Pura Besakih – This thousand year old temple is one of the biggest temples in Bali. It is situated on the slopes of Mt. Agung. There are three main temples dedicated to the Trinity: Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu. A visit to the temple is considered a special pilgrimage for the people of Bali.Terraced rice paddies-A beautiful landscape between Candidasa and Amalpura.
Tanah Lot-Built by one of the last priests who came to Java in the 16th century, this temple is built on top of a rock surrounded by sea on all sides. The temple is mainly to offer homage to the guardian spirits of the sea.
This is the shadow of where we’re standing.It is one of the still active volcanoes at an altitude of 5,635 feet and considered one of the second holiest mountains on the island.
Ubud-Ubud’s Museum, Purl Lukisan is a wonderful place to observe and appreciate the Balinese art. Art work of famous artists like Hans Snel, Antonio Blanco and Arie Smith can also be seen here.
Things to do in Bali
Though only an island, Bali has innumerable activities that can be indulged in.
Don’t miss out on the many beautiful beaches here like those of Nusa Dua, Sanur and Kuta. You can laze around here.
Shop for exotic items made of wood, leather, carvings and stone. Bali is well known for its exquisite handicrafts, antiques, artifacts, stone carvings, paintings and masks. There are lots you can choose from.
Have fun tasting the many different dishes made out of the staple food of Bali – rice.
Go for submarine diving or take a walk in the ocean. If possible, try out white water rafting.
For the adventurous, bungee jumping and surfing are great options while those wanting an aerial view of all the exotic scenery can go for a helicopter ride.
Foreign currencies can be easily exchanged here with ATMs available in most places.
Traveling in Bali
Traveling in Bali is simple and uncomplicated. You can make use of buses, mini buses and bemos (actually a minibus or van with a row of low seats on either side) to move about within towns. Cars can also be hired and motorcycles used but do be wary when you are going alone as you need to be careful when you are on your own.
Source : Traveltourist.net