Posts of "Place of Interest"

THE PEJENG AREA

The region between the Pakerisan and the Petanu Rivers, containing nearly 50 ancient temples, forms a natural replica of the Hindu-Balinese cosmos. The area, called Pejeng, naturally became the sites of some of the earliest kingdoms on Bali. One of the attractions here is Pura Penataran Sasih, which houses a giant bronze kettledrum, “Moon of ...

UBUD & SURROUNDS

A beautiful locale with a natural inclination to the arts, Ubud was home to the first foreigners from Europe in the 1930-s artists seeking inspiration within their surroundings. Ubud is a center for artist, surrounded by souvenir outlets, quaint cafes and accommodations. Neighboring villages such as Peliatan and Campuhan have been absorbed into Ubud’s sprawl. ...

ULUWATU

Pura Luhur Uluwatu, one of the six holiest temples in Bali, is 25 km south of Jimbaran. The drive to Uluwatu is spectacular,with pounding surf 70 meters below limestone cliffs. It is thought that an architect-priest originally built the temple in the 11th century. It was rebuilt in the 16th century by Pedanda Wawu Rauh, ...