Places To Visit In Bali

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Here are the top 207 tourist attractions to see in Bali:

1. Tanah Lot

Tanah Lot

4.3

31 kms
from city center

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1 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Located on a beautiful offshore rock in Tabanan regency, Bali, Tanah Lot or 'Land on the Sea' is a Hindu shrine believed to be about 500 years old. An amalgamation of Balinese and Hindu mythology, the base of the temple is carved with sea snakes and offers a natural source of holy water, providing v...

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2. Ulu Watu

Ulu Watu

4.4

54 kms
from city center

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2 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Situated at the south-western tip of Bukit in Bali, Uluwatu attracts surfers of all levels from around the world to its exciting shoreline. The waves are composed of five world-class surf breaks, and the hotels and restaurants overlooking the Indian ocean provide a magnificent view. The Pura Luru Ul...

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3. Kuta Beach

Kuta Beach

3.5

43 kms
from city center

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3 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Kuta beach heralded the era of tourism in Bali. A few minutes away from the Bali airport, Kuta attracts hundreds of visitors to its golden sands and surf waves making it one of the busiest and liveliest beaches the country has to offer. A plethora of cheap options for accommodation, food and beach c...

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4. Ubud Art Market

Ubud Art Market

3.5

26 kms
from city center

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4 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Located right opposite the Puri Saren Royal Palace, Ubud Art Market is the ideal place to buy something authentic to Bali From ikat woven skirts and woodcarvings to oil lamps and brass statuettes, this market has all kinds of handicrafts. With relatively higher quality and greater varierty of produc...

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5. Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple

4.0

40 kms
from city center

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5 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Known as Bali's 'Mother Temple', Pura Besakih is a majestic Hindu temple complex perched on the slopes of Mount Agung in Bali. The complex houses 23 separate temples and is believed to be atleast 2000 yearso old. Surrounded by stream and rice paddies, the primary deities of this beautiful temple are...

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6. Tegalalang Rice Terraces

Tegalalang Rice Terraces

3.8

23 kms
from city center

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6 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

The Tegalalang Rice Fields in Ubud, Bali is a break away from the typical commercialized structures, offering a calm, beautiful scene of rice terraces that gently melt into paddy fields across the valley. Capture some exquisite photographs of the landscape, have coffee at one of the quaint little ca...

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7. Mount Batur

Mount Batur

4.6

33 kms
from city center

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7 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Called "Gunung Batur" in the local language, Mount Batur is an active volcano in Indonesia. At 1717 metres (around 5,600 feet) above sea level, it offers a spectacular view of its surroundings - the majestic Lake Batur, nestled amongst black lava from the last explosion in 2000, and adjacent to...

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8. Bali Safari & Marine Park

Bali Safari & Marine Park

2.7

39 kms
from city center

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8 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

The Bali Safari and Marine Park is one of the most popular animal theme parks of the island, and is home to over 100 species of animals from India, Africa and Indonesia. Located in Gianyar, it features endangered species such as Orangutans, Komodo dragons and White tigers. One can get close to the a...

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9. Goa Gajah

Goa Gajah

4.7

30 kms
from city center

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9 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

A few kilometres from Ubud, Indonesia, Goa Gajah or the "elephant cave" is a spiritual and cultural attraction filled with Buddhist and Shaivite relics and carvings. A wide-eyed demon-like structure welcomes you at the cave entrance, which further leads to a serene pool inside. The intricate stonewo...

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10. Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary

3.4

27 kms
from city center

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10 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

A natural habitat for over 600 Balinese long-tailed monkeys, the Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud, Bali serves as a tourist hotspot owing to both its religious and wildlife value. With roughly 115 species of trees combined with the numerous monkeys looking for handouts from tourists, make this...

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11. Nusa Dua Beach

Nusa Dua Beach

4.4

53 kms
from city center

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11 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Often described as an 'All Inclusive' beach, Nusa Dua has everything one could ask for - shopping complexes, high-end hotels, museums, even an 18-hole golf course! The pristine white sand and blue waters provide for an awe-inspiring scene to rejuvenate your senses, and the additional facilities of s...

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12. Dream Beach

Dream Beach

2.2

54 kms
from city center

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12 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

The most popular of the three Nusa islands in Bali, Nusa Lembongan hides on its southwestern coast the Dream Beach, a remote 115m stretch of pristine white sand. With low-lying cliffs and rock formations, the beach provides a panoramic view of the ocean and is known for the breather it offers from t...

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13. Sekumpul Waterfalls

Sekumpul Waterfalls

4.4

21 kms
from city center

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13 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Nothing spells natural paradise like a gorgeous waterfall, and Sekumpul waterfalls in Northern Bali have at least 7 of them! Sekumpul, meaning 'a group of', is a collection of seven waterfalls located in north Bali. Fed by upland streams, they are considered the most beautiful waterfalls on the...

