The Temple of Pura Tanah Lot is one of the most famous and prestigious of Bali, Indonesia. Are famous because the sunsets, and there are many professional photographers and amateur to the fall of Sun. Tanah Lot is a rock formation off the Indonesian island of Bali. Tanah Lot means "Land Sea" in the Balinese Language, located in Tabanan, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Denpasar, the temple sits on a large offshore rock which has been shaped continuously over the years by the ocean tide. It is claimed to be the work of the 15th-century priest Nirartha. During his travels along the south coast he saw the rock-island's beautiful setting and rested there. Some fishermen saw him, and bought him gifts. Nirartha then spent the night on the little island. Later he spoke to the fishermen and told them to build a shrine on the rock for he felt it to be a holy place to worship the Balinese sea gods.