The beautiful temples of Bali Island

There is a reason why Bali is known as the Isle of the gods, as well as the Isle of the Thousand Temples.

With a varied geographical formation, which includes beaches, mountains, hills, and cliffs, Bali is considered by many to be a true paradise. However, it is also a land with a very large spirituality, as noted by the many, many temples that exist on the island.

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This is the entrance par Pemuteran Pulaski, one of the temples of the Seven seas.

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Sunset in Bali Tanah Lot, one of the most impressive temples of the Seven seas.

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Balinese temples in the Monkey Forest in Ubud.

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A cremation ceremony in Ubud, Bali.

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When the day ends, we can understand why Bali is known as “The Isle of the Thousand Temples” and the reason it is such a beautiful place.

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Bali has much more than just a few temples. It’s actually known as the island of a thousand temples. They are, without a doubt, the biggest tourist attraction in Indonesia.

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The Temple of Uluwatu lies well above sea level, at a height of 1, 997m. An interesting fact about the seven Balinese temples near the sea is that you can see each of them from the temple where you are. This way they form a chain around the coast of Bali.

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A temple for the goddess of the seas, built on a volcanic lake. Bali has several active volcanoes, and the last eruption occurred 17 years ago, making thousand of fatal victims.

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Life can be very good for tourists in Bali, with its varied landscapes of forests, volcanic mountains, hills, cliffs, beaches of fine sands and crystal clear waters. Wherever you are, there will always be a temple. If you look at the bottom of this picture, you’ll see one more of them.

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This is the beautiful and mysterious scenery of the temple of Ulun Danu (literally, Lake of the Heart). This lake is a source of irrigation for the rice plantations, and the temple was erected here, dedicated to the goddess of the lake.

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This is the main temple, built near the hillside of Mount Agung, a volcanic mountain. It is the largest temple in Bali and, as they say, the most sacred. It is formed by 22 shrines built on parallel edges.

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A beautiful photo of long exposure shows the twilight in Bali.

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This is another one of the temples of the Seven Seas, and it’s called Pulaski.

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Pure Gere Perancak, a stone crocodile.

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A local ape in the Temple of Uluwatu. It’s quite common to see monkeys between the temples and the jungle around them.

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Rambu Siwi is another of the temples of the Seven Seas of Bali. It offers a fascinating view of the rice fields contrasting with the beaches of black sands. Visitors will learn something about the ancient art of producing salt.

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Pure Sakenan, situated on the island of Serangan, which is actually outside of Bali. This photo is 100 years old.

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Do you remember the Pulaski temple, a few pictures ago? This temple takes another name: Temple of the Apes. They’re all over the place there, and they can be fed with peanuts or bananas.

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Many people believe that the waters of the temple Tirta Empul have healing properties. This is not a temple near the sea and belongs to the 10th century of the Common Era. All people can bathe in their sacred waters.

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An elephant cave in Ubud, Bali.

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Monkeys protecting a Balinese temple.

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Taman Ayun (literally “beautiful garden”) is a castle with a garden. In 1634, the king of Mengwi had to build a large moat surrounding his residence.

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Rice-growing terraces in Bali, with a temple in the background.

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This narrow passage leads to a small island that seems to float in the sea.

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A day end with a colorful spectacular seen from the temple Tanah Lot.

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Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is a Hindu temple. Temples with water serve the whole region where there are overflows. Following the current, there are several smaller temples that are specific to each irrigation association. Built in 1663, this temple is used in ceremonies of offerings to the goddess Dewi Danu, protector of the rivers and lakes of Bali.

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High tide at the temple Pura Tanah Lot.

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