15,000 Tourists Visit Bali Uluwatu Temple
By : Chodijah Febriyani And Aldi Firhand A | Monday, October 16 2017 - 22:32 IWST
Illustration of Foreign Tourist Visits (Wisman)
INDUSTRY.co.id - Mangupura-Head of Tourism Office of Badung Regency, Bali, I Made Badra recorded as many as 15,000 domestic and domestic tourists visit Uluwatu Temple every day.
"Uluwatu Temple attraction located in the village of Pecatu, South Kuta is visited every day by 15,000 people to witness the panorama of nature and watch the dance kecak attraction in that place," said Badra in Mangupura, (14/10/2017)
He said Pura Uluwatu became an icon of local government, because the temple stands firmly on top and the edge of a very steep cliff that has a beautiful view of the beautiful sea.
In that place, said Badra, foreign and domestic tourists can buy tickets to watch the famous kecak dance attraction to the whole world.
Former Head of Badung Fishing Agency said, in the future will make the concept of how tourists who buy tickets kecak attraction is get a memorable hand-made sarong sarong Pura Uluwatu.
"In the future, we will collaborate with SMEs and Dekranas in North Badung to have a positive impact and to revive the small industry players in our area," he said as quoted by Antara.
This is our innovation, to encourage SMEs in North Badung to share the impact of tourism growth in South Badung.
Based on data from the Tourism Office of Badung Regency, the number of foreign tourists visiting the period of January-September 2017 recorded as many as 4.5 million people have visited Badung.
"This figure shows an increase in foreign tourists to Badung 23.18 percent compared to the same period of the previous year," said Badra.
For the year 2017, said Badra, targeting foreign tourists visit to Badung penetrate the number 5.9 million foreign tourists. "We are optimistic that the target of tourist visits to Badung can be achieved," he said.