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117 Best Bali Attractions Every Tourist Must See

Bali is one of the most popular destinations for the young sun-seeking crowds in the Indonesian area. It is known for the nightlife, shopping, art, culture as well as the bustling beach scene. Other visitors looking to learn more about the life of the Balinese, explore the natural attractions of the area, see native animals and of course, witness grand temples. Most people love to find the Old Bali – the country that existed before the influx of tourists.

117 Most Popular Attractions in Bali

1. Uluwatu Temple

  • anchiella 25 Comments
     -  11 Apr 2018

    Fantastic attraction

    I came here in the afternoon to enjoy the cliff view before watching Kecak performance at sunset. The temple is in beautiful area with amazing cliff view to the Hindia Ocean. The Kecak is even more wonderful as you start sitting at the amphitheatre just before sunset. While waiting for their performance, you can enjoy the beautiful sunset. The dance itself was super prepared, beautiful choreography, has entertaining twist in the middle of the performance (no, I won’t spoil it). I will go there to visit the dance again, no further question about that!

  • Rp. 20,000 per person
  • Uluwatu Temple, Pecatu, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily 8am-6pm
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2. Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

  • Septi Indri
    Septi Indri 25 Comments
     -  03 Dec 2017

    Fantastic attraction

    Pura Ulun Danu Bratan located in Bedugul, Bali. This place is Icon for tourism in Bali. Do you know?, this Pura there is in picture money 50.000 IDR. The attractive of this Pura is being in the middle of the lake so that when you want to go to Pura you must cross the lake first. But not every people can enter in Pura. Just people have religion Hindus who can enter the temple. In Pura, Danu Bratan has cool air, surrounded by green tree. You can take a boat surrounded this lake enjoying the beautiful scenery. Come here when you come to Bali

  • Rp. 30,000/person
  • Ulun Danu Bratan Temple, Candikuning, Tabanan Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily 8am-6pm
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3. Pura Luhur Batukaru Temple

  • Arief
    Arief 37 Comments
     -  17 Aug 2018

    Iconic Temple in a Highland

    It’s an iconic temple with fresh air and big pool not far from it. It’s an old but clean temple. Beautiful view surround the temple. I suggest you use a map or GPS to help you reach this place. It’s located in a highland of Tabanan. Access is through winding roads and uphill.

  • donations appreciated, usually less than USD$2
  • Pura Luhur Batukaru, Wongaya Gede, Tabanan Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily
  • 1

4. Ubud Palace (Puri Saren Palace)

  • epraghina 26 Comments
     -  20 Sep 2017

    Excellent

    Worth your 15-20 minutes visit, in case you need some pictures that scream “HEY GUYS, I’M IN BALI”, due to the strong Balinese culture atmosphere.

  • Free entry, performances Rp. 50,000 - 100,000
  • Ubud Palace, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
  • 8am-Late
  • 7

5. Kuta

  • Arief
    Arief 37 Comments
     -  14 Aug 2018

    Famous attraction

    This is number one tourist attraction in Bali. Everyone in Bali must visit this place. A lot of stores and cozy places, bars, motels, dorms, and lodges. It’s very crowded place. The beach is beautiful. A beach with white sand and nice view. This is a “never sleep” place in Bali.

  • Free
  • Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily
  • 17

6. Waterbom park Bali

  • Arief
    Arief 37 Comments
     -  17 Aug 2018

    The best waterbom ever

    It’s a wonderful place to visit. I really enjoyed visiting this place with my family. You should try the FlowRider. The long Flatline Loop is so amazing. I love the Aqua Drop. It rushed my adrenaline. The place is clean with full facilities.

  • Adults IDR 392.000; Child IDR 260.000
  • Waterbom Bali, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily 9am-6pm
  • 3

7. Puputan Badung Square

  • Vis
    Vis 46 Comments
     -  27 Jul 2017

    Excellent

    Puputan Badung Square was not on my itinerary, but I visited out of curiosity, as I learnt from my taxi driver that it had been a place of mass suicide. Though the place was witness to mass suicides according to history, it is more of a picnic point for the local people. A neat half an hour walk is enough to cover the whole place.

  • Free
  • Puputan Badung, Jalan Cokroaminoto, Ubung Kaja, Denpasar City, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily
  • 3

8. Lake Batur

  • Arief
    Arief 37 Comments
     -  17 Aug 2018

    Wonderful

    I was always amazed with the nature of Bali and I can see it here. The mountain views, fresh air and clear water. Hop on a boat to reach the Dead Temple. It’s a worth visit.

