Bali Island is well known as an island of the god, Thousand of Temple or Heaven Island and a lot of name given by people in the world who have ever been in Bali. Bali Island is strategically located in the tropical situation and the geographically of this island is consisted of mountain, valley, lake, flat area and beautiful white sandy beach and warms blue seawater. Bali Island is also well known, as an island owns rich of cultures, beautiful Balinese Dances and magnificent landscape panorama from the top hill down to the sea. In this site, we provides complete information about place of interest in Bali, places to visit, tourist sites, destinations, tourist object, and what to see in Bali.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace :
Tegalalang countryside is located about 5 km northern part of Ubud Village and own the magnificent view of rice terrace. It rice terrace is designed very beautiful with exquisite hollowing rice field and precisely located on the hill bank. In this place, you will see the Balinese farmer do their rice field in oblique area complete with its system irrigation. To view the step down, the beautiful valley with coconut trees ornament it.
Ubud Monkey Forest :
Ubud Monkey Forest is a small tropical forest where you can see the group of monkeys live there. Based on the local resident believe that these monkeys are protecting the forest with all its content. There is a Hindu Temple existing in the corner of forest with full of the huge and high tropical trees. All monkeys in this place have tame and dwell this forest together in each group area.
Painting Museum :
Painting Museum is modern museum collecting the ancient Painting consecution and modern from the famous artist. Ubud is a place where the world's painter found their inspiration to create a painting. You will see some of the world masterpiece from the famous artists in this museum that completes your tour with wonderful experience. The museum is design with Balinese architecture with the natural nature ambience surround it.
Puri Saren :
Puri Saren is an Ubud King Palace where it is used as a governance center in the empire era. You can see the beautiful houses building that are designed with Balinese traditional style and full of wood carving decorates it. The luxury Entrance Gate (Candi Bentar) and dressy ancient house building are decorated by the fertile tropical garden.
Ubud Art Market :
Ubud Market is offering you multifarious of handicraft that you can bring home for souvenir. It market presents the variety of art work/handicraft like wood carving, bag, painting, clothes, idol and a lot of more. You will enjoy your shopping time in the beautiful place with full variety of Balinese art work. The friendly sellers who come from the local community are offering the selection of your need to bring home.
Pura Batuan (Batuan Temple) :
Batuan Temple is a local Balinese Hindu temple looked after by the local resident of Batuan countryside. The temple is designed very beautiful with full of Balinese ornaments and the roof temple building is made from the fiber of chromatic black palm tree. It is strategically located beside of the main road from Denpasar to Ubud
Goa Gajah/Elephant Cave :
Goa Gajah is an ancient omission in the form of a cave with the high value of art and history. Goa Gajah is one of tourist destinations in Bali that is visited by a lot of tourists every day. In this place, we will find other ancient omissions like ancient stone idol, douche, temple and others. It owns beautiful relief with a form of face turning around to the left side. We have to descend the doorstep to reach Goa Gajah because this place is located in the river valley.
Tampak Siring :
Tampak Siring or recognized also by the name of Tirta Empul is a temple with a big water source residing in the middle of it. The water is clear, clean and holy assumed by the local resident to cure some disease. In Tampak Siring, you will see a Palace of Indonesia State founded by first president. Its place is very beautiful and peaceful that is surrounded by hill. There are many water douche exist in this temple that are using by local people for bathing and purification purpose.
Kintamani is a name of countryside located in the hill and the beautiful panorama surround it. We can see beautiful panorama from Kintamani to overview the active volcano of Batur Mount and wide Lake of Batur in a valley. It is situated in the plateau with cool weather surround it. When we stand up at Kintamani, we will be able to see the rural area which is close to the lake.
Alas Kedaton :
Alas Kedaton is come from the word Alas mean forest and Kedaton. It is a small forest dwelt by a group of monkey and big bat hang-on the trees. The tropical trees are fertile growing in this forest that makes it an ideal habitat of monkeys and other animals. All monkeys living in this forest are chummy and tame with human being. There is a Hindu temple existing in the middle of forest and rice field are located outside of it.