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14. Pura Taman Ayun

Pura Taman Ayun

3.8

24 kms
from city center

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14 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Built-in 1634 by the Raja of Mengwi dynasty to honour his noble ancestors, Pura Taman Ayun or the ‰ÛÏbeautiful garden‰Û� is an ancient temple in Mengwi, Bali. The ornamented gateway of the temple leads to a fountain spouting water through nine jets to represent the nine gods of Hinduism. The old-wor...

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15. Waterbom Bali

Waterbom Bali

4.9

44 kms
from city center

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15 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Named Asia's Number One waterpark, Waterbom in south Kuta, Bali offers an adventurous water-filled day for families and friends visiting the island. It has a plethora of rides for everyone- from the "Lazy River" for the relaxing couple to the adrenaline-pumping 20m tall "Boomerang". The various dini...

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16. Tirta Empul

Tirta Empul

4.0

26 kms
from city center

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16 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Built in 962 AD during the reign of Warmadewa dynasty, Pura Tirta Empul or Holy Water Temple is the legacy of a traditional good versus evil tale. It is home to a holy mountain spring that feeds the Pakerisan river, and is revered for its ritual purification by devotees. Visitors can admire the temp...

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17. Padang Padang Beach

Padang Padang Beach

3.2

52 kms
from city center

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17 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

One of the many surfing spots Bali has to offer, Padang Padang beach on the Bukit peninsula features a long stretch of white sand ideal for building sand castles and sunbathing, while the blue waters draw pro surfers. Lined with cafes and shops, the beach gained fame for being the backdrop to Julia ...

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18. Pandawa Beach

Pandawa Beach

4.3

57 kms
from city center

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18 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Nestled in the southern corner of Bali, Pandawa beach, also called 'the secret beach', is a 1 km stretch of stunning shoreline flanked by precipitous hills on either side. Inaccessible until recently, the newly carved entrance invites you into a spot of untouched beauty, allowing you to sunbathe and...

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19. Balangan Beach

Balangan Beach

3.1

50 kms
from city center

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19 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Located about 20 kms south of Kuta, Balangan Beach is a scenic beach in Bali famous for its golden sands and surfable blue waves. Attracting surfers worldwide, the hill from where the beach descends offers a panoramic view, and the beach itself is dotted with warungs serving refreshments. Ideal for ...

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20. Gitgit Waterfall

Gitgit Waterfall

4.3

18 kms
from city center

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20 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

About 10 kms from Singaraja, Air Tejung Gitgit or Gitgit waterfalls offers a refreshing experience for visitors to the Bali highlands. A wooden walkway leads to the 40m tall gushing waterfall, which falls into a rocky pool. One can take a dip in the picturesque pool in lush greenery, before heading ...

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21. Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

2.8

11 kms
from city center

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21 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Situated west of Lake Bratan in Bedugul, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is a 17th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu trinity of Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva. Surrounded by the lake which gives it a 'floating' appearance, the temple is constructed in traditional Balinese style with tiered shrines to honour the Hind...

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22. Lempuyang Temple

Lempuyang Temple

4.4

60 kms
from city center

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22 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Pura Lempuyang Luhur is a Balinese Hindu temple located on the slopes of Mount Lempuyang in Karangsem. Lying 1175m above sea level, reaching the temple requires a steep climb of over 1700 steps. However, one can stop along the way to take some beautiful pictures of the panoramic Mount Agung and the ...

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23. Bingin Beach

Bingin Beach

2.4

52 kms
from city center

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23 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Located just 10 minutes from Uluwatu temple, Bingin beach in Pecatu is the ideal spot for experienced surfers looking for challenging waves. Hidden by limestone cliffs and uneven rocks, getting here is quite the struggle; however, the view at Bingin beach makes the effort worth it. For non-surfers, ...

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24. Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali

Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali

4.2

38 kms
from city center

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24 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

The prime museum for Balinese Culture, Museum Negeri Propinsi in Bali is the island's central museum located in its provincial capital Denpasar. Housing over 10,000 artworks, the museum has a variety of pieces on display- from prehistoric stone sarcophagi to dance costumes and masks, making it ...

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25. Ubud Palace

Ubud Palace

2.8

26 kms
from city center

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25 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

An itinerary to Bali is incomplete without a stopover at Ubud Palace, located right on the main Jalan Raya Ubud road. Built in the 19th century by the ruler Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel, the palace's front section with its gardens and carvings is a visual delight, while international events on art, musi...

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26. Double Six Beach

Double Six Beach

2.4

40 kms
from city center

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26 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Double six beach in Seminyak offers a chilled-out ambience with golden-white sands and blue waters. Daytime sees tourists relaxing in sun loungers under parasols, and the waters are fairly good for surfing. The clubs and restaurants across the beach makeit lively at night, and the beach is a popular...

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27. Jimbaran Beach

Jimbaran Beach

3.5

49 kms
from city center

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27 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Coral reefs, sun-loungers and luxury hotels - Jimbaran beach has everything to offer for a beach-lover. A strip of land connecting mainland Bali with the Bukit peninsula, the beach is a mellow resting place offering tranquillity and peace, with a variety of dining options to have a scrumptious meal ...

