#86 best destination in the world

 

Uluwatu Temple

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  • Balinese Hindu sea temple located in Uluwatu on the edge of a cliff, built in the 11th century
  • A Kecak dance performance is performed daily outdoors at sunset
  • The temple is inhabited by monkeys who notoriously snatch visitors belongings in exchange for fruit or nuts, although this only encourages them to steal more

Ubud Monkey Forest

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  • Sanctuary and natural habitat of the Balinese long-tailed Monkey
  • About 1049 monkeys live in this sanctuary
  • The monkeys are divided into 6 groups, namely in front of main temple group, forest conservation group, central point group, eastern group, Michelin group, and cemeteries group
  • The village’s residents view the Monkey Forest as an important spiritual, economic, educational, and conservation center for the village

Gili Islands

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  • Archipelago of three small islands, just off the coast of Lombok
  • Each island has several resorts, usually consisting of a collection of huts for tourists, a small pool and restaurant
  • Cars and motorized traffic are prohibited on the islands, so the preferred method of transportation is by foot and bicycle

Seminyak, Bali

  • Mixed tourist residential area on Bali, very popular with resident expatriates; land and accommodation prices are amongst the highest in Bali
  • Plenty of luxury spas and hotels abound owing to its high density of high-end shopping, combined with the clustering of many fine eating establishments

Pink Beach, Komodo National Park

  • Komodo National Park contains a beach with pink sand, one of only seven in the world
  • The sand appears pink because it is a mixture of white sand combined with red sand, formed from pieces of Foraminifera

Borobudur, Magelang

  • 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, in Central Java
  • Borobudur is the largest Buddhist temple in the world, and ranks with Bagan in Myanmar and Angkor Wat in Cambodia as one of the great archeological sites of Southeast Asia
  • It is decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues
  • Built in the 9th century during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty, the temple design follows Javanese Buddhist architecture, which blends the Indonesian indigenous tradition of ancestor worship and the Buddhist concept of attaining Nirvana
  • The monument is a shrine to the Buddha and a place for Buddhist pilgrimage

Tegallalang Rice Terraces

  • District in the Gianyar Regency, Bali, its terraced rice fields are a tourist attraction in the area
  • The region offers a scenic, terraced hillside offering rice paddies amid lush greenery, plus zip lines and jungle swings