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Best Places to Visit in Indonesia in 2019

  • Bali

    Bali
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    Province of Indonesia, Bali is on every travel enthusiast’s list. With an abundance gift of nature, Bali is known for its alluring arts which includes traditional and modern dance forms, its splendid sculptures, its flashy paintings, excellent leather, beautiful metalworking and amazing music. It has few smaller but outstanding islands like Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan which are loaded with adventure.

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    You can find peace and serenity in temples like Uluwatu Temple and Ulun Danu Beratan Temple. Mountains like Mount Agung promises to give a challenging hike and an extraordinary sunrise. Rice terraces like Tegalalang make a perfect scenic view for you to enjoy. Bali Museums will not fail to astound you and trip you down to fall in love with the country as it shows the authentic face of it. Balinese food is distinctive and you should not miss the authentic cuisines Bali has to offer you. You can try these amazing foods at the excellent restaurants like Club Med Bali, Who’s Who, Fair Warung Bale, and more.

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    Bali is one of the most popular islands and there is a reason for it. Since drenched in oceans and beaches, it is a hub of water sports. Addicts from around the world fly here to take adventures in the most beautiful backdrop. Moreover, adventure sports are also quite common here. It could take you to the heights so that you look at an island from a very different and unusual angle. And after getting tired from all of these, you can reside in one of the most amazing beach resorts. Not to mention, Bali is world-famous for its warm hospitality.




  • Bali Attractions

  • 01 Waterbom Waterpark

    Waterbom Waterpark
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    An important water theme park in Bali is Waterbom Waterpark which is lying amidst lush green forest and equipped with multiple fun and adventurous rides extending happiness to adults as well as kids. It is termed to be an indescribable oasis amidst the extensive stretch of Kuta beach. The water slides inside the park are quite amusing. They will slice through a huge area of 3.8 hectares that provide complete entertainment for kids as well as adults, equally.

    There are 101 ways to enjoy your time in complete thrill both on land and in water. This is a perfect choice for families as all the rides are safe and enjoyable. You can choose to dine out at cafes and this park is a one-stop entertainment capital of Bali.

    Highlight: The park uses only advanced salt chlorination water which is soft to the environment as well as on your skin. Twin Racers, Smash Down 20, Fast and Fierce, Double Twists, Green Vipers, Pipe Line, Lazy River, Super Bowl, Boomerang etc are the most liked rides in the park with enormous fun and thrill hidden inside. Both adults and kids can equally enjoy these rides since all of the meet the international safety standards.

    Entry fee:

    • For adults per one day: IDR 520.000 and per two days: IDR 880.000
    • For children per one day: IDR 370.000 and per two days: IDR 620.000

    The total package includes admission ticket, express entrance, prioritize Gazebo booking, towel, digital photos, lunch and 1 activity. It costs IDR 880 for adults and IDR 750 for kids.

    Location: Jl. Kartika, Tuban, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia.



  • 02 Kuta Beach

    Kuta Beach
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    Kuta Beach in Bali is the fulcrum of attractions in this region that located on the western side of the island and known as the most precious tourist destination on the island. Ngurah Rai International Airport is very close to the beach giving you easy access to it. There are a number of resorts near the beach which would give you inimitable views of the beach and the turquoise blue. Earlier, the beach was quite rustic and people used to do fishing here as it was the daily routine of the locals and later it started reforming and now it reached the glorious heights of being the most visited beach in Indonesia.

    The accommodations, restaurants, shopping locations, and the beautiful surrounding are the reason why it could attract more people toward the white sandy beach loved by the azure water all the time.

    Highlights: Kuta Beach never disappointed the visitors coming every year and during the peak season that is from July to August, and Christmas and New Year the beach is fully-booked by travelers.

    Activities: Beachgoers would love the appreciable beauty of Kuta and its welcoming attitude to surfing and it owes its development to the visitors from Australia. The sunset views from the beach are simply adorable and the lines created on the edge of the beach by the swaying coconut trees bring in more charm to the white shore.

    The nightlife, the parties and the leisurely spots near the beach keep the tourists entertained and vibrant throughout and that may be the reason behind why the beach is called the Mecca of beaches in Indonesia.



