Tanah Lot Tourism Places

Like as the others Tourism Places that had be written before, Tanah Lot is also as one of the favorite tourist destinations on the island of Bali and is located in the Beraban village, Kediri, Tabanan. This tourist attraction famous for the temple Tanah Lot is located separately from the mainland, but still within reach if the low tide without having to use the boat. This temple is one of the main temples in Bali which is known as Six heaven. Besides full of historical value, this temple also offers a fascinating charm of the sunset and very crowded visited by tourists, especially in the afternoon.

According to legend, the Tanah Lot temple is built by a Brahmin who wandered from Java. He is Danghyang Nirartha who had successful strengthen the belief of the Balinese about Hindus teaching and developing the Six heaven in the 16th century. At that time the ruler Tanah Lot, Bendesa Beraben, jealous of him because his followers began to leave and follow Nirartha Danghyang. Bendesa Beraben told to Nirartha Danghyang to leave the Tanah Lot.

He agreed, and before he left the Tanah Lot with its power to move the boulder into the middle of the beach (not into the sea) and built temples there. He also changed his scarf into a snake as temple guards. This snake was still there until now and by scientifically these snakes are including sea snakes that they have the characteristics of a flat tail like a fish, black color and striped yellow and have a poison 3 times stronger than cobra snake. End of the legend that Bendesa Beraben 'finally' becomes a follower of Danghyang Nirartha.

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