Bali is a dream island and every person wishes to go there at least once in a lifetime. This paradise on earth attracts so many people of different ages and there’s non-stop party that goes on all year round. If you want to get away off beaten track and recharge your batteries, Bali is the most perfect place for this. Here are five top places that you must visit:
- Tanah Lot
Tanah Lot Temple is one of Bali’s mort important must-see places. It is famous for its unique offshore and sunset backdrops. An ancient Hindu shrine perched on top of an outcrop amidst constantly crashing waves. There is no doubt that Tanah Lot Temple is simple among Bali’s not-to be missed icons.
- Uluwatu Temple
Uluwatu Temple is considered to form part of other six key temples that are believed to be Bali’s spiritual pillars. It is renowned for its manificent location, perched on top of a steep cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also shares the splendid sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot temple. Uluwatu is definitely one of the top places on the island to go to for a sunset delight with direct views overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean and daily Kecak dance performances. Balinese architecture, traditionally- designed gateways, and ancient sculptures ass to Uluwatu Temples’ appeal.
- Ubud Monkey forest
On the fringes of the Ubud main centre, Ubud Monkek Forest is one of Bali’s several grey long-tailed macaque-inhabited forests and perhaps the best known. Also famous as Sacred Monkey Forest of Padangtegal, and by its official designation as Mandala Wisata Wenara Wana, Ubud Monkey Forest is a place of scientific research as well as a site of spiritual and cultural aspects with temples sanctified by the local villagers deep within its grounds.
- Ubud Art Market
The Ubud Art Market, locally referred to as ‘Pasar Seni Ubud’ is located opposite the Puri Saren Royal Ubud Palace and is open daily. Here you can find beautiful silk scarves, lightweight shirts, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats; statues, kites and many other hand-crafted goods.
- Bali Safari and Marine Park
It is Bali’s largest animal theme park. The park is home to over 60 species, all roaming freely within their enclosures built to closely mimic their natural habitats. Bus safari take visitors on tours ‘around the world’, and animal talent shows are held regularly. Aquariums holding exotic fish specimens are nearby.