Pura Uluwatu – Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of the interesting places in Bali that must be visited. Uluwatu Temple is located on a cliff as high as 97 meters above sea level. Uluwatu Temple Tourism Object has also become famous because the Pecatu beach located below is often used as a place for surfing, even international events are often held here. Uluwatu Temple will look more attractive, especially at sunset moments.
Pura Luhur Uluwatu Tourism Activity
Photo Hunting: At an altitude of approximately 97 meters above sea level and with the beauty of the sunset, you can capture your Bali tour.
Enjoying the Sunset Moment (Uluwatu Sunset): Sunset in Uluwatu is indeed unbeatable with other places in Bali.
Watching Kecak Uluwatu Dance: Besides the two things above, here you can enjoy the atmosphere of Uluwatu Temple by watching Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple.
History of Uluwatu Temple
It is not known clearly when the uluwatu temple was built by Mpu Kuturan or Mpu Rajakreta during the reign of the Sri Msula-Masuli husband in about the XI century. However, there are interesting facts from historical relics in Pura Luhur Uluwatu. The ancient relic in this temple is in the form of a brackets or kori gelung Agung that soars majestically to limit the middle jaba area with the innards of the temple, it is predicted that this temple has existed since the 8th century. The ancient temple carved out the Isaka year count with candrasangkala gana sawang gana which means the year of Isaka 808 or around 886 AD. So, before Mpu Kuturan came to Bali.
The history of Uluwatu Temple begins with the revelation of Dhangyang Dwijendra.
It is said that one day in the anggli kliwon wuku medangsia Dhangyang Dwijendra was given a revelation from God that same day he had to go to heaven. The Hindu priest from East Java who was also the Gelgel bhagawanta (priestess) in the golden period of Dalem Waturenggong around 1460-1550, felt happy because the moment he had been waiting for had arrived. However, the priest who also had the name Danghyang Nirartha still kept a library that would be given to his son. Under the tip of Uluwatu Temple, a fisherman named Ki Pasek Nambangan was seen. Danghyang Dwijendra requested that Ki Pasek Nambangan want to convey to his son, Empus Mas in Mas village that Danghyang Dwijendra placed a library in Pura Luhur Uluwatu. Then Ki Pasek Nambangan also gave a request from Dhangyang Nirarta. Then Ki Pasek Nambangan finally left, while Dhangyang Dwijendra did a meditation on meditation. Furthermore, Maha Resipun finally moksah (Go to heaven without leaving the rough body) quickly like a flash. KIPasek nambangan only sees a light into the sky.
The historical story of Uluwatu Temple later developed into the beliefs of local communities and Hindus in Bali. That the existence of Uluwatu Temple plays a very important role in the religious life of the Hindu community in Bali.
Transportation of Uluwatu Temple
Uluwatu Temple is in the South Bali Tourism Area, precisely in the Village of Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Selatan Regency Badung, Bali. To visit tourist attractions in Bali, you can use the services of cheap car rental in Bali, or you can follow a cheap vacation package that is widely sold from travel in Bali.