Uluwatu Temple: Best Place to see Kecak Dance and Sunset

Uluwatu Temple

Uluwatu Temple is the best and famous tourist spot in southern Bali. For tourists visiting Bali, Uluwatu Temple is one of the tourist destinations that many tourists want to visit. This is because of the position of the Uluwatu Temple building and also because of the beauty of the sunset.

From Ngurah Rai Airport to Uluwatu Temple it takes 1 hour to get there. Uluwatu Temple is located in Pecatu village, South Kuta sub-district, Badung district. The location of the Uluwatu Temple is on a rock cliff with the beauty of the Indian Ocean.

In this place, you will see the temple building on an awesome rock cliff. And those of you who will be faced with the blue and the vast view of the Indian Ocean.

The view at Uluwatu Temple is not the same as Tanah Lot Temple because in Uluwatu Temple you can see the sunset without any obstacles. In addition to the view of the beauty of the temple and the sunset, you can also watch traditional Balinese dance, the Bali Kecak Dance.

Kecak dances are mostly played by men, Kecak dancers consist of 50-100 people. This dance usually tells the story of the Ramayana story. The distinctive feature of the Kecak dance is the sound "cak, cak, cak" which is spoken by male dancers. The Kecak dance is performed for only one hour from 18.00-19.00 in the afternoon before sunset.

The twilight atmosphere in the afternoon at Uluwatu Temple adds to the attraction of tourists to watch the Kecak dance performance. The visitors usually sit in a circle among the dancers.

Attractions that are close to Uluwatu Temple include:

  1. Tanjung Benoa Tourism Object: In this area you can do many water sports activities such as banana boat rides, driving jet skis and lots of fun games.
  2. Pandawa Beach: This place is perfect for taking pictures because there are several cliffs on the side of the road that make your photo background more unique.
  3. Garuda Wisnu Kencana: When visiting Garuda Wisnu Kencana, you can see a statue of Garuda and Wisnu in a very large size. This place is one of the most iconic places in Bali.
  4. Nusa Dua: This tourist spot is perfect for family vacations because of the calm waves and clean white sand.


By knowing a number of tourist attractions close to Uluwatu Temple, you can organize trips in one direction and allow you to visit more tourist destinations in Bali.

Want to know the real natural beauty of Uluwatu Temple? let's come here to witness the beauty and natural charm of Bali island.