Sunday, 2 March 2014

Tanah lot a hindu temple on bali

Tanah lot a hindu temple on bali is claimed to be the work of the 15th century priest Nirartha. Nirartha then spent the night on the little island. The Tanah Lot temple was built and has been a part of Balinese mythology for centuries. The temple is one of seven sea temples around the Balinese coast. At the base of the rocky island, poisonous sea snakes are believed to guard the temple from evil spirits and intruders. A giant snake purportedly protects the temple, which was created from Nirata’s scarf when he established the island - Bali History and Culture.

Tanah lot a hindu temple on bali

Planning a trip to Bali ? The island nestled among Lombok and Java, two beautiful islands in Indonesia is a place you are destined to be. A must see here is the renowned Tanah lot a hindu temple on bali, this attraction is among the islands prestigious, traditional and treasured landmarks. Rocks form the Tanah Lot and it serves as the foundation and home of the pilgrimage temple known as the Pura Tanah Lot, which is also recognized as the Tanah Lot temple. This cultural attraction is among Bali’s most picturesque places ideal for exoticism and photography. Tanah Lot is situated in Tabanan and in close proximity to the Bali town, the setting overlooks the ocean and its rock formation looks somewhat like a ship stranded on the shallow waters of the ocean. The temple serves as a holy sanctuary dedicated to the sea gods of Bali.

Travellers to the temple will find its ancient building worthy of exploring. Tanah lot a hindu temple on bali both the name for a rock formation on the coast of West Bali and a temple that sits on this rock formation, combining to form one of Indonesia's most sought out attractions. Just don't forget to bring your camera!Tanah Lot was built by a Hindu priest named Danghyang Nirartha in the 16th century.

Bali Culture The Hindu priest built six more sea temples similar to Tanah Lot with each temple being visible from the next and all forming one long chain. To the naked eye, the rock faces around the temple looks real and natural. Of course, sunset is the best time to visit Tanah lot a hindu temple on bali. Not only will you get great views of Tanah Lot, you will also avoid the crowds and be treated to a view of Pura Batu Bolong, a nearby temple built on a rocky promontory.Pura Tanah Lot is one of Bali's most popular temples, and after seeing it for yourself, it is easy to understand why. See the temple and learn about Bali's heritage with Exotissimo's Bali Culture & Cuisine tour. The temple will also be visited on our Tour Bali by VW Convertible trip.

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