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Tari Kecak, Uluwatu

  • If the ancient rituals and norms excite you then there is another best exploration for you in Uluwatu, Bali. Also called the ‘monkey chant dance’, and loosely 'fire dance' for its intermittent utilization of flame as a centerpiece prop, Tari Kecak dance is a dazzling ritual in Uluwatu. Now globally perceived as one of Bali's main three mark dances this dance is colossally valued by individuals around the globe.

    This unique dance has no musical background or accompaniment rather than the male artists, chanting a "keh-chack" polyrhythmic choir amid their dance performance.

    Highlights: The Kecak's storyline is taken from the Ramayana Hindu epic and it's frequently on the amusement timetable of practically every Balinese expressions and culture scene. Spend some time enjoying this one of kind dance and also learn about the culture and people of this region.

    Location: Tari Kecak dance takes place at ULuwatu Temple in Pecatu Village, Kuta Sub-District, Badung District, about 25km south of Kuta.

    Timings: The dance starts from 6:00 PM

    Price: The approximate price for this tour starts from 531,440 IDR.

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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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