Bali island in Indonesia
Bali is located in the heart of the Indonesian island, which is the largest in the world with its 17 500 islands. Bali with Java, located on the west and Lombok - the east form a chain that is known worldwide as one of the most beautiful, serene, exotic and luxurious destinations. Bali is part of the Republic of Indonesia, stands south of the equator between Java to the west and the rest of the Lesser Sauda Islands – Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba, Timor in an easterly direction.
Bali is like the perfect place to relax. This incredible natural beauty combined with history, culture and arts of indigenous peoples. Bali is one of the most beautiful symbiosis between the beautiful beaches, tropical climate and jungle, towering volcanoes, mountain slopes covered with step-shaped rice terraces.
Besides the unique natural beauty of the Bali tourists have the opportunity to experience the great culture of the local people. Islam and Buddhism are intertwined and draw the unique traditions and arts, including the dazzling dancing, sculpture and painting.
Significantly, Bali is considered one of the most beautiful places in the world. The island is known as “island of thousand temples” because of its many pagodas and Buddhist temples. The capital of Bali is Denpasar and extends along the southern coast of the island.
On the western part of Bali is a large port Singaraja. Another particularly interesting town is a town in Bali Ubud, which together with the capital is considered the most cultural and sacred place. Both cities offer numerous museums and galleries. Other popular tourist towns of Bali is Kuta, Sanur, Jimbaran, Seminyak and Nusa Dua.
Today in Bali are about 3 million people. 93% of them are Hindi and the rest Muslims. The main part of the livelihoods of local comes from agriculture and especially rice cultivation. Fishing is another large sector of Bali. Bali is typical of large polarization of rich and poor.
Luxury hotels, restaurants and attractions for tourists in sharp contrast to the low standard of living for locals. The length of the island of Bali is 153 km and width of this tropical paradise is 112 kilometers. Its total area amounts to 5,633 km2. Among the greatest natural attractions of Bali’s Mount Agung. It is an active volcano and highest point of the island with its 3142 m altitude.
Interesting is the beach of Bali - the island‘s northern sands are dark and sparkling under the sun , and southern coast beaches are immaculate white and washed by the waves of the Indian Ocean. From Tropical Jungle can sense the incredible aroma of orchids and hibiscus.
Tours of Bali, leaving aside the azure beaches surrounded by tropical trees along the periphery and attractions for tourists are incredibly numerous and varied. Especially attractive to visit a Balinese theater. You will be fascinated by the many galleries, shopping centers and other stores of which bears an amazing scent of aromatic candles.
Be sure to enjoy the local cuisine, fish and seafood are among the most delicious dishes. You can choose between pretty fish, shrimp, lobster, crab, octopus. Just like someone, and Balinese artists will weigh it for you and will prepare, as you wish.