Taman Ayun Tanah Lot and Alas Kedaton Tour GB18

Afternoon tour visiting the royal family temples of Taman Ayun at Mengwi, this temple built in 1634. Next stop is in Alas Kedaton, monkey forest and fruit bats, we can enjoy hundreds of little cheeky monkeys Finally reach the coast line admin the world famous temple of Tanah Lot, this lovely temple was built on promontory offshore truly a perfect setting to watch a stunning sunset, great seafood restaurant on the cliff facing to the sea is available here.

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Tanah Lot Temple

Tanah Lot Temple

This temple was built in the 15th century by the priest Pedanda Bahu Rawuh or Danghyang Nirartha from Majapahit Kingdom. During his voyage along the south coast he caught sight of a rock island and rested there. Some fishermen noticed him and invited him to stay at their hut. Nirartha refused, saying he preferred to spend the night on the little island. That evening, he talked to the fishermen and advised them to build a shrine on the rock. Nirartha felt it would be a holy and appropriate place to worship God. (more…)