The Enchantment of Segara Kidul Temple in Nusa Penida

The temple's cliffside location is particularly appealing to tourists looking to discover the island's hidden beauty.
15 Dec 2022 ยท By Ayurizka Purwadhania
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Nusa Penida is a small Indonesian island located to the east of Bali, known for its stunning natural beauty, including miles of beaches and towering cliffs. One of the island's most popular attractions is Segara Kidul Temple, a holy site with a connection to the story of Asta Gangga in the Nusa Penida Chronicle. The temple's cliffside location is particularly appealing to tourists looking to discover the island's hidden beauty.

Location

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Facility

The following are the facilities that you can find at Segara Kidul Temple:

  • Parking area
  • Toilet
  • Spot Photos
  • Stairs to the Temple
  • Guides

Attractiveness

Segara Kidul Temple / @jiannch
Segara Kidul Temple / @jiannch
Segara Kidul Temple / @jiannch
Segara Kidul Temple / @jiannch

Nestled at the base of a steep cliff, Segara Kidul Temple is a sacred site known as "Palinggih Nyi Roro Kidul" and is characterized by its green hue. Local legend holds that the temple holds magical powers that govern the southern sea region, and that the tirta (spring) found within its walls has the ability to cleanse past karma and improve one's future prospects. To reach the temple, visitors must descend a series of 700 steps or 450 meters of iron stairs, ensuring easy access for all.

Entrance Ticket and Opening Hours

Segara Kidul Temple / @alex.stpnv
Segara Kidul Temple / @alex.stpnv

To enter the temple, visitors must pay a fee of 15,000 Indonesian rupiah to rent a sarong and should wear comfortable footwear for the descent. The temple is open every day for 24 hours, with the best time to visit being from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Western Indonesian Time.

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