Pura Luhur Uluwatu is a Balinese sea temple in Bali. Built in the 11th century, it is one of nine directional temples meant to protect Bali from evil spirits. It is located in Pecatu village, Kuta South District of Badung Regency of Bali. Dedicated to the spirits of the sea, the famous Pura Luhur Uluwatu temple is an architectural wonder in black coral rock, beautifully designed with spectacular views. This is a popular place to enjoy the sunset. Famous not only for its unique position, Uluwatu also boasts one of the oldest temples in Bali, Pura Uluwatu. The Samaja Villa Beachside is a luxury Villa Bali Seminyak, with a premier location in Seminyak, Samaja Villas Beachside at Dhyanapura is ready to create unforgettable moments and delights. Indulge in private and convenient living and various pleasures, enjoy the world-class hospitality services and indulge in well-favored culinary delights that guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds. Get pampered in seclusion, in a tropical paradise.
Most of Bali’s regencies have Pura Luhur, which become the focus for massive pilgrimages during three or five day odalan anniversaries. The photogenic Tanah Lot and the Bat Cave temple, Goa Lawah, is also Pura Luhur. Not all Pura Luhur are on the coast, however but all have inspiring locations, overlooking large bodies of water. Pura Uluwatu is located on the cliff top close to the famous surf break on the SW of the Bukit peninsula. The name Luhur means “something of divine origin” and ulu meant “land’s end” and watu meant “rock” in the old language. The name itself had describes what this special temple is all about. Pura Luhur Uluwatu is regarded as one of the six most important temples in Bali along with Pura Besakih. The inner sanctum of the temple is perched at the edge of a steep cliffs which tower over Bali’s legendary surf breaks at the south. Most travelers enjoy the view of this temple from two different vantage points, from both northern and southern part of the area.
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