  • 03 Legian Street

    Legian Street
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    Jalan Legian Street a.k.a Legian Street is one of the most crowded, flamboyant areas in Kuta. It is the principal walking street located at the most popular beach resort area. It arrays a variety of good shops, bars, hotels and clubs on either side. Kuta and Seminyak are connected by this street. Shoppers or stroll lovers can be found anytime on the street, be it daytime or night. The street becomes lively around 11:00 pm and the roads will be buzzed and filled with enormous traffic till 4:00 am.

    Legian Street is a great place for partying and socializing. The shops on the sides will give you countless options to buy colourful stuff but the initial price tags given by the shopkeepers would be inflated. But you can get them at a feasible price after decent bargaining.

    Highlights: Daytime shopping centers and night time dining spots are the predominant places brimming with a huge crowd always. The spas and massage shops also will welcome you with a warm heart to experience the best therapies available in Bali. In addition to these, there are major outlets of famous brands where you can buy things at the retail price.

    You can visit the Ground Zero Monument which is situated at the southern end of the street. Or else, you will be led to Kuta Beach which can give you an awesome time of leisure. Rip Curl Legian Surf Shop, the Kopi Pot in Bali, Mama’s German Restaurant in Bali, Five Monkeys Bali etc are some of the top notched shops, clubs and dining stations in Legian.

    Timing: The Street will be opening its eyes around 11:00 pm at night and extends till it is early morning and this is one of the reasons why visitors love to stroll around Legian Market when they visit Bali.

    Location: Legian is located in Kuta and between Kuta and Seminyak. You can reach there from the airport by a prepaid taxi and the drive will take around 20 minutes.



  • 04 Kedongana Beach

    Kedongana Beach
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    Very close to the famous Jimbaran Beach is Kedonganan Beach which is famous for authentic seafood delicacies and relaxed resort stay with a bewitching view of the ocean. The extremely beautiful white sandy beach with a slope along with the regular remembrance of the calm waves to the shore is ideal for a perfect sunset view or a leisurely walk.

    The multiple restaurants offering different types of seafood will be quite buzzed every afternoon by the enlarged crowd of tourists and locals. Another attraction is the fish market where fresh fish caught by the fishermen can be purchased.

    Highlights: The romantically shining restaurants are the irresistible attraction on the beach where you get lip-smacking grilled seafood items and the dining settings that offer you the best sunset views are quite beautiful.

    Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, fishing etc are the favourite activities of tourists arriving at the beach. But a relaxed walk on the shore watching the calm waves slowly approaching the white sandy beach is something even more appreciable.

    Opening hours: You can visit the beach any time you would like to but most of the seafood restaurants will be opened around 04:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

    Location: Jalan Pantai Kedonganan, South Kuta



  • 05 Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conversation

    Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conversation
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    With an aim to protect the tiny eggs and thus increase the hatching rates of sea turtles started Kuta Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Programme Started almost 17 years ago. It was started by Mr. Agung and Wayan with 1 sea turtle nest which was protected with bamboo placed around the nest.

    There are Turtle Rangers to patrol the beach during the night to give the mother sea turtles safe place on the shore to lay eggs and go back to the ocean. They relocate the eggs to the hatchery at Kuta and wait for the next 45-60 days to get the eggs developed and hatched. When the eggs are hatched, the conservationists will return them to the natural habitat immediately.

    Highlights: Currently, tourists are also becoming part of the conservation programme hugely as the awareness about protecting these animals has gained prominence around the island. People can join the release of the baby turtles to the ocean so that they can spread the word to others and bring more people in order to be a member of the conservation team and protect more sea turtles like this.

    In 2012 and 2013, the authorities say that they could collect more than 50000 eggs safely and relocated them to the hatchery. Around 80% of them were hatched and released to the ocean.

    Timings: The nesting season on the beach is from March to September every year and the hatching season is from April to October. The nesting dates can be altered as the baby turtles will be hatched naturally when they are ready. During the months of June, July, August and September, the baby turtles will be released almost every day.

    If you visit Kuta during these months, you may be able to take part in this mind blowing social activity.

    Things to remember: When you visit the conservation centre, try not to touch the baby turtles or not to take photos of them with flashes on in order to protect their eyesight.

    Location: The beach is located a few minutes away from the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Tuban.



