Bali is an island and province of Indonesia. The province includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, renowned for its highly developed arts, including traditional and modern dance, sculpture & painting, leather & metalworking as well as music. Bali is part of the Coral Triangle, the area with the highest biodiversity of marine species boasting of over 500 reef building coral species. Famous for its serene beaches tourist flock to small towns like Kuta and Sanur.
Bali is known to have diverse tourist attractions, excellent international and local restaurants complimented by the friendliness of the local people. Enjoy a Barong Dance performance, a classic Balinese art form that narrates Bali’s mythological history. Visit “Elephant Cave,” an ancient sanctuary with creatures carved into the glistening stone. Sample delicious local coffees and hot drinks, including the world’s most expensive coffee, the famous “Coffee Luwak.”
Yogyakarta is one of Indonesia’s most popular tourism destinations, after Bali. Some of the things that makes it famous is the art and culture as well as the handicrafts being more diverse and less expensive than what is offered at Bali. A Visit to Jogja is simply not complete without visiting the handicraft center such as the silversmiths in Kotagede Village, Pottery in Kasongan Village, Leather Craft in Manding Village, Wood and Batik Printing in Krebet Village and Keris-Smith in Banyusumurup Village.
Places to visit in Bali