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Balangan Beach, Uluwatu

  • The fresh breezes in the beaches are said to give you the best feeling in the world. Whenever we visit any place we definitely try to find out the beaches there to spend some time there. So this time while you are visiting Uluwatu, don’t miss your chance to visit the famous Balangan Beach. With low strands and rocky this beach attracts a lot of tourist around the world. This beach is also known as Pantai Balangan.

    This ravishing beach highlights and of brilliant sand circumscribed between vegetated limestone precipices and a reef with one of the longest left-hander breaks on the island. This beach is also known as surfer’s paradise. Balangan Beach falls shares the same region as Dreamland, set just a kilometer apart and isolated by a little headland that fills in as the well known mark Hole 15 of the New Kuta Golf Course, from where players get the best elevated view over both shorelines and the sea skyline.

    Highlights: Balangan Beach is famous for surfing and good for photography as well. One can also witness the majestic sunset while they visit this beach.

    Location: You can visit the coastline from Jalan Pantai Balangan, 7-kilometre (4.3-mile) ride west from the Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park.


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Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of six fundamental temples thought to be Bali's holy pillars, is famous for its majestic location, rested on top of a sheer cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also yields the marvelous sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot Temple located on the island's western shores. This temple is unquestionably one of the top points on the island to enjoy the stunning sunset delight, with uninterrupted views overlooking the gorgeous Indian Ocean.
Balinese structure, traditionally-designed gateways and antiquated sculptures add to Uluwatu Temple's appeal.
Without an uncertainty, what makes Uluwatu Temple spectacular is its cliff-top environment at the end of a plateau 250 feet above the waves of the Indian Ocean. Several archaeological relics found here confirm the temple to be of megalithic origin, dating back to the 10th century. There are two entrances to Uluwatu Temple, from the south and the north.

Timings: The visiting hours for the temple is from 9 AM to 6 PM. As a place of worship, however, it is open 24 hours daily.

How to Reach: Take the bypass main road to Nusa Dua and to Jimbaran and then follow the ascending road up to Uluwatu.

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