Orchid gardens, cool beaches and ancient temples, all these and much more add to the popularity of Bali, a popular Indonesian destination. Ideally set between islands of Java and Nusa Tenggara, Bali is one of the 18,000 islands that together form the whole of Indonesia. A visit to its top five tourist attractions is enough to learn about its vast and colorful Balinese culture and traditions. So, come and read on to know about the top five tourist attractions of Bali.
When discussing about the top five tourists attractions in Bali, you can’t miss out its capital, Denpasar. Best known for its cheap food, this city is a true shopper’s paradise. Those perfect in bargaining can expect to buy great stuff from its Pasar Badung market. Denpasar also offers you to have a peep inside Bali’s rich culture and history by visiting its Bali Museum.
After Denpasar, it’s Kuta that gets the credit for attracting tourists to Bali. In fact, it won’t be wrong to say that much of Bali’s tourism depends on Kuta. A hub of resorts, restaurants and nightclubs, Kuta is one of the most highly rated attractions of Bali. You can easily check out the nightlife and the urban sprawl with a short visit to this place during your Bali tour. When it Kuta, feel free to explore the beautiful Kuta’s beach, known for its curved white sand stretches.
Art lovers simply can’t resist watching the stunning Balinese paintings at the famous Ubud’s Museum “Purl Lukisan” in Bali. Watch out for numerous art galleries and some really attractive modern art works at Ubud. Other than “Purl Lukisan”, visit “Neka Museum” to see beautiful Balinese paintings. This artistically rich place is also worth exploring owing to its pleasant weather round the year.
Tuban, a former fishing village is yet another popular tourist attraction of Bali. If you wish to see the sunrise or sunset in Bali, then Tuban is the right place to see it in all its glory. Peaceful yet attractive, this place is still undisturbed from the city hustle bustle. Staying at Tuban is also not a problem as there are many good resorts set up on its white sand beach. Tourists can easily reach this place, as it is located at a five minute walking distance from the airport.
Pura Besakih, the biggest temple complex in Bali
Also known as, “Mother Temple of Bali”, Pura Besakih is proudly known as a popular tourist attraction of Bali. Call it a temple or a sanctuary of Besakih, this place is considered one of the holiest and biggest Balinese temples. Set up on the slopes of Mt. Agung, Pura Besakih houses the Trinity shrines. Pay a visit at this temple to see Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva shrines along with 18 other separate sanctuaries of different caste groups. A series of steps leads you to this modern temple that comes alive on all the major festivals of Bali.
So, now you know what all to explore during your Bali tour, remember to pack in your camera to preserve the memorable moments of your trip.