Who doesn’t know Bali Island? I am sure all of you already know Bali Island. Maybe, someone has memorized about tourist attractions on the island of Bali. Although some have never visited this one Indonesian tourist destination. This time, Twisata will invite you to get to know more about the natural beauty that can be found on the island of Bali, especially for those of you who have never been here.
Bali Island is an island in the area of the Republic of Indonesia and is the most famous in almost all corners of the world. This island holds natural beauty and cultural uniqueness that is still attached to this day. In addition, the friendly hospitality of its inhabitants is also the hallmark of the island of Bali, and can make us feel at home for a long time traveling to a destination known as the Island of the Gods. Culture in Bali can indeed be said to have been preserved from generation to generation, not because of the many tourists who visit it, but indeed the commitment of the Balinese people who will continue to maintain their culture so that it becomes the hallmark of Bali itself.
As the most famous tourist spot in Indonesia, and having a resort combined with the beauty of a dazzling beach and sparkling nightlife, made Bali Island as the Travel Magazine’s version of the World’s Best Island in 2009. And in 2010 it also got award with the second rank of Best of Travel 2010 by Leasure Magazine. There are various nicknames from Bali, some know Bali as the island of the Gods , the island of paradise and some are calling it the island of a thousand temples.. The extraordinary natural charms such as the expanse of verdant rice fields and provide calm and a sense of peace, the towering volcanoes that look close and large, and the beauty of the beach and its amazing stretch of sand make you longing for yourself before leaving Bali.
Besides that Bali is also known for its art. Lots of works of art are produced from the hands of local residents which are certainly very interesting and unique. Usually the works of art are displayed in an art gallery which is found in many tourist areas on the island of Bali. Apart from art, the island of Bali also has the richness of distinctive and dramatic dance, as well as very diverse traditional ceremonies. The culinary world is also very diverse. So if you visit this island, you will find a wide variety of dishes from Balinese, Indonesian and even foreign dishes all in Bali. Most of the Balinese people adhere to Hindu beliefs or religions, and it can be said that the Balinese people are very devout in religion. most of them educate their lives in traditional ceremonies, which aim to maintain world peace. It is not surprising that the island of Bali has a lot of uniqueness which makes a surprise for those of us who don’t know Bali.
Tourist attractions in Bali are also a gathering place for tourists from all over the world, from those who intend to come to enjoy the beauty of the mountains, lakes, to those who come and intend to enjoy the beauty of the beaches and surf the waves in Bali. Not only that, many tourists also come to Bali just to shop and spend their time here.
History of the island of Bali
According to the book written by I Ketut Wiana, he is the author of a Hindu religious book and at the same time a lecturer, and the resulting book is entitled Why is Bali Called Bali ?. In the book, I Ketut Wiana explains the meaning or meaning of the word Bali itself, namely Bali is a form of hope of the ancestors or ancestors who first discovered this tiny island.
Until now, the name Bali itself is very difficult to trace its origins. However, several researchers have found several inscriptions that mention the origin of the name Bali. The inscription is thought to have originated at the time of King Jayapangsu, and includes the Buahan D inscription (1103 Saka). In the Buahan D inscription, words or phrases are found that read ” … ..pinaka pangupajiwaning soul, wardhana ring Bali Dwipa “. Where the previous sentence has the meaning of the word source of livelihood for the growth of every population on the island of Bali.
Effective Travel and Transportation Routes to the Island of Bali
Exploring tourist attractions in Bali does require accuracy. So that, your tour becomes more time-efficient and of course money-saving. This is because there are many tourist destinations in Bali, while our time on vacation to Bali is very short. Most of the tourists spend their time visiting tours in Bali between 4 – 7 days, even then not all tourist destinations can be visited. Below this tour will describe effective routes for those of you who will visit tourist attractions in Bali.
To go to Bali Island is not as difficult as if we visit Raja Ampat tours. You can travel to the island of Bali by air, land and sea. If you travel to Bali by air, you can land directly at Ngurah Rai International Airport, and if you take sea and land routes, you can cross through Ketapang – Gilimanuk Port for tourists from the West, and Padang Harbor. Bai for those from the east of the island of Bali. by using the ferry
Arriving on the island of Bali, you can choose to stay in the Kuta beach area. Why? Because there are so many choices of hotel types, ranging from the cheapest prices to the most expensive ones, besides that it is also due to its strategic location and close to many tourist objects in Bali.
