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Best Places to Visit in Nusa Dua Bali - an enthralling locality

The locality of Nusa Dua in Bali offers a host of interesting places to visit. These attractions, some of which are listed below offer diverse experiences for visitors that should appeal to all.

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Nusa Dua Beach

Naturally no trip to Nusa Dua would be complete without visiting the attractive local beach. In addition to various resorts you will find numerous attractions here including the possibility of enjoying various water activities. The waters in proximity to the beach are relatively tranquil and well-suited for activities like swimming or snorkelling. Surfing enthusiasts on the other hand will be enthralled by the opportunities offered by the conditions farther away from the shore, which offer an excellent reef break. You will also have the opportunity to head out into the seas in a glass-bottomed boat, and also enjoy fishing in these waters if you are so inclined.

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Nusa Dua Islands

The two picturesque islands to be found just off Nusa Dua are an attraction in themselves as they are always interesting places to visit. The southern islet is somewhat larger in size and offers a number of interesting attractions for the visitor. On this island you will find an extensive grassy expanse which is often made use of as a venue for international banquets and other events. However on other days it may be enjoyed as a recreational venue as it features numerous attractive pavilions and a number of other interesting monuments. You will also find a little temple on the sands, whilst watching the mighty waves crashing against the limestone rocks is another engrossing sight.

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Devdan Show

If you like inventive dramatic performances you are sure to be enthralled by the remarkable Devdan Show which is staged regularly at the well-known Nusa Dua Theatre. This appealing stage performance which involves many parts of the vast Indonesian nation recounts the story of a boy and a girl who come across an enchanted chest. This magic chest contains various items which represent each of the many islands to be found in Indonesia, as well as the fascinating cultures native to each island. The choreography is excellent, with skilled dancing artistes and acrobats providing great entertainment for the viewer. The outstanding sound and lighting systems add to the magic of the performance.

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Museum Pasifika

An attraction of an entirely different kind is the captivating Museum Pasifika. Within this engrossing establishment you will find an intriguing collection of culturally and historically significant artefacts as well as artworks from as many as 200 recognized artists representing 25 different countries. Many of the various artworks feature themes like the traditional Balinese lifestyle and facets of the local culture. You will find noteworthy works from well-known artists such as Raden Saleh, a prominent Javanese artistic luminary and Nyoman Gunarsa, a well-known painter from Bali. If you require a Bali convention centre an excellent choice would be the Bali International Convention Centre, a well-equipped facility that meets high standards.

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Geger Temple

This attractive shrine is considered to be a cultural and historical highlight amongst the modern developments to be seen in the beach area of Nusa Dua. This appealing temple makes a captivating sight atop picturesque cliffs overlooking a stretch of soft white sands. The site is particularly attractive for landscape photographs, as you will find panoramic views here with the imposing Mount Agung in the background. Formerly a barren stretch of coastline where local residents went about their traditional way of living, now this location is a cultural attraction amidst the many tourist-oriented features of the area.