  • Area entrance Rp. 20,000/person
  • Lake Batur, Songan B, Bangli Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily
  • 3

9. Discovery Shopping Mall

  • anchiella 25 Comments
     -  11 Apr 2018

    Excellent

    Everytime I visit or transit in Bali, I will try to come to Discovery Shopping Mall. This is a mall to shop, although it has coffee shop and fancy restos facing the beach as well. It’s quite pricey though, but close to the airport, has access to the beach, and a lot of places to eat nearby. Therefore, this is a perfect mall for you who has tight time and don’t want to spend much time on Kuta’s traffic jam to reach here and there. Oh, the area in Kartika Plaza street is not as crowded as Legian. That is a plus point as well.

  • Free
  • Discovery Shopping Mall, Jalan Kartika, Kuta, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Sun-Thu 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-10:30pm
  • 3

10. Double Six Beach

  • Arief
    Arief 37 Comments
     -  21 Aug 2018

    Great place to visit and enjoying sunset.

    It’s another side of Kuta beach. Just buy a drink and you’ll get a ticket to sit on a beanbag. Enjoying the sunset with live music. Most of it is a western tourist. It’s a nice place to spend your time in the evening.

  • Free
  • Double Six Beach, Seminyak, Badung Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Opens Daily
  • 3

11. Mount Batur

  • Vis
    Vis 46 Comments
     -  28 Jul 2017

    Fantastic attraction

    Mount Batur is one of the very few volcanic mountains I have seen. The trek to this amazing mountain will surely be a great experience for anybody. It was a fun filled trek along with few other tourists. Allocating 4-5 hours will be apt for such a beautiful mountain. The view from top of the mountain is really amazing.

  • Rp. 300,000+
  • Mount Batur, South Batur, Bangli Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Climbing time from 3am
  • 3

12. Tanah Lot Temple

  • Arief
    Arief 37 Comments
     -  13 Aug 2018

    Nice view and wonderful attractions

    I watched a beautiful sunrise in Tanah Lot. I think the beach is not that good, but the ethnic is great, typical of Bali, such as Pura (the temple). The place is very crowded with tourist. It’s a cool place to spend my morning here. A lot of spot with a beautiful scenery here, and it’s free. Along the way to the beach, there will be a souvenirs market. You can buy some with a reasonable price.

  • Adult Rp. 30,000; Child Rp. 15,000
  • Tanah Lot Temple, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily 8am - After Sunse
  • 15

13. Mount Agung

  • agnes_hulman
    agnes_hulman
    Hungary 14 Comments
     -  12 Sep 2017

    Fantastic attraction

    Climbing Mount Agung is the most adventurous and most challenging activity what you can do in Bali. It needs some preparations, strong physical fitness and stamina but arriving to the top of Bali’s highest volcano during a sunrise trek and watch the breathtaking sunrise anove the clouds is priceless.
    Travellers who come for relaxing to Bali can also enjoy the view of the volcano from many temples like Besakih and from the East coast in Bali without making a 12 hours long climb.

  • Rp. 400,000+
  • Mount Agung, Jungutan, Karangasem Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily
  • 1

14. Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave)

  • Elisa
    Elisa 24 Comments
     -  02 Mar 2018

    Excellent

    The cave is not big, it really is a place of unusual strength, energy, but still there is too much of what has been done for tourists at the moment.
    But the park adjacent to the cave is something amazing. Real jungles, everywhere there is a fragrance and superb views. Very beautiful! I advise in this place to spare no time and walk leisurely, enjoying the views.

  • Adults Rp. 15,000, Children Rp. 7,500
  • Goa Gajah, Bedulu, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily 8am-4pm
  • 5

15. Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang

  • Arief
    Arief 37 Comments
     -  23 Aug 2018

    Wonderful Place

    It’s a wonderful place near Mount Agung in Karangasem. The Temples located in a highland. you can see beautiful sunrise and also sunset from here. This is a very sacred place for Hindu’s, so, there are some places where tourists are not allowed to enter.

  • Donation 20k-40k IDR per person
  • Pura Penataran Agung Lempuyang, Tri Buana, Karangasem Regency, Bali, Indonesia
  • Daily 8am–6pm
  • 2

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