Perhaps you want to visit Uluwatu Temple but still wonder about when opening hours and best time to visit there. Let’s find out in the following.
Uluwatu Temple Opening Hours is officially every day from 07.00 to 18.00 (time zone in Bali). For people who have a worshiping purpose, it is opened for 24 hours daily.
Generally, the temple will be only closed on Nyepi Day or Silent Day (usually fall down in March) because the Hindus People has a prohibition to leave the house.
So, all tourists will be also required not to travel during the holy day.
Best Time to Visit
Best Time to Visit Uluwatu Temple is in late afternoon exactly at 16.30 - 17.00. Maybe you wonder about “why should visit during the late afternoon?”
The following are two reason why should come in the time above.
Witnessing Beautiful Sunset
In the time, beautiful sunset scenery will appear and can be seen clearly from temple area. The scenery is so magical as reddish yellow glow which shine and reflect to ocean hence often used as photography background by many people.
Watching Kecak & Fire Dance
One of Authentic Balinese Dance that called “Kecak Fire and Fire” is often staged in late afternoon exactly at 18.00 o’clock.
The dance narrates about the heroism of Rama with the Wanara (the apes troopers) when fighting Rahwana, an Evil Giant King.
Meanwhile, you should also avoid coming in rainy season because the sunset will be closed by the clouds.
It’s recommended to come between July - August for more sunny day. So, you can have the best chance to witness the sunset.