  • 06 Kuta Night Market

    Kuta Night Market
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    A buzzing enclave of food stalls that extend some rare fragrance of delicious food, other grilled food items, shops and busy roads with tourists and tourism workers is Kuta Night Market that opens its eyes nearly in the evening every day and goes on until early morning. The cheapest food in Bali would be available at the street food shops here but offering the best taste ever. Most of the tourists find the food awesome here and you can stroll around to find some authentic traditional restaurants as well.

    The market is comparatively small with limited stalls selling clothes and other items. Those who love to take a leisurely night amidst people but without much traffic and buzzes, Kuta night market will be a good option.

    Highlights: Asian and Indonesian food items are served at many of the restaurants here and they are awesomely tasty. If you love to try some delicious and traditional food styles, then choose any restaurants from the market and have a relaxed dining experience.

    Timing: Starts at 06:00 pm usually and goes on until midnight.

    Prices: Meals will be available at a price range starts at 15000 to 25000 Rp.

    Location: Jl Blambangan, Kuta, Indonesia.



  • 07 Kuta Square

    Kuta Square
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    Kuta Square is like the Times Square of Bali, a delightful and abundant shopping arcade with lines of stores, café’s and throngs of tourists filling the streets. This two-way avenue is flanked by rows of fashion outlets, hypermarkets, departmental stores, and plenty of dining options.

    You will come across surf retail outlets and top-ranging sports brands as well as famous name brands. Designer items such as Armani, Gucci, Versace and Donna Karan New York highlight the street sides with posters and mannequins in glass displays. Local quality brands such as Animale, Milo’s and Body & Soul can also be found here. Local jewellers such as Suarti and high-end batik outlets also offer unique items to visitors.

    Location: JalanBakung Sari, Kuta

    Timings: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM



  • 08 Kuta Theater

    Kuta Theater
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    Kuta Theater is the only place where you can witness a cultural show with a unique twist in Bali. The theater boasts nightly stage performances, with most of its cast in glittering Balinese dance costumes, The theater is a better alternative to the beach, as well as the clubs, bars, nightlife offerings in Kuta, and is simply a great place to visit before the dinner.

    As the stage curtains open to a simplify the rendition of the Legong Dance. Then the magicians and their supporting and characters take over the scene, performing sets of illusions with a touch of theatrical drama and mystery around it.

    Location: The theater is on the eastern side of Kuta’s Jalan Kartika Plaza, just across from the Bali Garden Beach Resort and upstairs in the second building at the Kuta Centre.

    Timings: Opened daily from 5 PM to 10 PM.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 17 USD.


  • 09 Dream Museum Zone

    Dream Museum Zone
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    A perfect 3D museum or a house of Illusion art which has started in Korea and currently the important piece of attraction in Bali is Dream Museum Zone. The numerous trick arts appear in the museum make its fame glitter. At the entrance itself you can experience the mind-blowing illusion trickery and as you enter the interiors you will be bewitched to see the labyrinth of an Egyptian pyramid.

    You will be taken to immerse into the world of imagination and then you will be lead to witness a never expected scenario. Places from Venice to Egypt to the Amazon you will come across and you will unknowingly pose for the best shots of your life. There are 120 art pieces created by renowned illusion artists belong to Korea.

    Highlight: Among the attractions, Renaissance and Luminescence pavilions steal the hearts of anyone visiting here. The Renaissance pavilion has a lot of parodies of famous paintings. Mona Lisa carrying a fruit basket or Van Gogh standing with shaving foam or different animal themes paintings are all making the interior quite amusing. You are free to pose as you are really in these places or situations as the 3-dimensional illusion art makes everything look like alive.

    Timings: 09:00 am to 10:00 pm on all days.

    Entry fee: USD 10 is the entry fee per person.

    Location: Jl. Nakula No. 33X, Legian. It is located at a distance of 1.6 kms from Seminyak.



  • 10 The Ground Zero monument

    The Ground Zero monument
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    The Ground Zero Memorial or Monument was opened in order to pay tribute to those who killed during the massive bomb explosions happened in Kuta in 2002. It came into existence in the year of 2004, on October 12. During the bomb explosion led by Jemaah Islamiyah terrorist group, three types of bombs were used claiming 202 lives including people from Australia in a large number, from Bali and other 20 nationalities.

