Uluwatu Temple

At the western most tip of Bukit Peninsula, this is one of Bali’s nine “directional” Kayangan Jagat Temples. The location is dramatic, perched on the edge of a high cliff with a picturesque sunset view. The temple was first used for worship by the holy 11th century priest, Empu Kuturan, who came to Bali to bring religious law and to form Desa Adat (traditional villages). The area where the spectacular sunset can be viewed is filled with the scent of frangipani blossoms. Continue reading Uluwatu Temple

Traditional Village of Baha

The population here is dominated by workers and the traditional farming community who own wide rice fields, and by the “Subak” organization that mainly functions to regulate water distribution for irrigation. The uniformity of the typical entrance gates of the family compounds combined with the traditional housing structures present a charming appearance for the village. Continue reading Traditional Village of Baha

Tanjung Benoa

Located north of Nusa Dua, this is a beautiful white sand beach area where visitors can enjoy many types of water recreation and sport such as snorkeling, parasailing, diving, boating, sailing, glass bottom boating and more. This area is an extension of Nusa Dua Resort, with easy access to its luxurious hotels and other tourism facilities. Continue reading Tanjung Benoa

Taman Ayun

“Taman Ayun” means beautiful garden, located in the villlage of Mengwi, 18 km west of Denpasar, is indeed one of Bali’s most picturesque temples. The King of Mengwi, I Gusti Agung Anom, built its stately proportioned courtyards and large surrounding moat in the year 1634. Containing both the Royal family ancestral shrines and the storied Meru Shrines to the major deities, Taman Ayun became the main temple for the ancient kindom of Mengwi. Continue reading Taman Ayun