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Attractive Things Around Pura Tanah Lot

Visa Bali Info – One of the most popular places in Bali island are Tanah Lot. You can see this amazing places on many pictures that you may found on internet or social media. Lots of travel agencies made this places as icon of having holiday in Bali island. On the previous article we’ve discussed about what are the reasons for choosing Pura Tanah Lot as your tourist destinations. For your information Pura means temple, and local people of Bali island call it Pura instead of temple. But at this time, we will give you more information about what kind of temples in Tanah Lot that makes this place as a very attractive and beautiful place.

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Interesting Places Around Pura Tanah Lot

Pura Penataran

This is one of pura that located in the north side of Tanah Lot. Local people do praying at this pura for their health and happiness. In this pura, people usually perform Pura Penataran where there are 2 ceremonies in it.

Pura Penyawang

Pura penyawang located in the west-side pura penataran. This place has the same purpose with pura penataran. When the tide is in high condition, people will do their praying at this pura instead of pura penataran.

Pura Pakendungan

Pura Pakendungan located about 300 meters from Pura Tanah Lot. This place is a part of the history of Tanah Lot. The place used by one of the local Balinese named Dang Hyang Nirartha to meditate in the forest, and there was built a temple and known as Pura Pakendungan.

Pura Njung Galuh

This pura is also located near with Pura Tanah Lot. In this pura, people will pray to the Goddess of prosperity. Their praying will about plant fertility to achieve prosperity in life.

Pura Batu Bolong

People usually perform their praying for holiness. There are 2 ceremonies named Melasti and Pakelem ceremonies while the purpose from these ceremonies are about to purify the world. Pura batu bolong located about 100 meters from Njung Galuh.

Pura Batu Mejan

This pura located on the west-side of pura batu bolong. In this pura, the villagers perform worship in this place to beg for mercy from the God through holy water.

Pura Jero Kandang

Hinduism people perfrom praying in this pura to ask for the health of their animals and plants from all diseases.

Sunset Teras

This was a great place in Tanah Lot. This is area that provides spots to enjoy sunset moments. Other than just enjoying the views around the pura, you can have tasty and luxurious foods in this area.

Yeh Kutikan

If sunset teras is a place for enjoying sunset, and then Yeh Kutikan is a place to enjoy beautiful wave views. Some tourists for both local and foreigners are usually do fishing at this place too.

Art Market

After done visiting Tanah Lot and get the time to go home, tourists usually stop at this place to buy gifts for their family or friends. Lots of souvenirs you can in here such as clothes, sarongs, sandals, hats, paintings, sculptures, and many more.

Holy Spring

There is a spring near Pura Batu Mejan can be found when the tide is low and local people believe that the spring is holy spring that can be used to purify all bad things.

Tri Antaka Monument

In 1946, the Balinese people fought against the NICA (Netherlands Indies Civil Administration). To remember the struggle there is a monument to commemorate the struggle of the Balinese people in carrying out the resistance.

Those all above are attractive buildings and places that can be found around Pura Tanah Lot, hope this information will be useful for you 🙂

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