Top 10 Places to Visit in Bali

By Admin | Last Updated August 03, 2019

Besakih Temple & Mount Agung

Bali, Indonesia

Visit the Besakih Temple on the foothills of Mount Agung. Besakih is a Hindu Temple celebrating many festivals around the year. In 1963 Mount Agung had a volcanic eruption where the flowing lava killed thousands of people and destroyed a lot of property. The unharmed status of the Besakih Temple was deemed to be a miracle.

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Denpasar

Bali, Indonesia

The capital of Bali and the largest city. The main airport in Bali is at Denpasar. Get down here for your onward journeys. Though it has not evolved as a tourist destination like Ubud or Kuta, there are a host of things to do and see. Visit monuments, museums, gardens, temples. Swim with the sharks. Shop and dine.

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Jatiluwih

Bali, Indonesia

Landscaped terraced rice fields in Bali. Located at the foothills of Mount Batukaru. The greenery is soothing for the sore eyesight and refreshing for eyes used to concrete jungles. See the traditional Subak irrigation system (UNESCO World Heritage Site) which dates back to the 9th century. View the terraced rice fields from atop the Gunungsari Orchard.

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Kintamani and Mount Batur

Bali, Indonesia

Step off the beaten track and visit the small village of Kintamani on the side of Mount Batur. It is the resting spot of choice for those who want to see the volcanic Mount Batur. The sunken crater of this volcano now houses Lake Batur. The area is unbelievably green with lush equatorial forests.

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Penida Island

Bali, Indonesia

Situated off the southeastern coast of Bali. Separated from Bali mainland by the Bandung Strait. Penida and its nearby islands of Lembongan and Ceningan are famous for their brilliant diving sites. There is stunning coral life in the waters surrounding Penida that are worth a dive or two. Make a day trip from Bali mainland.

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Tanah Lot

Bali, Indonesia

You may know this from pictures of a rock carved temple on a small island with waves crashing around it. Tanah Lot is just about 20 kilometers northwest of Denpasar. The temple here dates back to the 16th century and is dedicated to the Balinese God of the Sea. Foreign visitors have to buy a ticket to visit the temple.

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Tirta Gangga

Bali, Indonesia

Water palace built by Gusti Gede Djelantik, from the royal family of Karangasem. See and enjoy the fountains, gardens, ponds & pools, statues and stone carvings. The big carps and koi fish are not to be missed. The locals consider the spring water as holy, using it for religious purposes. Views are picturesque and scenic.

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Uluwatu

Bali, Indonesia

Famous for the beaches, surf breaks, cliffs, temple and posh hotels, resorts and villas. A Golf Course established in 2007. Watch the splendid sunset from the different view points. Sit back and enjoy the Kecak (traditional fire dance). Get a surf board and ride the mighty waves for the sheer thrill of it. Or just relax on the beaches.

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Ubud

Bali, Indonesia

Located in central Bali, Ubud is famous for its terraced rice fields. The main things to see in and around the town include the monkey forest, art museums, palaces, temples and traditional Balinese dance performances at the Ubud Cultural Center and more. Ubud is Bali’s cultural hub. Its home to some thirty thousand expatriates.

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Top 10 Beaches of Bali

Bali, Indonesia

Bali is synonymous with beaches and temples. It has some of the beautiful beaches in the world. There are crystal blue waters, white sand beaches, serene beaches and even black sand beaches. Swim, snorkel, surf, dive, walk or just laze in the beaches. Take part in water sports and devour delicious seafood. There is something for everyone.

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