    People from different parts of the world come to the memorial to mourn the death of their friends and relatives.

    Structure of the Monument: The monument exhibits the name of all those who died during the bombing and there are 22 flagpoles arrayed near the stone that represent the 22 nationalities of people who lost their lives. Also, there is a pool with a fountain in front of it. People come every year from different nations to commemorate the death of their beloved and pray for their souls.

    But currently, the condition of the monument is worse as it was not maintained well and cleaned. The pool has green algae in it and diminished the beauty. The flagpoles are empty and the beautiful stone carving decayed by mould. But people hope the Government will retain the monument since it is the major place where people from all over the world will come every year to pay tribute.

    Location: The monument is located in the center of Kuta. Walk east from Kuta Beach for 10 minutes approximately and then you are at the monument. You can also visit the Beach Walk Mall, the Bali Sea Turtle Society etc near.



  • 11 Pura Petitenget Temple

    Pura Petitenget Temple
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    Mark your footprints at the tranquil part of Seminyak that is the Pura Petitenget Temple that is known for its scenic location. The temple is established on the Jalan Petitenget and is quite accessible from everywhere.

    At the time of festivals, the temple is decorated with vibrant colored lamps and lights that add up to its beauty make it even more beautiful. If you are looking for a spot untouched by urbanization, then this is the right place for you.

    Highlights: Religious ceremonies at the temple, the decor of the temple at festivals, scenic beachside location.

    Location: Jl. Petitenget, Kerobokan Kelod, Kec. Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia

    T
    imings: 24 hours open

    Entrance Fees: None



  • 12 Bajra Sandhi Monument

    Bajra Sandhi Monument
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    Located overlooking the Bali Governor's Office, the Bajra Sandhi Monument is a mighty structure that signifies the struggle of the Balinese people. The monument was built back in the late 19th Century and the elegant architecture is rectangular in shape.

    The main building has three floors and is named the Utama Mandala. The second Mandala is used for meditation and is an epitome of serenity where one can soothe the soul. The entire edifice is enclosed by the courtyard and is called the Nista Mandala. 

    Location:
    Jl. Raya Puputan No.142, Panjer, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80234, Indonesia

    Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.

    Entry Fee: Starting from INR 250 per adult.



  • 13 Devdan Show

    Devdan Show
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    Devdan is a familiar name for all Bali lovers, the treasure of the Indonesian archipelago. The famous stage performance depicting high energy visual treat for the spectators, Devdan represents the wide variety of Indonesia’s culture. It is a combination of traditional Indonesian dance activities with modern contemporary dance, internationally recognized acrobatic attractions, colourful yet glittering costumes, and of course the brand new high-tech special effects. 

    On this 90 minutes long performance, the audience will be taken to a magical extravaganza that displays the tradition and diversity of the Indonesian archipelago, extending from Bali to Sumatra to Java to Papua etc. The costumes and music that accompany the performance are quite Indonesian and thus it attracts people fast and they will be amused to see the unpredictable mélange.

    Highlights: While you are on a tour of Bali, Devdan Show must be included in your itinerary as it promises complete entertainment and fun-filled time for you. The show is featured to entertain the guests with the artistic and natural attractions that are the part of Indonesian lifestyle.

    Devdan show is performed four times a week at the newest and most advanced theatre of Bali in the heart of Nusa Dua. The artists and performers from the different parts of Bali are well trained and experienced. They have done a number of performances at the theatre for many years and still continuing in pulling the crowds.

    Timings: The show will be on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 07:30 pm and the duration is for 90 minutes approximately.

    Entry fee:

         -Adult: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR, Prime View- 1,105,000 IDR, Good View- 8,45,000 IDR and Rear View- 5,20,000 IDR
         -Child: VIP- 1,560,000 IDR and for other seats child has to pay 50% of the published rates.

    Location: Komplek ITDC, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia



  • 14 Tanah Lot

    Tanah Lot
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    Homing a wide array of Hindu pilgrimage centers Tanah Lot is an abode of serenity. Gaining the importance of prominent tourist attraction Thanha Lot is the picture-perfect place that has exceptional frames and even a novice can capture amazing pictures.

    The age-old Tahna Lot temple is an iconic pilgrimage site and is adorned with rock formations. The dramatic formation of rocks along the waters are perfect for family vacations and one can plan a visit with family as well as friends.

