Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple :

Have you ever been to Bali?. I supposed many of us have visited the island at least once. Bali can be called the island of the Gods that presents to us beautiful and unique cultures and also great panoramas. When you are visiting Bali, there is one place that you must visit, which is the Uluwatu Temple. Why? In that place, you can watch the famous dance, the Kecak Dance.

Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Bali. The Kecak Dance at Uluwatu. It was created in the 1930s played by a group of men who sit in a row of circle and hold their hands up while shouting the word “cak”.

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The dance itself tells us a piece of story from Ramayana Epic story in which is told that Hanuman, the Great White Apes, and his army were helping Rama to fight Rahwana who had kidnaped Shinta.

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If you want to watch the Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple, you can rent a car to the temple or hire Bali Private Driver. This temple is located at Pecatu Village in Southern Kuta. You can travel to this temple using a car or public transport  which takes around 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai Airport.

But one thing that you must remember is that they only perform the Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple from 18.00 to 19.00 local time. You can buy the ticket at the temple or book it online. If you get hungry or thirsty after watching the Kecak Dance at Uluwatu Temple, you don’t need to worry since this place is surrounded by so many restaurants and small stores that sell foods, snacks, drinks, souvenirs, etc.

Not only can you watch the Kecak Dance, but also enjoy the view around the Uluwatu Temple. In the end, this is a place that you must visit and the dance is one of the events that you must watch while you are visiting Bali Island. So, enjoy your vacation.

image courtesy of : Tanti Ruwani – Riza Nugraha

 

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