Bali is nicknamed as the Island of Gods, and it’s no wonder why… A divine spirit dominates the glorious island, and there are boundless religious temples dedicated to various deities. Women chanting morning prayers and completing rituals in beautifully draped saris, the intense fragrance of incense, colourful local markets and religious ceremonies all together add to the spiritual essence of this impeccable island. Bali is mostly visited by holidaymakers, tourists and backpackers who wish to discover the island’s spiritual charm, as well as its powdery white sand beaches, sparkling blue waters and scenic vistas. Bali is also renowned for its spectacular ancient buildings and economic accommodation options, which makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia.
The capital city of Bali, Denpasar is abundantly laid with lush green rice terraces, volcanic hillsides and cultural centres. Once you have booked cheap flights to Denpasar Bali and landed upon this beautiful island, commence your journey from Alun-Alun Puputan in Denpasar and admire the eight armed statue of Catur Mukha, which dominates the region. Towards the east of this statue is the Bali Museum where you’ll discover the country’s rich cultural heritage on display, through Balinese textiles, traditional costumes, religious artifacts and several artworks. Denpasar is a place that buzzes with activity day and night. A large concentration of cafes, bars and elegant restaurants serving delicious Balinese food are enough to satiate your appetite here. The entire city is perfect for day and night strolling, beach hopping, bargain shopping, sightseeing and recuperating at in the spas and wellness centres.
If you’re a culture vulture then Bali will not disappoint you. Plunge into the pool of ancient temples and pave your way to the Palace of Satria, the Royal Temple and the Hindu Pura Agung Jagatnata and Pura Maospahit temples. A cultural trip to Bali is incomplete without visiting the Taman Werdhi Budaya Art Centre, comprising of an art museum, concert hall and amphitheater which often hosts traditional Balinese music and dance performances. The very famous Kecak dance is staged here every evening which is a must see Balinese performance. Many individuals book flights to Denpasar Bali in June or July to coincide their visit with the Bali Arts Festival, and take delight in cultural activities, handicraft exhibitions and daily dance performances. Balinese locals bring their traditions to life with the utmost reverence at this colourful event.