Pura Luhur Ulu Watu

Uluwatu, Pecatu, Bali 80364, Indonesia


Pura Luhur Uluwatu is a Balinese sea temple in  Bali.Built in the 11th century, it is one of nine directional temples meant to protect Bali from evil spirits. It is located in  Pecatu village, Kuta South District of Badung Regency  of Bali. Uluwatu temple is built perched over the sea, this temple is one bali's most famous sight. Uluwatu is one of Bali's six major Sad Khayangan (teritorial temple), it was established in the 11th century by the Holy Priest Empu Kuturan. Enter the temple it through anusual arched gateway flanked by statue God Ganesh. Inside, dual elephant head Ganesh figure and a Kala (evil) Head guard the second entrance archway. an open pavilion sits in the last inner courtyard, and the three tiered temple stand watch over the every edge of the cliff.

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