As the home to a large population of Hindus, Bali has numerous temples. While they bear similarities to each other, each temple is unique and usually has something interesting to offer. However, considering the large number of temples that exist on the island, it would be impossible to visit all of them. Instead, tourists should focus on visiting only the most interesting ones as this can save a lot of time.
The Petitenget Temple in Seminyak is easily one of the most interesting temples around. It was constructed some time during the fifteenth century by a priest named Dang Hyang Dwijendra. According to lore, the priest was walking in the forest when he saw movement in the bushes. When the priest called out, Bhuta Ijo, a fierce looking spirit, stepped out. The spirit entrusted the priest with a box and asked him to take care of it and so the priest built a shrine to guard the box. Over time the shrine expanded to become a temple. Tourists in Seminyak should definitely try to visit this place.
Bali is undoubtedly the most well-known of Indonesia’s many islands. Dubbed the ‘Island of the Gods’, one need only visit to realise that the title is no exaggeration. The island has gorgeous beaches, picturesque landscapes and a multitude of attractions to visit. Getting to those attractions is not an overly difficult task as the local bus system is quite extensive, if not always punctual. There are also plenty of taxis although those with a license should consider renting a motorbike. Inexpensive and quick, a good motorbike can be extremely useful when exploring Bali.
When it comes to accommodation in the island one has the option of choosing from budget inns to a Bali luxury hotel. Those looking for the latter may enjoy staying at the L Hotel Seminyak. This boutique hotel Bali enjoys a convenient location and offers tastefully decorated rooms that will appeal to all guests. They offer a range of services that are designed to make guests feel comfortable and relaxed. As for food, Bali is home to numerous restaurants serving cuisine from different parts of the world and one can always find a good place to eat.