Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Bali, a well-known tourist attraction & tourist icon of Bali. The main attraction is the beauty of the sunset scenery with temple silhouettes.

According to the information, there is a fresh water spring can be seen when the sea water was receding. There is also a Lingga set in the temple building functioning to the worship the Lord of Shiva in order to invoke the safety.

History

Tanah Lot Temple location had been used in the megalithic era as secret place by evidence of the Menhir existence. According to Dhang Yang Nirartha instruction in 16 century, he had built a Tanah Lot Temple without abandoning tradition that was existed before.

As one of the famous tourist destinations in Bali, Tanah Lot has been developed professionally into an international standard tourist destination by providing complete public facilities and security services including life guard.

The structure of Tanah Lot Temple is built on the rock plateau irregular edges that consist of one plain/ courtyard as main temple area. On this courtyard, there are main temple building set on it include Meru with five storey roof top, the media to worship Segara God or Baruna God as a ruler of the ocean. Meanwhile a Meru is a temple with three storey roof top as media to worship for the glory of Danghyang Nirartha who preserve and develop the culture and Hinduism.

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