanan Regency. Tanah Lot well-known as a Pura Tanah Lot or Tanah Lot Temple, simple in its construction, is dramatic in its ocean-front location and is one of the main temple’s in the worship of Balinese Gods.

This Temple was built in the 15th century by the priest, Pedanda Bahu Rawuh or Danghyang Nirartha from Majapahit Kingdom, an ancient Hindu Kingdom in Java. Near this Temple there are several small and big shrines, the biggest one is Pekendungan Temple. There is a spring considered sacred not far from this temple. Tanah Lot, with its solitary black towers and tufts of foliage spilling over the cliffs, recalls the delicacy of a Chinese painting. If hearsay is to be believed, there dwells inside one of the shrines at Tanah Lot a huge snake, discreetly left undisturbed by the Balinese.

The beaches of Tanah Lot are ideal for relaxing, especially in the late afternoons,romantic sunset in bali, tanah lot temple, land of the sea when the temple on the rock dissolves into a striking silhouette against the evening sky.

Kecak Dance in Tanah Lot, balinese art, balinese danceTanah Lot also have many beautiful venues around the Tanah Lot area to do some different and attractive activities for visitor. With deep blue ocean and amazing sunset, Tanah Lot gives you unforgettable memories ever like in: Sunset Terrace, Enjung Galuh, Batu Bolong, and Cultural Park, Yeh Kutikan, and Balinese souvenir shops. You can also enjoy Kecak Dance, a very unique dance in Bali.