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28. Seminyak Beach

Seminyak Beach

3.5

40 kms
from city center

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28 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Also called the 'Spa and boutique shopping capital of Bali', Seminyak beach offers a more upscale experience than its immediate neighbours Kuta and Legian. With a quiet and laid-back atmosphere, this beach has some of the best fine-dining restaurants in Bali in addition to the luxury resorts and vil...

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29. Melasti Beach

Melasti Beach

4.3

41 kms
from city center

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29 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

A recently discovered gem of Bali, Melasti beach is a picturesque attraction located in Ungasan. Flanked by limestone cliffs, the white sands and clear blue waters are ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Best when visited during low tide, when small pools are formed between rocks and little fish can ...

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30. Green Bowl Beach

Green Bowl Beach

3.1

57 kms
from city center

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30 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

One of the most secluded beaches in Bali, Green Bowl beach is located in Ungasan, about 15 minutes from any town. The steep descent of hundreds of steps make this beach less populated, with only a few surfers and adventurous folks willing to make the effort. Limestone caves on the beach are perfect ...

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31. Echo Beach

Echo Beach

2.4

35 kms
from city center

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31 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

About 14 kms from Denpasar and Past Canggu's greenery, Echo beach welcomes you with its stunning black sand and sunset, great reef breaks and seafood cafes. A hotspot for surfers during the day, the beach acquires a laid-back vibe in the evenings with its beanbags and parasols. Well-maintained by th...

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32. Tukad Cepung Waterfall

Tukad Cepung Waterfall

4.3

34 kms
from city center

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32 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Located in Tembuku in Bangli regency, Tukad Cepung waterfalls is a must-visit for the breathtaking view it offers. After a steep 15-minute trek, one needs to wade through waist-deep water and gravel to reach the site. The effort is worth it however; the majestic waterfalls crashing while sunlight st...

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33. Ayung River Rafting

Ayung River Rafting

3.8

26 kms
from city center

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33 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

A popular sport in Bali, white river rafting is a pastime for the more adventurous, and Ayung River is the place for it.

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34. Bali Bird and Reptile Park

Bali Bird and Reptile Park

3.8

34 kms
from city center

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34 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

The Bali Bird And Reptile Park is a fun-filled journey for those fond of animals, for adults as well as children.

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35. Nungnung Waterfall

Nungnung Waterfall

4.2

15 kms
from city center

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35 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Between Bedugul and Ubud lies Air Terjun Nungnung, a beautiful waterfall to refresh your senses. Located about 900m above sea level,the waterfall is surrounded by lush greenery and is a great spot for nature-lovers. However, the water is a little rough for swimming, and the 500-step pathway to acces...

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36. Suluban Beach

Suluban Beach

2.4

53 kms
from city center

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36 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Situated in Labuan Sait close to Uluwatu and Padang Padang, Suluban Beach is a scenic beauty obscured by limestone formations and full of rocky openings and mini pools. Accessible only through a narrow and steep pathway, the beach offers waves from 3-12 feet, making it a delight for surfers of all l...

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37. Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

3.7

39 kms
from city center

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37 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Bali's beaches are not just beautiful on the surface, but provide a thrilling experience underwater too. From shipwreck remains at Tulamben to the largest biorock reef site at Pemuteran, Bali has an adventure for all kinds and all levels of divers. It's best to go diving during the dry months, and a...

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38. Atuh Beach

Atuh Beach

4.1

76 kms
from city center

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38 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Located on the south-eastern coast of Nusa Penida island, Atuh beach is ideal for those seeking a breathtaking view without the commercialized setup. Flanked by green cliffs one either side, a stairway leads the way to the white sandy shores. A few stalls sell refreshments along the coastline, and t...

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39. Mount Agung

Mount Agung

3.7

46 kms
from city center

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39 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Bali's spiritual centre, Mount Agung is the highest mountain in the province.

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40. Legian Beach

Legian Beach

2.3

41 kms
from city center

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40 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

The undisputed nightlife hub in Bali, Legian beach promises to have you grooving the night away at its numerous bars and nightclubs scattered across the sandy shores. Midway between Kuta and Seminyak, Legian offers you the best of both worlds in a surf paradise that does not give you a sense of crow...

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41. Pura Ulun Danu Batur

Pura Ulun Danu Batur

3.4

28 kms
from city center

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41 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Located in Kintamani, Central Bali, Pura Ulun Danu Batur is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Lake Goddess Dewi Danu. Comprising of nine temples, the majestic compound features 285 shrines and is one of the most important temples in Bali. The temple was damaged by volcanic eruptions before being rebui...

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42. Kanto Lampo Waterfall

Kanto Lampo Waterfall

4.1

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42 out of 207
Places To Visit in Bali

Kanto Lampo Waterfall is a hidden gem located in gianyar district. A realtively path through the beautiuful rainforest leads to the rapidly falling waterfall. One can wade around in the pool below the waterfall and climb teh boulders in the area for some stunning photograps. Ideally visited during d...

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