Goa Lawah temple

Goa Lawah (bat cave) is a cave which homed thousands of bats. People are not allowed to disturb and catch those bats because the people believe that the bats are sacred. In front of the cave there is a temple which called Goa Lawah temple. The cave and the temple are facing to the southern sea of Bali. Goa Lawah temple was built in the 11th century when Mpu Kuturan organized the religion organization in Bali. It has a close relationship with Besakih temple due to many people believes that the cave is end in the Mount Agung, but until today nobodies can proof that.