Uluwatu Temple in Bali is one of Bali’s nine directional temples that are said to protect the island from bad spirits, and as such, it holds great spiritual and cultural significance for the Balinese people. There are several shrines in the temple complex, as well as a sacred banyan tree and a traditional Balinese entrance. All visitors are expected to adhere to the temple’s strict dress code and restrictions, which include wearing a sarong and sash and treating the temple with the utmost regard and respect for its holiness, before exploring the temple grounds and enjoying the breath-taking ocean views. Tourists go to Uluwatu Temple for its famed sunset, Kecak dance performances, and the population of mischievous monkeys who live on the temple grounds, making it more than simply a religious and cultural icon. Whether you’re in search of spiritual enlightenment or simply want to appreciate the beauty of Bali’s landscapes, a trip to the Uluwatu Temple is sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime event.