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Must Do Things in Bali - Enjoying Bali

If you are visiting Bali, there will never be a lack of "to do" things. However, here are a few tips on things that you must absolutely not miss while touring the beautiful country.


Visit the Tanah Lot Temple

This temple is among one of the most eminent cultural landmarks in Bali. The beautiful sunset views and the coastal line that sets the perfect backdrop for the Tanah Lot Temple makes it quite unique and gives it charm. The temple is basically an age old Hindu place of worship which is built beautifully on top of a rock projection, that is surrounded by the elegant sea waves and their everlasting tranquility. The site of the temple also hosts many other small places of worship along with various facilities for visitors such as shops, eateries and various cultural performances. The temple lies approximately 20 kilometers towards the north western side of Kuta.


The Tegallalang Rice Terraces

Imagine the beautiful sight of a lush green piece of land where rice plants laden heavy with harvest is beautifully landscaped to accommodate an ancient irrigation system known as a "subak". That is the blissful vista that awaits you at the Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud. The Balinese history says that a man of clergy, Rsi Markandeya passed on the irrigation system and the land to the next generation which marked the beginning of this paddy field.


A Journey to the Ubud Monkey Forest

The Ubud Monkey Forest is a sacred forest area which has also turned into one of the most loved attractions in Bali. The sanctuary hosts a large number of macaques and is well protected. The forest offers you a chance to not just enjoy the antics of the lively monkeys in their natural habitat, but also offers a tranquil place of rest and nature-watching. The old temples and shrines in the midst of the dense vegetation add character and charm to this one of a kind forest.


Treat your Inner Artist at the Ubud Art Market

Psar Seni Ubud is the local name used for the magnificent Ubud Art Market that combines colour and activity in a beautiful pattern. Open daily for business the market showcases shirts of light fabrics, silken scarves, kites, statues and other handcrafted goodies


The Bali Safari and Marine Park

If you are looking for a fun-filled and leisurely day out for your entire family, try the Bali Safari and Marine Park. The park is well known as the biggest most often visited nature hangout in the country. The Bali Sagari and Marine Park was opened to the public in the year 2007 and since then has attracted many nature lovers and animal enthusiasts alike. The park approximately measures around 40 hectares located in the Gianyar region. The park also provides a safe haven for about 60 species. You could travel through the park by means of the safari bus and get caught up in the many amusement parks, elephant shows and beautiful aquarium. If you are planning on visiting the park, you could stay at a Seminyak hotel in Bali or others in the region such as Anantara Seminyak Bali Resort and several others, and make an excursion during the day.