Kertha Gosa

These pavilions, built in the 18th century, are located at the main road intersection side of the town of Klungkung, 40 kilometers northeast of Denpasar. They are especially known for their ceiling murals, painted in the traditional “Wayang” style, depicting punishments in hell for miscreants, and higher up on the ceilings you will find the rewards in heaven for those that have led a good and honest life. Read more » Kertha Gosa

Nusa Lembongan

This small island is one of the most popular destination for day trippers from Bali. The trips can takes about one and two hours from the Bandung Strait, depending on wheter you sail or motor boat. One of the main attractions of the island is diving and snorkeling, with amazing corals and tropical colorful fishes, crystal clear water and white sandy beaches. Lembongan’s large neighboring island, Nusa Penida has a somewhat more ominous reputation and less popular. Read more » Nusa Lembongan

Klungkung

This is the smallest Regency, lying east of Gianyar. It covers only 121 square kilometers, including three islands; Nusa Penida, Lembongan, and Ceningan. Despite its size, its influence on Balinese culture has been powerful. Read more » Klungkung

Goa Lawah

About 43 kilometers east of Denpasar, one of the most sacred temples in Bali, which was built in the 11th century by the high priest “Empu Kuturan”, inside the temple, one will find a natural cave inhabited by thousands of bats hanging down from the ceiling, flying around, and singing as well as holy phyton snakes that often appear around the cave. Read more » Goa Lawah

Bali for The World

Some peaceful places you need to visit …

Badung

The Regency of Badung, which is located between 08 degrees south latitude and 115 degrees east longitude, is shaped like “keris”, a traditional sword in Bali. The Regency, which has only 418.52 square kilometers of land, is divided into six districts (kecamatan), 40 administrative villages (desa dinas and kelurahan), and as many as 117 traditional villages (desa adat). Read more » Bali for The World