Bali an island off the mainland of Indonesia has always been a favourite among tourists. Praised for its beaches, Bali has a rich culture to boast of as well. Even though the mainland of Indonesia is home to the largest population of Islamic followers in the world the island of Bali has a strong influence of Hinduism. The Balinese architectural style is praised the world over. So if you are visiting Bali to enjoy more than just the beaches there are a handful of places not to be missed. Bali has varying types of accommodation to suit various types of travellers, however, if you are seeking a more luxurious experience while exploring the culture of the island then it is worth checking into a 5 Star resort in Bali. Most of these resorts offer special excursions to places of cultural importance, such as the ones offered by Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa.
The highlands and the coasts of Bali are decked with many ancient temples with many becoming iconic landmarks of Bali. What makes them special is their age-old architecture as well as the breathtaking backdrops they are set on. One of the highly recommended temples to visit in Bali is, Tanah Lot. The picture perfect Hindu temple is set on a unique offshore setting and is located in close proximity to Kuta.
Uluwatu Temple is another gem among the temples in Bali. The temple which is perched on a cliff is not only famous among pilgrims but also surfers as it is regarded as an excellent surf point. The temple also hosts many cultural performances and dances that are a great way to learn about the age-old culture. Goa Gajah is another temple in Ubud which translates to “Elephant Cave”, is an architectural complex with great historical significance and is a great place to visit when exploring Ubud.Damon Starky is a creative nomadic travel writer, who is well informed and experienced on a wide range of interests that would connect to the needs of any type of traveler. Google+