Free Bali Travel Guides

Free Bali Travel Guides

In this Bali Travel Guides, you probably have known that the paradise is often used to describe about Bali. That’s happen for good reason. The combination of friendly people, hospitable, amazing culture infused with spirituality and the beautiful with the magnificent beaches of wonderful surfing and great diving in Bali. It makes Bali Indonesia as a popular tourist attraction. 8% of international tourists visit Bali Indonesia.

Below I will write a little bit about bali travel guides, they are..

1. Ubud
Ubud is famous as the centre of Balinese painting. Puri Lukisan Museum in Ubud exhibits a collection of Balinese art modern works, dating from the turn of the century. Besides that, there are also well-known artists’ galleries and homes, such as Dutchborn Hans Snel and American Antonio Blanco.

The "Young artist" style now popular in Balinese painting was introduced by the Dutch painter Arie Smith. In the past, other foreign painters inspired Balinese artists to adopt western techniques but traditional Balinese paintings are still made and sold another museum called "Neka Museum" has a wide collection of paintings both by Indonesian as well as foreign artists who used to live in Bali. Ubud has several small hotels. Located on a higher altitude with a pleasant climate.

2. Nusa Dua
Nusa Dua is a beautiful tourist resort in the Bukit Peninsula, in the southern of Bali. Some of the most luxurious hotels are located in Nusa Dua. This resort is famous with its beautiful clean white beaches and its clear water. It is also a perfect spot for surfing, starting gently along the peninsula’s northern side, and getting bigger along the south part. Taxi will be the most suitable transportation to have to go to and from Nusa Dua.

3. Batubulan
Driving northeast from Denpasar, stone figures on the roadside mark the village of Batubulan. Divinities and demons are carved from sandstone for ornaments of houses and temples.
Visiting the workshop to watch the working artists are allowed.

4. Kuta
Kuta is a blossoming tourist resort, especially for the young people. It used to be only a quite village passing by from Denpasar to the Bukit Peninsula, but not it is one of the most famous Balinese tourist resorts. It is another excellent spot for surfing. Unfortunately, due to some current circumstances, it is less suitable for swimming. Anyhow, coast guards are ready on constant day time duty. Kuta beach is facing the west that it is a perfect spot to enjoy the sun set.

Accommodation ranges from international hotels to home stays. The village abounds with restaurants, shops, discotheques and other tourist facilities. It is easier to find regular performances of Balinese music and dance in Kuta, staged specially for tourists, than anywhere else in Bali. Some performances are staged nightly. The village is ideal for meeting and mixing with other people, locals as well as visitors from abroad.

5. Tanah Lot
Tanah Lot is the location of the most sacred and important sea temples. The temple is built on the rock top in the 16th century by the Javanese last priest coming to Bali and it is surrounded the sea. It is believed that the temple is built to respect the sea’s guardian spirits, and that it is guarded from the evil and trespasser by the poisonous snakes found under the rock. The late afternoon will be the best time to visit Tanah Lot because the temple is in silhouette.

6. Gianyar
Gianyar is known as the textile industry’s centre. It used to be the capital of one of Bali’s powerful kingdoms. The unique product from this region is the Ikat weaving that Balinese people use in their traditional clothes. Some informal tours can be held in a number of textile factories.

7. Pura Besakih
Puri Besakih is best known as the Balinese mother temple located on the Mount Agung slope. It is the most sacred and biggest temple in Bali. It is built over a thousand year ago. The temple has ascending steps through split gates which lead to the major courtyard where the holy Trinity are ornamented with flower offerings and wrapped in cloth.

Around the three main temples dedicated to the Trinity: Shiva, Brahma and Wisnu, are 18 separate sanctuaries belonging to different regencies and caste groups.
To the Balinese, a visit to the temples sanctuaries is a special pilgrimage. Each has its own anniversary celebration or "Odalan". The sight of the temple against the background of the mountain is impressive and during festivals, coloured banners add a touch of gaiety.

8. Terraced rice paddies
Despite of any weather, sunny, gloomy or rainy, the terraced rice paddies gives a scenic beauty that will be a remarkable trip. It is located between Candidasa and Amlapura. Tourist may have lots of time for photo stops.

9. Pura Kehen
Pura Kehen is the one of the religious temple complexes in Bali. It is the largest one and is located in Bangli. Tracing back to its origins, it was built at the beginning of the 11th century. Tourist will find a huge banyan tree shades along the first courtyard.

10. Gunung Batur
Gunung Batur is a still-active volcano at 1,717 meters (5,635 ft) above the sea level. Balinese people worship it as the second most sacred mountain in Bali (after Gunung Agung) that is symbolizing the element of female, while Gunung Agung is the male one.

I hope what I wrote above about Bali travel guides will help you when you explore Bali.
Enjoy your trips ^_^

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