Tanah Lot Temple :
Tanah Lot is a Balinese Hindu Temple on the rock and the seawater encircles it when the sea water is tide. It is looked to be adrift in on the ocean and owns the magnificent view of sunset in the late afternoon. There are several points to see this temple with all amazing view. At this temple, we can find other Hindu temples like that make it a holy place in Bali.
Uluwatu Temple :
Uluwatu Temple is one of Balinese Hindu Temple located in southern part of Bali right on the cliff bank with magnificent view of the Indian Ocean . It is very amazing that this temple is built on the narrow peninsula with crevasse under it. It own very beautiful view in particular of the sunset time. There are group of monkeys live around the temple that keep and protect the temple from the bed influence based on the local resident's believes. Uluwatu Temple owns the history and culture heritage that is one of the value and feature that many visitors visit this place.
Beratan Lake :
Beratan Lake is a beautiful wide lake encircled by the cool temperature and blanketed by fog especially in the evening. The water is clear and calm with beautiful Mountain as backdrop view that make you will forbear staying there. There are plenty of traditional boats standby at the lakeside which is used by fisherman and found local people are fishing to add the beauty of this place.
Ulun Danu Temple :
Ulun Danu Temple is a famous temple located in the lakeside of Beratan and owns the beautiful panorama with Beratan Lake and mountain as a backdrop view. When the lake water is going up, this temple is looked like adrift above water because the water encircles it. It is situated in the cool area and mountain with breathtaking view and many tourist visits this place every day in particular on the day time.
Fruit And Vegetables Traditional Market :
It is a traditional market to sell the fresh vegetable and fruit that is very famous and many visited by tourist especially by local tourist. It is one of the tourist destinations in Bali presenting unique local community activities by serving the variety of agricultural product like fresh vegetables, fruit, corn, peanut, union, tomato etc. This market is opened from 7:00 am and closed at 18:00.
Taman Ayun Temple :
Taman Ayun Temple is a Balinese Hindu temple located in Mengwi district, west part of Denpasar Town. This temple is one of the Mengwi empire heritance with the big fish pond surround it so that the temple looked like adrift on the water. It is very beautiful with the unique temple building which most own the high building with the step up to eleven levels. There is big court yard in front of the temple and the temples it self are fully decorated by the Balinese decoration are featuring this place as a tourist destination in Bali.
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace :
Jatiluwih is a name of country side located in the plateau area with the mountain as a backdrop. It owns very beautiful panorama of rice terrace unfolding from the foot of mountain to the sea. The cool atmospheres surround the area of Jatiluwih with the good water irrigation that makes this countryside as ideal for agriculture development. All the local residents wrestle the activities as the farmer and make this place as a source of agriculture producer in particular of rice.
Batukaru Temple :
Watukaru Temple by some people called Batukaru Temple is one of the six biggest Hindu temples in Bali located in the middle of rain forest and under the mount Batukaru . It is situated in the peaceful area with fertile tropical trees and beautiful sound of the bird surrounds it. There is a big fish pond located on the right side of the main temple and water douches are just beside of it. It is beautiful temple consisted of many temple building with the cool atmosphere cover entire the temple are.
Tabanan Hot Water :
Tabanan Hot Water is an alternative tourist destination in west part of Bali. It supply hot water from the volcanic which is contain the brimstone and useful for people who have skin disease . It is located on the hill bank with the river valley under it. The hot water is accommodated in swimming pool consisted of small and big pool . The spa, restaurant and accommodations are also completing this place as a tourist place in Tabanan regency.
Tamblingan Lake is a beautiful lake located in the plateau area and close to Bendugul or Beratan Lake. It is strategically located beside of the main road from Denpasar to Singaraja. The lake own very beautiful panorama with the green hill surround it. It is situated in the plateau area with cool atmosphere, rain forest and fogs are daily covering the whole area. Tamblingan Lake is one of tourist sites in Singaraja Regency that will be visited on this tour.
