Often my friends ask me, « but exactly where is bali ? ». Ok i will help you :-).

Bali is located in Indonesia, between the island of java in its west side and the lovely small island of Lombok on its east side.

Bali is a really green island, rich of history and culture and a famous travel place. You can discover impressive paddy field ans volcanoes, temple :  People are mainly hinduist.

I have many good souvenirs from my last trip to Bali.

Let me show you a map picture :

Where is Bali Indonesia map - map of bali
Where is Bali Indonesia map – map of bali

Let’s the geography apart, from my own experience , here somes :

Interesting places to visit in Bali island :

Jatiluwih rice terrace

Bali island
Jatiluwih rice terrace – Bali


Bali island


Goa Gajah

Wake up the Indiana Jones inside you. This temple is fascinating, especially the old destry ruins cover, by moss, inside the deep valley. The sanctuary was buit around the 9th century.

JL Raya road – rice terrace


Besakih Temple

Pura Besakih temple – Bali
Pagoda – Pura Besakih temple – Bali island
Pura Besakih temple – Bali

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

The temple of water Pura Ulun Danu Bratan is located on the lake Bratan (or Danau Beratan) in the north part of Bali.0

The temple was erected in the 17th century. It is dedicated to Shiva worship but also to the goddess of lake, river and water Dewi Danu.

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan - Bali
Bali island
Pagoda - Pura Ulun Danu Bratan - Bali
Pagoda – Pura Ulun Danu Bratan – Bali

Pura Tanah Lot

Located in the south coast of Bali, Pura Tanah Lot is one of the seven temple of the sea of Bali island. The site is particularly impressive with the temple build on rocks , shape by the tide of the sea.

Pura Tanah Lot - Bali
Pura Tanah Lot – Bali
Pura Tanah Lot - Bali
Bali island – Temple of the sea

Kerta gosa (Taman Kertha Gosa )

Kerta Gosa was an ancient hall of justice. Located in the city of
Semarapura, the capital city of the Klungkung Regency in Bali in south-east of Bali. Approximately 20 km at the east of Ubud.

Kerta Gosa - Bali
Kerta Gosa – Bali – Bali island
Fresque - Kerta gosa - Bali
Fresque – Kerta gosa – Bali island

The pagoda of Mengwi – Pura Taman Ayun

Pagoda - Menwi - Bali island
Pagoda – temple Pura Taman Ayun – Mengwi – Bali island
Pura Taman Ayun - Mengwi
temple Pura Taman Ayun – Mengwi -Bali island

Gunung Kawi

The funeral monument and temple of the Gunung Kawi complex is located in the center of Bali island, nearly 20 km nork of Ubud and near Tirta Empul site. The site of Gunung kawi is of the eleventh century.

Gunung Kawi funeral monument - Island Bali
Gunung Kawi funeral monument – Island Bali

Tirta Empul

The temple of water of Tirta Empul is an amazing site of spring where balinese take ablution. The hindhu temple, from the 9th century, is dedicated to Vishnu.

Tirta Empul holy bath - temple of water
Tirta Empul holy bath – temple of water
Tirta Empul koi
Tirta Empul koi

Mount Batur

Bali Volcano - Mount batur
Bali Volcano – Mount Batur
Bali Volcano - Mount Batur
Bali Volcano – Mount Batur


Pura Luhur Batukaru temple

Pura Luhur Batukaru – Bali


Tegallalang Rice Terrace

Ubud

Ubud is an excellent central point for discovering Bali.

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You may be interested by this article :

http://olivierbergeron.com/things-to-do-in-bali/

wiki : Bali

Bali Discovery : http://www.balidiscovery.com/

Info Indonésie : http://www.infoindonesie.com/

Inside Indonesia : http://www.insideindonesia.org/

Pura Ulun Danu Beratan : http://www.bali-indonesia.com/attractions/ulun-danu-beratan-temple.htm

Kerta Gosa : http://www.thebalitoday.com/news/kerta-gosa/

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