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Tanah Lot – Bali’s Temple In The Sea

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Tanah Lot, which translates to “land in the sea” in Balinese, is one of seven ocean temples found along the southwest coast of Bali, Indonesia.

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Built around the 16th century to honor sea spirits, Tanah Lot consists of a unique rock formation with a temple sitting atop.

During low tide, visitors can access the temple by foot; however, entrance inside the sanctuary is restricted to outsiders.

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Legend has it that unmarried couples who visit the temple leave cursed. Still, the stunning scenery has made Tanah Lot one of the most visited and photographed temples in Bali.

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