    Location:
    Beraban, Kediri, Tabanan Regency, Bali 82121, Indonesia

    Timings:
    7:00 am to 7:00 pm

    Entry Fee:
    None.



  • 15 Kuta Karnival

    Kuta Karnival
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    A major event in Kuta is Kuta Karnival in which hundreds of tourists from all over the world come and partake with utmost joy and enthusiasm. It happens every year with a number of entertainments and fun activities on the beach of Kuta. In 2017, it is going to happen in October with a series of events like Kite Festival, Balinese Arts, Cartoon exhibitions, food festival, Movie Screening and much more.

    2017 festival is going to focus on Bali Food Festival which would be the mega event and it is for those who love to try out different foods available here. It will be filled with a lot of stalls that represent the multi cuisines from different parts of the world.

    Highlights: Though every year, the Karnival comes up with multiple events, the colourful street parade and exhibitions based on environmental things are quite amazing. The beach becomes filled in multi colours and it sinks to the rhythm and happiness spread by hundreds of people coming from every part of the world.

    Best time to visit: Kuta Karnival usually happens in the month of October every year. There are different websites which announce the date of the carnival officially. Before you plan your trip, it is good to check the Bali tourism sites and find the dates.

    Location: The event happens at Kuta Beach in Bali. It is accessible from the city by car.



  • 16 Mount Batur

    Mount Batur
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    While you are in Bali you should picked this Kintamani tour which permits you to trek to Mount Batur. Head out for an exciting trek to Mount Batur and welcome the sun in the early morning when the entire world is snoozing. Trek to a stature of around 1717 meter and experience the marvellous magnificence. Mount Batur is considered as one of the sacred mountains by the Hindus. This volcanic mountain draws individuals from distant locations abroad for its shocking beautiful beauty.

    The dawn trekking in Bali is exceptionally well known among the vacationer everywhere throughout the world. Feel the difficulties as you trek through the dimness and achieve the top to appreciate the stunning dawn. This is a twofold treat for the photography sweethearts where they can click some astonishing photos of the dawn and the environment. 

    Highlights:
     While heading out on this trek you can also enjoy some lavish breakfast right there along with your friends.

    Price: 
    Approximate cost starts from 60 USD per individual

    Location:
     Mount Batur is located at the center of two concentric calderas North West of Mount Agung on the island of Bali.

  • 17 Uluwatu Temple

    Uluwatu Temple
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    Uluwatu Temple, or Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of six fundamental temples thought to be Bali's holy pillars, is famous for its majestic location, rested on top of a sheer cliff approximately 70 metres above sea level. This temple also yields the marvelous sunset backdrops as that of Tanah Lot Temple located on the island's western shores.

    This temple is unquestionably one of the top points on the island to enjoy the stunning sunset delight, with uninterrupted views overlooking the gorgeous Indian Ocean. Balinese structure, traditionally-designed gateways and antiquated sculptures add to Uluwatu Temple's appeal.

    Without an uncertainty, what makes Uluwatu Temple spectacular is its cliff-top environment at the end of a plateau 250 feet above the waves of the Indian Ocean. Several archaeological relics found here confirm the temple to be of megalithic origin, dating back to the 10th century. There are two entrances to Uluwatu Temple, from the south and the north.

    Timings:
    The visiting hours for the temple is from 9 AM to 6 PM.

    How to Reach:
    Take the bypass main road to Nusa Dua and to Jimbaran and then follow the ascending road up to Uluwatu.


  • 18 Geger Beach

    Geger Beach
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    A neat and clean beach in Nusa Dua is Geger Beach which calls tourists and travelers to spend a good time there with the playful waves. The busy beach is a great attraction located in Nusa Dua. It is situated from the highway leading to Nusa Dua and the white sand beach always glisten and the sea is calmer when compared to the beaches in Kuta or Balangana Beach. 

    You can find a lot of seaweed farmers here who work to drive their lives ahead. Along the shore, there are a lot of cafes and small restaurants where you can spend time and sit happily for hours. Also there is a temple at the end of the beach.

    Activities: Geger Beach is a beautiful host for multiple activities; both water based and land based. Still, it is famous for swimming, diving, surfing, beach games including golf. Or, you can simply sit and relax watching the waves approaching the shore and the serenity which is quite appreciative all the time.

