10 Places to Visit in Bali
Bali is one of so many islands in Indonesia lying in between Java and Lombok. The provincial capital is Denpasar. Bali is known as tourist destination because of its culture, landscape and unique arts like painting, dance and sculpture. If you are planning to visit Bali for your next holiday destination, here are some places for you to visit:
1. Pantai Tanjung Benoa
It is the name of a beach in Southern part of Bali. This is a beautiful beach with clean and white sands along the beach. In this beach, you can find many kind of water sports like Jet Ski, diving, and parasailing. You can also rent a boat and headed to Penyu Island where you can see the biggest breeding and maintenance of turtle in Bali.
2. Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
In this place, you can see the sculpture of Lord Vishnu who is driving a Garuda bird
It is a holy temple and a relic of Dang Hyang Nirartha during his mission to spread the Hindu religion in Bali. The story, Dang Hyang Nirartha was a holy man who came to Bali in 16th century. Uluwatu was the last destination of his journey and went to heaven. This temple is guarded by monkeys said to be the loyal followers of the holy man.
4. Alas Kedaton
Alas Kedaton is a small jungle with a holy temple, guarded by monkeys and giant bats.
5. Tanah Lot
This is a famous place in Bali because of the uniqueness of a temple in the middle of the ocean and the beauty of the sunset panorama.
A village that is famous with the making of Batik. In this village, the people will demonstrate the process the making of Batik from the beginning to the end. You can also buy the ready stock if you wish.
It’s another famous village in Bali. In this village, we can find so many houses producing silver. If you are going there with a tour leader, your tour leader will take you into one of the house to see the activities and how they are producing the silver in traditional way.
This village is not far away from Celuk. It is famous with their paintings.
Kemenuh is a village famous with wooden sculpture. If you are looking so many wooden sculpture in city area, most of them are produced in this village.
It is also known as international village. You can see so many restaurants, hotels and souvenir shops along the street in Ubud. You can also find some art museums in this village like Neka, Antonio Blanco, Arma, etc. You can also stop by in Ubud Art Market where you can find cheap handicraft products.