Segara Kidul Temple of Guyangan, is one of religious tourism destinationsin Nusa Penida located in surrounding area of Guyangan Springs. The temple is located in Batu Kandik Village, Nusa Penida District. The history of the building of Segara Kidul Temple of Guyangan will be discussed first.
Initially, Guyangan Springs is the source of clean water for surrounding people, and as time goes by, Guyangan Springs becomes one of tourism destinations in Nusa Penida. It is really quiet since it is located in the cliff of Nusa Penida seaside, giving quiet atmosphere with the sound of water from the Guyangan Springs.The quiet atmosphere of Guyangan Springs encourages many people to do meditation or just swimming in the pool of Guyangan Springs while enjoying the incredible scenery of Nusa Penida sea.
Nowadays, it is not allowed to do swimming/soaking/taking a shower in the pool of Guyangan Springs since it now has become a sacred area. If you wish to take a shower or melukat(in Balinese), a location below the pool with direct shower from Guyangan Springs is available.
The location of Guyangan Springs is considered strategic for building a worshipping place or sacred place, and so Segara Kidul Temple of Guyangan, was built to worship God/Goddes that are in the area of Guyangan Springs. The Ratu Kidul Statue that becomes the worshipping location is completed with green ornaments. The temple is in the south part of Nusa Penida Island and directly facing to Nusa Penida Beach. The Segara Kidul Temple, Guyangan, is also a destination of Tirta Yatra in Nusa Penida Island.
To get to Segara Kidul Temple, Guyangan, we must step down the stairs in quite extreme location, but the beautiful view of Nusa Penida Sea will make you forget of your fear.The exhaustion during the trip will be gone as you enjoy the peacefulness and nature beauty provided by the area of Segara Kidul Temple of Guyangan.