    Highlights: There are glittering star restaurants and hotels near the beach making it familiar and easily accessible for the tourists.

    Location: Desa Adat Peminge, Sawangan, Nusa Dua, Indonesia.



  • 19 Seminyak Beach

    Seminyak Beach
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    Seminyak is the colourful, laidback tourist destination in Bali where the beach front resorts and shops capture any one warmheartedly. The overwhelming location which is filled with a huge number of tourists is considered to the most fashionable destination. The flamboyant beach is the main reason behind the flow of people toward the city. Alluring beach restaurants and boutiques add to the existing beauty of the location completely. The beach promises a secluded, relaxed ambience compared to other famous beaches in Indonesia. 

    The nightlife of the beach is the ultimate highlight. Those who come to witness the bewitching sunset will extend till the darkness starts sprawling across the beach since the whole region will be lit up in the glittering lights emitted by the beach side spas, boutiques, hotels, resorts and restaurants.

    Activities: Horse riding, surfing, leisure walk, snorkeling, scuba diving etc are the main activities tourists love to do when they come to Seminyak beach. Since the peaceful beach is incomparably beautiful, one can come simply relax by lying down on the clean seashore looking at the sky, especially after the sunset, it would be depicting an alluring picture.

    Location: It will take around 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach Seminyak from Bali International Airport.



  • 20 Trick Art Gallery

    Trick Art Gallery
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    Trick Art 3D Gallery is a fun and new interactive attraction to visit, where visitors can execute fun poses of all sorts against the professionally crafted paintings and murals to create stunning three-dimensional illusions. There are approximately 80 pieces of life-size and realistic murals to interact within the gallery, from famous blockbuster movie characters and classical paintings to fairytale and magical themes.

    This facility appeals to your imagination and has worked hard to present something for the whole family. children will mostly opt for the most subtle themes and adults will most likely to enjoy the classical masterpieces.

    Location: Stationed at the Seminyak end of Sunset Road and can be reached by taxi.

    Timings: Opened daily from 9 AM to 10 PM.

    Price: Approximate price starts from 20 USD


  • 21 Sindhu Market

    Sindhu Market
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    Delve into the culture of Indonesia and stroll along with the stalls of spices and dried fish the market is famed for. Ranging from the hidden gems market to the clothing shops, there is a wide list of options for locals and tourists alike.

    Make sure that you add  Sindhu Market to the itinerary list of Denpasar, as this is the place where you can shop countless things. Apart from this, you can even shop souvenirs that could be the local handicrafts or the magnets of Denpasar that all over in the market.

    Location:
    Jl. Pungutan No.2, Sanur, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80228, Indonesia

    Timings: 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

    Entry Fee: None.



  • 22 Trunyan Village

    Trunyan Village
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    If you are a history freak then this Trunyan Village is a must visit for you.  The people of Trunyan are from a customary town in Bali known as 'Bali Aga', or 'Old Bali'. These individuals from Trunyan Village carry on with an extremely conventional day by day life that is immensely not the same as whatever remains of Bali. 

    The Trunyanese don't incinerate their dead. After a purging custom, the dead body is set in a bamboo confine (privately known as ancak saji) under the Taru Menyan tree. Taru Menyan signifies 'decent noticing tree'. This tree emanates a scent that neutralizes the smell of rotting bodies.It is additionally this tree from which the name Trunyan is determined.

     Location: Trunyan Village is located at the foot of Mt. Abang on the eastern shore of Lake Batur.



  • 23 Museum Pasifika

    Museum Pasifika
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    When you visit Bali, you should visit Museum Pasifika an important art museum founded by Moetaryanto P and Philippe Augier in 2006. It represents the Asian Pacific’s variety of cultural artefacts. It displays more the 600 artworks created by 200 artists belong to 25 different countries. It was initiated by a small circle of French and Indonesian art lovers and artists. The collections in the museum are roaming around the cultural and traditional lifestyle themes. 

    One of the famous painters in Bali Nyoman Gunarsa’s and a Javanese artist Raden Saleh’s works are depicted inside the museum to set some examples. The purpose of such museum ranges from awareness to education to the visitors as well as the locals of Bali about protecting the powerful art forms the country has ever witnessed.

