Don’t know much about Bali? Here are some things you might want to know
45 Essential Indonesian Words To Get You Around Bali
Not many locals speak English and not many tourist speak the local tongue. So why not arm yourself with some basic Indonesian words and immerse yourself in the Balinese culture?
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- A hidden gem tucked away in the eastern side of the island, the Water Palace at Tirtagangga used to be a former royal palace owned by the Karangasem Royal. The lowest level of the complex has two large ponds and a water tower that tempt you to dive into. But if you’re down for a…
- Tirta Empul translates to holy spring in Balinese and the temple remains a sacred and deified compound since its inception in 962 AD. The Hindu temple comprises petirtaan (bathing structure) surrounding its main compound that is famous for its holy spring water. The Balinese Hindu regularly visit this beautiful enclosure and ritual purification ceremonies are…
- One of the most attractive temples in Bali, Pura Taman Ayun is known for the clearwater moat that surrounds its entire complex. Located in the serene village of Mengwi, Pura Taman Ayun was a sacred temple of the Mengwi kingdom that is still heavily protected and preserved by the local villagers until today. The temple’s…
- Pura Ulun Danu Batur is often said to be the second most important temple in Bali, behind Pura Besakih. The temple is dedicated to the goddess of lakes and rivers, Ida Batari Dewi Ulun Danu, with the words “Ulun Danu” literally meaning “head of lake”. In the heart of the complex, lies the shrine dedicated…