Uluwatu Temple is a Hindu temple that is established over the cliffs on the south coast of Bali. Pura Luhur Uluwatu is also known as one of the six main temple is believed to be a guard or a pillar of the island of Bali.
This temple was originally used as a place to worship a holy priest from the 11th century named Mpu Kuturan. He taught about indigenous villages and all the rules associated with it. This temple is also used to worship the next holy priest, namely Dang Hyang Nirartha, who came to Bali in late 1550 and at the end of his holy journey,he become a “Moksha” or “Ngeluhur” in this place.
Moksa or ngeluhur means a condition in which Atman has united or fused with God. Loose from the cycle of reincarnation and escape from the influence of the outside world.
Pura Uluwatu is situated at an altitude of 97 meters above sea level. In front of the temple there is a small forest called the “alas” (forest) Kekeran, serves as a buffer sanctity of the temple. In the forest inhabited by many different animals mainly monkeys.
Uluwatu temple very known among tourists as the place presents a view that is really natural, beautiful, and majestic.
and also when sunset, this place is excellent for tourists because of the scenery when the sun sets is very amazing. And also they held Kecak and fire dance every day make this place more spectacular.