VILLA FOR RENT IN SANUR BALI

Trips an Excursions

 


TEMPLES


• Uluwatu - Bali on the Bukit Badung South. This temple was built on the rock for the gods of the sea, offers spectacular views and is popular for its sunrise and sunsets. During the 'Galungan Festival, people come here to worship their Gods.


• Pura Jayaprana - North West Bali. Nice view of Menjangan Island. Coral reefs surround this place and this can be seen from the temple.


• Pura Rambut Siwi - South-West Bali (10 km from Madewi). Another rock temple overlooking Java and if the weather is clear, on the Brom Oberg. Descending from the temple you come to a black sand beach where you can swim.


• Pura Besakih - Besakih, Karangasem regency is located in north-east Bali. Bali's main temple with a magnificent view of Mount Agung. This temple contains 80 shrines to the gods.


• Pura Luhur Batukau-Tabanan, South Bali. Dedicated to the Gods of Mount Batukau, this temple is an oasis for flower and bird lovers.


• Yeh Gangga Pura - near Mengwi, Tabanan.


• Pura Ulun Danau Batur - near the village of Batur. On the main temple after Besakih. It contains more than 90 shrines and during the whole year worth a visit, but especially during the Odalan festival (usually in the month of March, depending on the position of full moon), which is dedicated to the gods of Crater Lake, who are said to be responsible for the irrigation of the entire island.


• Pura Ulun Danau Beratan - near Bedugul. This temple has several shrines which are scattered on both lakes.


• Pura Gunung Kawi - lies in the valley of Tampaksiring, the temple 'Candis' is carved into the rock face. There are five royal tombs behind the temple complex.


• Pura Tirtha Empul - is believed to be the sacred source of Bali. This temple and holy spring are regularly visited by the Balinese people for both mental and physical healing.


• Brahma Vihara Ashrama Buddist Monastery - near Lovina. Combine this with a visit to Banjar Tega Hot Springs (hot springs). The largest Buddhist monastery in Bali, surrounded by beautiful scenery.


 


CAVES


• Goa Gajah - Elephant Cave, near Teges in the Gianyar regency. Dating from the 11th century, there are different opinions on whether this cave derives from Buddhism or Hindu faith. Although not very large, there are some interesting old wall paintings.


• Goa Lawah - Bats in the Cave Klungkung regency. Known for its more than thousand of fruit living bats. This may be an interesting sharp or biting experience.


• Goa Karang Sari - on Nusa Penida Island, South Bali. The cave extends to a length of 200 meters into the mountainside. During the Galungan festival, there is a procession with torches and various ceremonies.