While enjoying the sun, sand and surf is often the top priority for those visiting Bali, this island paradise has much more to offer. Those interested in art and culture should look to visit the Anak Agung Rai Museum of Art where one can take in all manner of art works and traditional performances that provide an invaluable insight into the island’s rich heritage. When holidaying here, look to stay at a boutique hotel Bali such as Alila Manggis – Bali which makes an ideal base for your excursions. Set amidst the scenic landscapes of Buitan Beach, it is one of the leading family hotels Bali has to offer and features a range of modern comforts and conveniences.
Looking out across Tukad Saka, the Anak Agung Rai Museum of Art in Bali lets visitors see and learn more about the artistic aspects of Balinese culture. Focusing on visual and performing arts, this fascinating museum showcases art works done by famed Indonesian and Balinese painters as well as those from other countries. Works by Raden Saleh Syarif Bustaman (Javanese), Walter Spies (German) and Ida Bagus Made (Bali) are featured here, while temporary exhibitions dealing with aspects such as photography, textiles and sculpture can also be seen from time to time. Not to be missed are the theatre performances where one can enjoy traditional music and dance which are very much a part of Bali’s culture.
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