Bali’s must-see sights
Bali is bursting with a unique, and local culture . Extend your stay and relax in the island of paradise. We’ve picked out our top things to do in Bali to get a true flavor of the city’s culture and history. Bali, The Island of Gods.
The Insta-famous Bali Swing on Tegallalang Rice Terraces
The swing offers you breathtaking views of jungle and river below as you soar through the air. The staff will take your guidance on high you’d like to fly. Don't worry about safety as you are strapped into a safety harness before taking on this thrilling ride!
Pura Tirta Empul, The Bali’s Sacred Water Temple
Tirta Empul was founded in 926 A.D and is still being actively used to this day. Although it is a sacred place of worship to the locals, tourists from all over the world are welcome to experience the beauty and participate in the purification rituals. In 2017, the former US President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia and Natasha, made Tirta Empul one of their selected sites to visit and experience.
The Colourful Artwork at Ubud Art Market
The Temple in the Clouds
This is one of the most majestic sights in Bali—come for sunrise to get the best, least crowded results—and it’s also a significant Hindu temple. Other stunning temple destinations around Bali include Tanah Lot’s ocean temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu which sits high up on a cliff-face overlooking Uluwatu’s famous surf breaks.
The Sunrise Views atop Mount Batur
The Sacred Bali Lakes
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 Hindu gods.
The View over Kelingking Beach
Nusa Penida, Bali
We’ve all seen that iconic bird’s eye view of the emerald green cliff-line soaring into the sky from the turquoise waters below. Well, this Insta-famous spot is located on Nusa Penida, the neighbouring island to Nusa Lembongan and just a 40 minute boat ride from mainland Bali. Head to Kelingking Beach to get that all-important shot, but make time to explore the rest of the island too.
The Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park
The central icon is the incredible monument of Garuda Wisnu Kencana, one of the tallest and largest modern statues with over 120 meters in height and 64 meters in width. The landmark depicts the Hindu God Vishnu riding aloft on his winged mount Garuda. Vishnu is considered a member of the holy trinity of Hinduism along with Shiva and Brahma. He is the most important God of Vaishnavism, the largest Hindu sect. Garuda is an eagle-like creature with human features in Hindu mythology.