Ulu in Balinese mean heart, Watu it's mean stone. This temple built in 11th century by Javanese priest Empu Kuturan or well known with Empu Raja Kerta. The temple located in south western tip of peninsula, up to the blue sea cliff approx. 100 meters high, the best place to view of the sunset. In 16 century another Javanese priest Danghyang Nirartha visit this temple and add more building, he retreated to this temple for his final life, when he attained Moksa or freedom.
Visitors to Uluwatu are provided with a ceremonial yellow sash to wear around their waist (after paying the entrance fee). The proper attire requires that the knees are not exposed. Those wearing shorts are required to wear a sarong.
Uluwatu Temple, another popular temple in Bali located on the spectacular rocky cliff, well known and photographed place in Bali. It is magnify, so much smoothly illuminated on day light of the sun dawn or profiled at dark. It is very touristy with the group visitors, especially in the sunset time, in here also we can find the wild monkey a long the cliff near the sacred holy temple.
This Temple is taken care by a group of monkeys which according to local beliefs that this monkey have taken care of the temple from bad influence or virulent energy which can break the chastity of this temple.
Visitors are warned to put away any shiny objects including spectacles, jewellery, and so on, as these attract the monkeys that infest the area.
Other than enjoying the sunset, visitors can also watch the Balinese Kecak Dance with extra payment of Rp. 50.000. The dance it self is run about 1 hour which could present the amazing for the visitor who watching it.