The Regency of Tabanan lies between the regencies of Badung
in the east and Jembrana in the west, has six most significant features of the
landscape - the forest, the mountains, the sea, the lakes, the earth and the
ricefields. The famous seaside temple, Tanah Lot is located here. Many
black-sand beaches are also being developed for tourism.
Which contains tool and implements connected with ricefield
irrigation and agriculture in Bali. It lies just outsie of the town on the
right-hand side of the main road to Denpasar.
Tanah means earth and lot means south or sea -
thus something like " Temple of the earth in the sea" is intended. Like so many
other temples in Bali, Tanah Lot is connected with famous brahman priest,
Danghyang Nirartha, who wandered from Java to Bali in the 16th century.
This most famous temple in Bali is a place for viewing spectacular sunset in
Asia. Every day at dusk, tourist throng the area to witness the magnificent
silhoutte of the temple against the glowing horizon. The best view is from the
cliff overlooking the temple.
Lake Brantan is one of the three lakes that make up the
Bedugul resort area in a cool mountain with its tropical rainforest balnket the
hills. At 1400 m above sea level, this area has temperatures several degrees
lower than the plains. Its delightful scenery, spectacular mountain walks and
many other recreation opportunities attract many tourist . Bedugul Hotel
as a center for waterskiing, parasailing, canoeing, and fishing. The area has
the last remaining tropical forest on the island. The botanical garden
covering aran of 129.2 hectares - "Kebun Raya Eka Karya Bali" in Bedugul - are
home to 650 tree species of trees and there are 459 different wild and