Duration : Approx. 3 hours
Start Time : 09.00 in the morning or 15.00 in the afternoon
A trio of temples nestled between the mountains and the sea. Pura Pulaki is the main temple for Pemuteran. It backs up against the hills and is home to a troop of grey macaque monkeys.
Across the road on grounds bordered the ocean is Pura Pabean, where local fishermen come to pray for safe journeys. This temple exhibits an unusual blend of Balinese and Chinese style decorations.
At the foot of Pura Pabean, next to the sea is a very basic and much older temple known as Pura Segara. The only decorations here are two piles of stones which appear very aged with a vaguely human shape.
We continue with Melanting Temple (Temple of Trader)
The Melanting temple (temple of trader) from which the traders and businessmen ask for fortune and good luck. Because of its rich, historical architecture and its very special location, this is the best local temple to visit. Dating back to the 15th century, it is located on the slopes of Mount Pulaki and is surrounded by tropical forests and local vineyards. During a visit to the temple you can get a deep spiritual experience and enjoy the natural tranquility of its beauty without the hustle and bustle unfortunately normally associated with visiting other temples. Late afternoon (around 5 pm) is normally the best time to visit.
Behind the Melanting temple you can find the Puncak Manik temple. A small temple, build around a sacred spring, high up in the hills. You have to climb hundreds of steps, but when you have reached the top are rewarded by a magnificent view.
Kerta Kawat Temple
Situated majestically on the foot of a hill, Kerta Kawat temple is a pilgrim place for government or private company officials who want to get an advance in their career. Balinese belief that praying at this temple will further increases prosperity. Great views from Kerta Kawat, the views of the blue ocean and the strong green mountains of West Bali National Park are beautiful.