Bali, which is referred also as The Island of Gods or The Island of A Thousand Temples, is located between Java and Lombok. The larger Java is located to the west while Lombok is situated to the east of Bali. Geographically, Bali is the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Administratively, Bali is one of the 33 provinces of Indonesia with Denpasar at the southern part of the island as its capital.
Bali is home for small Hindu community. In 2010, 92.29% of the total population of 3,891,000 adheres to Balinese Hindu. The rest of the number adheres to Islam, Buddhism and Christianity. Bali is famous as the largest tourist destination in Indonesia and also well known all over the world. The popular image of the island is that it is rich with sophisticated arts like traditional and modern sculpture, leather, painting, dance, music, metalworking and the luxury hospitality.
Most popular area and places in Bali
Ubud is small village in the central of Bali. Known as the art center in Bali, famous for it’s regularly nightly traditional dance performances. Art Gallery and Art Museums are something you will mot missed while you are in Ubud.
Kitamani is a stunning scenery and beautiful area has a cool climate that suitable certain fruits and vegetables. You can also enjoy the quiet moment at the lake Batur and hot spring water.
Bedugul is a small lakeside village over looking Lake Bratan. Cold weather since it is located in the highland. Here you can enjoy the most favorite fresh fruits (Strawberry) from the plants and rent a jetsky to enjoy some watersports. It’s cool place for taking pictures.
Candidasa is located in south of Mount Agung (the biggest mountain in Bali), is a quaiant seaside resort from which to explore the secluded bays and ancient temples. Near by is Pura Besakih is the most important, the largest and holiest temple of Bali. Amed & Tulamben, The coastline of Amed is a stretch of bays with volcanic rock shorelines and the occasional black sand beach. This area is great for diving and snorkeling, offer a great variety of corals and sea life from pygmy seahorses and frog fish to barracuda and tuna. There is a small Japanese shipwreck that can be dived or snorkeled and for a larger wreck experience the renowned American battle ship wreck at Tulamben is just 20 minutes around the corner.
Tanah Lot Temple is sea temple a place of worship the gods of the sea and guard one part of Sad Kahyangan Temple; sightseeing is very convenient when enjoyed in the sun will sink or sunset, because the shadow of the sunset reflecting in the sea at the back of Tanah Lot will create beautiful scenery with a silhouette.
Jimbaran is a fishing village located south of Ngurah Rai International Airport, known as the famous seafood restaurants on the beach.
Kuta is the most popular and busy area in Bali. Many International and local tourist come here for cheap shopping, clubbing and enjoy the sunset at white sand beach. Also many restaurants, bars and many renowned surfers who visit from Australia.
Seminyak is more upmarket with mostly luxury accommodation and fashionable shops, high-end restaurants, bars and spa. The atmosphere is much more sophisticated and the beach in particular is quieter during the day
Uluwatu Temple is situated at an altitude of 97 meters from sea level, on the bridge of rocks high and steep and overhanging the sea. This temple is one of the Temple of Heaven Sad believed by Hindus as a buffer from the nine cardinals. Its also famous beach Pecatu often used as a place for surf sports. International events are also often held in this place.
Nusa Dua and Tanjung benoa is known as an enclave of large international 5-star resorts in south-eastern Bali. Beautiful white sand beaches and there is an attraction that you have to see when u visit the beautiful Island of Bali. The place is quiet, beautiful, charming and makes a lot of foreign and domestic tourists visit this place. This place is a so called reef with a narrow opening. The waves come in this narrow opening, and when the waves hit the reef, pressure rises and blow up, and that’s why this place is called Water Blow, located in the peninsula Nusa Dua region (BTDC).
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