    Highlights: Museum Pasifika has a number of galleries, around 11 of them which display different artefacts from different countries around the world. Room 1 showcases Indonesian artists while room 2 has Italian artists in Indonesia. Dutch artists in Indonesia are in room 3 and French ones are in room 4. Room 5 collects the Indo-European artists in Indonesia while room 6 has managed to act as a temporary exhibition centre. 

    Artists on Indochina Peninsula, on Polynesia and Tahiti are preserved in room 7 and 8. Room 9 possesses premier art of Vanuatu and the Pacific Island Paintings of Aloi Pilioko and Nicolai Michoutouchkine. Room 10 preserves Tapa of Oceania and Pacific artefacts while the last room has several artworks from Japan, China, Thailand, Malaysia etc.

    Timing: The museum is open on all days from 10:00 am to 06:00 pm.

    Entry fee: For adults, the entry fee is IDR 70000 and for children under 10 years of age, the entry is free.

    Location: Complex Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) Area Block P, Benoa, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80363, Indonesia.



  • 24 Museum Le Mayeur

    Museum Le Mayeur
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    Featuring the exceptional artworks of the Belgian painter Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur, the Museum Le Mayeur is a place for art lovers. With the artwork of the bygone era to the modern style of art, where one can spot everything.

    The interiors of the house of the artist are being kept in the museum where one can gape the exclusive art and know a lot more about it with the indicated piece of history.

    Location:
    Jl. Hang Tuah, Sanur Kaja, Kec. Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

    Timings: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

    Entry Fee: Starting from INR 20



  • 25 Lotus Lagoon

    Lotus Lagoon
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    Lotus Lagoon in Candi Dasa has umpteen number of admirers from all over the world since it displays an amazing sight with an expansive water body brimming with pink and fuchsia lotuses and there is a small garden with statues in the centre. Tourists as well as locals come to enjoy the sight of Lotus Lagoon every day. While you come across the road, you will be able to see a temple on a higher elevation and the temple is the reason why the area got its name.

    There are two shrines situated amidst the densely forested hillside. Once you reach there, you will be getting a better sight of the lagoon as well as the sea and the beach which together make Candi Dasa look so pleasant and glamorous.

    Highlights: The lagoon will always be beautiful with a number of lotus in it and people who would love to spend some time to relax with peaceful environment, this is the best choice.

    Location: Jl. Raya Candidasa, Sengkidu, Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia



  • Nusa Tenggara

    Nusa Tenggara
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  • Nusa Tenggara Attractions

  • 01 Karma Beach

    Karma Beach
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    This private beach is part of Karma Kendara resort, located in Ungasan on the Bukit Peninsula, and is also known as Nammos Beach - the name of the private beach club of the same resort. Access down to the beach is very limited, with views of the white sand beach and azure waters.


    This is one of the most exclusive beaches in Bali, with a strict entry fees and policies. For just Rp. 500,000 you can descend via the inclinator to the private sands of the Karma Kandara Villa, where your entrance fee includes purchase of food and drinks. This might seem a little pricey to you but it will all be worth it while you lounge by the sands and indulge in delectable Mediterranean cuisine without street hawkers hassling you.

    Activities: Apart from lazing around in luxury, you can even watch a movie while the sun sets on a large projector screen set up for guests.  



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  • Papua Attractions

  • 01 Baliem Valley

    Baliem Valley
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    Baliem Valley, also called as the Grand Valley and is home to Dani people and their culture. The population of the place is around 200,000 which at times can make the valley a bit crowded.

    Highlights: Wamena is the main town in Baliem Valley. Visitors can trek through tribal villages or can stroll around all of the three major markets in Wamena. People can shop for canned goods, electronic products, car parts, clothing and much more at these markets. One can also indulge in some excellent ice cream specially imported from England. Tourists can visit the 400 years old mummy at Akima which is among the major attractions of the place. Baliem has gained prominence due to beautiful locales and landscapes.

    Location: Baliem Valley is located in central Highlands of western New Guinea at an altitude of around 1,600-1,700m.

    Timings: Open 24 hours.

    Price: Accommodation cost in Baliem Valley is rather reasonable but travelling is costly as fuel is expensive here. A car rental for a day costs around $75 without fuel.