Destinations or tourist attractions on the Island of the Gods, Bali
There are so many destinations or tourist attractions on the island of Bali. There are approximately 50 tourist attractions here, including the following:.
|Pan Pacific Nirwana Bali Resort||Pura Luhur Uluwatu||Ubud Monkey Forest|
|UBUD||Amed Beach||Bali Bird Park|
|Bali Handara Golf & Country Club||The Ritz Carlton Bali Thallasso & Spa||Mandara Spa from Bali|
|Four Seasons at Jimbaran Bay||Nirwana Bali Golf Club||Lovina Beach|
|Kuta beach||Shelf||Eat – Pray – Love and Escape in Ubud|
|Besakih Temple||Nusa Dua||Tegalallang|
|Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in the Bedugul Plateau||Tanah Lot||Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park|
|Dreamland||Sanur Beach||Tanjung Benoa|
|Kintamani||Yeh Sanih||Bali International Convention Center|
|Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center and Hotels in Nusa Dua||Green Bowl Beach (Bali Cliff)||West Bali National Park|
|Toya Bungkah||Penelokan||Menjangan Island|
|Pemuteran Village||Nyang Nyang Beach||Suluban Beach|
|Petitenget Beach||Waterbom Bali||Pulaki Temple|
|Kedisan village||Canggu Beach||Taman Nusa|
|Seminyak Beach||Setia Darma Mask and Wayang House in Gianyar Bali||Pandawa Beach|
|Krisna Balinese Souvenirs||Buyan-Tamblingan Nature Park||Les Buleleng Village|
|Singaraja||Puri Lukisan Museum|
That is a list of tourist attractions on the island of Bali that you can visit when on vacation in Bali.
Typical Balinese souvenirs and culinary
Just like the destination, by – by special Balinese is also very much like it. So, it becomes a magnet of its own that never runs out of appeal. Below is a typical Balinese gift that you should not miss when you visit the tourist attractions in Bali
- Disco beans
- Milk pie
- Pia Lenong
- Pork Skin Crackers
- Kitamani coffee
- Bali Home Spa
- Celuk Bali Silver Craft
- Balinese Beads Craft
- Balinese Batik
For Balinese culinary, it is also very rich with its specialties, and the following are Balinese culinary delights that are very tempting for tourists visiting the tourist areas in Bali.
- Duck Betutu
- Pork roll
- Porridge Menguh
- Nasi Jinggo
- Tepeng Rice
- Sate Plecing
- Sate Lilit
- Chicken Tum
How complete is not it? You can choose a culinary menu in Bali, of course, according to your taste.
Tips for Visiting the Island of Bali
Most people who intend to visit a tourist spot in Bali don’t want their vacation to be annoying, booring or boring. It does not rule out that you are too, so try before you travel to prepare as early as possible the needs as long as you visit the tourist attractions on the island of Bali that you want to go to. The following are some tips on having a vacation to the island of Bali so that it can be fun.
1. Bring your identification card (KTP / SIM).
The thing that should not be missed if you are traveling to Bali is an identification card, it can be a SIM or KTP. Why is that ?. Because the card is indispensable for hotel registration, conditions for renting tourist equipment and so on. Besides that, an identification card (KTP / SIM) can also save you if there is a raid from the officer which is usually done suddenly.
2. Keep your valuables in the Hotel Safe Security Box .
If you have luggage that is classified as luxury, you should store it in the place provided by the hotel. This is to avoid the risk of loss, which is caused by theft and negligence. Doing so will minimize unwanted incidents.
3. Bring Cash.
This one thing should not be missed either. It seems a bit complicated, but bringing cash will really help you, especially when visiting tourist attractions in remote Bali, where in these conditions it is very difficult to find an ATM machine.
4. Respect the Group Who Conducts the Diversity Procession.
In Bali itself, religious ceremonies or processions are often carried out, which are carried out in random and running slowly. If you are driving, do not honk your car horn. In addition, if you intend to take photos, do not use Flash, and if you visit places of worship and meet a priest, keep your seat in a lower position than the priest who is leading religious rituals.
5. Bid on the items to be purchased.
Most of the tourists who visit tourist objects on the island of Bali, shopping activities are not to be missed. Tips for shopping on the island of Bali when buying goods are, bargain for the items to be purchased until a mutual agreement is reached, between you and the merchant. This is independent of the items for which the fixed price is printed .
6. Not Swimming In Prohibited Areas.
Traveling is an activity whose aim is to release fatigue, not to find problems. There are several tourist attractions in Bali where swimming is prohibited. So you must comply with these rules, if there is a prohibited area for swimming activities. So that your safety can be maintained.
7. Not Bringing Drugs.
Examination of Narcotics and Drugs – Illegal drugs is very intensively carried out by officers in Bali. So it is advisable if you are going to visit Bali, do not bring goods – drugs like drugs.
8. Women do not enter the temple area during menstrual conditions
That’s a review of tourist attractions in Bali . Hopefully this review can be useful for those of you who are going to visit the island of Bali.