Bali saves a variety of unique tourist attractions that are indeed worth visiting, one of the regions that is a favorite at the moment is Nusa Penida Bali. Apart from having a clean and beautiful beach, this place turns out to have several temples that are also worth a visit while on vacation. The temple in Nusa Penida Bali offers the beauty of nature as well as strong cultural values. The tourists can get to know the beauty better while knowing the culture of the Balinese Hindu community. So if you are bored just looking at the beach, visiting the temple to enjoy its beauty also doesn’t hurt right?
Below are some temples that can be your tourist destination while in Nusa Penida Bali.
- Pura Paluang
This temple includes a unique temple in Nusa Penida Bali that will be a shame if you miss it, so that it can be made as one of the mandatory destinations to visit. This temple is considered unique because it is shaped like a car. Until this temple gets the nickname of the temple car from the community. You will not find temples like this in other places because, temples like this only exist in the world. The temple with the shape of this car is made of stone like a temple in general.
The shape of this temple is like a German-made Beatle VW, even though according to the local community this temple has been established starting 300 years ago. Of course at that time the VW car had not been created, it was very unique, right? In addition, this temple in Nusa Penida Bali also has a temple shaped like a red Jimmy car. When visiting this place, you must use traditional belts and fabrics.
- Puncak Mundi Temple
Besides being known for its enchanting natural beauty, Nusa Penida Bali is also known for its religious tourism which is unique. At the peak of the mundhi temple, an indigenous tradition will be held every 210 days, which is called the day of Umanis Prangbakat Anggarakasih. If you want to see how this ceremony works you can see the Hindu calendar. if you come here, you can not only see the beauty of the temple but also get a cool view. From this place you can clearly see the beautiful and charming scenery because this temple is at a height. However, you must be careful when visiting here because there are many monkeys that roam around the temple.
- Goa Giri Putri Temple
Giri Putri Cave Temple is one of the religious temples in Nusa Penida Bali. This temple is very unique because it is located inside the cave. Even though it’s inside the cave, don’t be able to load hundreds of people because it turns out inside the cave is quite wide. In addition, to be able to get to the place of the temple cave giri putri, visitors must be willing to climb hundreds of stairs if you want to arrive at the temple.
In addition, the existing entrance to the cave can be said to be very small. If we look at it and see it, people with large postures will not fit into it. However, it is believed by the local community if they come there with the intention of praying that the stature can still enter.
Some of these temples do have their own uniqueness so they are worthy of being used as tourist destinations when visiting Nusa Penida Bali. Besides you can enjoy the natural beauty that is offered, you can also find out about Hindu Balinese culture. But you also have to maintain your behavior when visiting this place. Holidays to Nusa Penida Bali do not always see the beach and waves right?