Pura Silayukti


See the place where Empu Kuturan – who introduced the caste system to Bali in the 11th century – is said to have lived by following a path up to this headland at the northeast corner of Padangbai's bay. From the three temples here, you'll have good views.

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Nearby Padangbai attractions

1. Blue Lagoon Beach

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On the far side of Padangbai's eastern headland, about a 500m walk from the town centre, is this small sandy beach. It has a couple of warungs and gentle,…

2. Pura Segara


Hindu temple close to the beach, in the centre of town.

3. Pura Dalem

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One of Padangbai's major temples, in the centre of town.

4. Bias Tugal

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Walk southwest from the ferry terminal and follow the trail up the hill for about 1.3km to Bias Tugal, also known as Pantai Kecil (Little Beach), on the…

5. Masjid Padang Bai

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Small mosque located at the west end of Padangbai, near the post office.

6. Pura Penataran

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A small Hindu temple in the western section of Padangbai; to find it, continue walking past the mosque.

7. Pura Goa Lawah

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One of nine directional temples in Bali, this cave in a cliff face 3km east of Kusamba is full of bats and the complex is equally overcrowded with tour…

8. Pura Candidasa

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Candidasa's temple is on the hillside across from the lagoon at the eastern end of the village strip. It has twin temples devoted to the male-female gods…