Blimbing Rice Terrace :
When returning from Lovina to Denpasar, we will stop at the famous countryside with breathtaking view of rice terrace. It is located in Blimbing countryside, Pupuan district and Tabanan regency, west part of Bali. You will see the beautiful rice terrace with the green rice field and mount Batukaru as a backdrop. It is situated in the plateau area with cool weather surround it and tropical plantations are also giving the captivate fascination.
Kerta Gosa :
Kerta Gosa is an ancient building designed with Balinese architecture that is an open house as jurisdiction place where the king announce the legislation, jurisdiction, penalization etc. Kerta Gosa building is very beautiful encircled by the fishpond with tropical plantations to add the artistic value that makes this place is good places to be visited. In its building roof, it is covered by full of ancient puppets picture depicting human life in eternity & also reward accepted.
Bukit Jambul :
Bukit Jambul is come from the word of Bukit that is meaning of hill and Jambul that is meaning of crest. Bukit Jambul is a beautiful place a green hill and rice terrace under it. In this plateau, we will see the beautiful valley that is encircled by the fertile tropical tree with the rice terrace as main focus. From this place, we can see the beautiful view afar with the background of hill, tropical trees and ocean.
Besakih Temple :
Besakih Temple is located in Agung mountainside owns very huge area with beautiful and artistic of building temple. It is the biggest Hindu temple in Bali with full of religious ambience and decorated by Bali style ornaments from the doorstep temple, holy idol made from stone, gate building joining with others to boost high etc. It owns the breathtaking view and active daily Balinese Hindu with their religious.
Gowa Lawah :
Is a Bats cave temple, one of the most sacred temples in the island which was built in 11th century. Inside the temple could be found a natural cave inhabited by thousand of Bats hanging down at the ceiling and some flying and holy-python snake often appear around the cave. People believe the cave is connected by a tunnel to the mother temple of Besakih.
Protected for centuries from the outside world by its surrounding walls, the village of Tenganan has maintained its ancient pre-Hindu customs through a strong code of non-fraternization with outsider. Here unique ritual offering, dances, and gladiator-like battles between the youth, armed with sharps-thorne pandanus leaves and primitive plaited shields. This area also famous for their woven material called “double Ikat” gringsing which is supposed to protect the wearer from the magic power.
Karangasem Palace :
The impressive three-tiered entry gate and the beautiful sculpture panels with the main building known as the Maskerdam, because the Karangasem kingdom’s acquiescence to Dutch rule that allowed it to hang on long after the demise of the other Balinese kingdoms. Besides the main building, there are two other buildings are worth to observe.
Water Palace of Tirta Gangga :
Water palace of Tirta gangga is a relaxing place in a high of ridge with sublime rice terrace vistas. The old water palace of Tirta Gangga was built in 1948 has several swimming pools and ornamented ponds, which serve as fascinating reminder of the old days of the Balinese royal kings.
Bali Museum :
Was established on 8th December 1932 and keeps a large collection of prehistoric and historical items including Balinese technological tools. Apart of being a place for recreation to visitors, the Bali museum has also become an object of research and exhibitions. The museum comprises several buildings and pavilions, including examples of architecture of both the palace and temple, with features like a split gateway and warning drum tower.
Badung Market :
Is the biggest traditional market in Denpasar, the market is visited by many domestic and foreign visitors therefore has been dedicated as an object of attraction. Daily household needs and handicrafts are available at this market.
Bali Art Centre :
Formerly is the base of Bali Art development project in Denpasar, performed in 1969 in order to perpetuate Balinese culture by 5 hectares land which has named Werdhi Budaya and than in August 16th 1978 became an institution named Taman Budaya. Bali art centre is usually used to hold yearly Bali art festival middle of June to July and also open for public.
The Monument of Balinese's Struggle :
Is a Balinese people struggle monument. The building shos lik the form of Genta/Bajra (the hind's priest bell). Located at Puputan Margarana civic centre Niti Mandala near the representative house of Bali and governor office.