Pura Batu Bolong

Pura Batu Bolong – Bali, Indonesia

The small pagodas of the modest Balinese temple Pura Batu Bolong cling to a rocky volcanic outcrop that juts into the sea about 2km south of central Senggigi. Crabs scuttle over statues and families come here to snack and cool off at the beach directly below. The temple is orientated towards Gunung Agung, Bali's holiest mountain, and is a favoured spot to watch the sunset. The rock underneath the temple has a natural hole that gives it its name - batu bolong (literally, 'rock with hole').