Bali is one of famous tourist attractions in the world. Bali is an Indonesian island located in the western Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. Bali is a beautiful island with native culture are still strong. You can find many uniqueness in this island such as ancient buildings or temples, traditional dances, traditional Hindu ceremonies, and many beautiful panorama that can spoil your eyes.
Some the major tourist attractions in Bali you can visit :
1. Ground Zero
Ground Zero Monument is located on Legian street, was established and inaugurated on October 12, 2004 exactly two years memorial to commemorate the victims of Bali bomb tragedy first happened October 12, 2002. The explosion occurred at two sites, the Sari Club and Paddy's Cafe itself is estimated to cost the lives of 202 people.
It is easy to reach Ground Zero memorial, because the monument is located on Legian street to the beach of Kuta . In terms of its architecture, monuments Ground Zero has a unique form of Balinese carvings or the so-called "Kayonan", shaped like a large white-painted leaves which symbolizes the universe and below we can see a list of names of victims from different countries, including the victims came from our own country, Indonesia.
2. Kuta Beach
Kuta is the most popular beach in Bali and the island with the number one party place. The beach stretches to the north as far as the eye could see. A short walk to the north, waves will invite to surfing. Rapid development and the many visitors., and still remains one of Bali's best beaches for surfing, as well as a great place to enjoy the beach lifestyle.
While the surfers are still in Kuta is the main sights, shopping, nightlife, and the party also attracts thousands of visitors. There are many accommodation options, restaurants, and entertainment. Accommodation in Kuta ranging from as simple as staying home with the rate of hundreds of thousands a night up to a five star international hotels costing several million to tens of millions overnight.
3.Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK)
GWK - stands of Garuda Wisnu Kencana, symbolized by a statue of the god Vishnu, who stands erect on the hill Unggasan. Statue of the god Vishnu has a height of 20 meters. In this GWK tourist attractions, visitors can enjoy the view of sunrise and sunset.
Statue of the god Vishnu, was built and carved by renowned sculptor named Nyoman Nuarta. Not only the beautiful scenery that you can see it in the GWK tourist area, this resort also offers a wide range of traditional entertainment such as Kecak Dance and Barong Dance from morning until night.
4. Tanah Lot
Tanah Lot Temple is located in coastal side of Beraban countryside, Kediri sub district and Tabanan Regency. It is situated in 30 Km in west side of Denpasar town and about 11 Km in south side of Tabanan town. The temple is built on the rock with 3 acre size and reachable in a few minute by walk, because it is just 20 meters from the coastal lip. This temple is very famous among tourist destinations in Bali with spectacular view of sunset. At some nooks of coral reef around Tanah Lot Temple there are holy tame snake in black and white color where according to the local society believe that it as a deity property and as the guard of the temple from the bad influence.
As a favorite tourist attractions in Bali, Tanah Lot owns a magnificent view in particular at the sunset time where the sun slows down to the earth stomach. Every visitor who is paying a visit to this place will be marveled to see the beauty panorama of Tanah Lot. Beside of this temple, there are other temples which can be seen on your visit to Tanah Lot like Batu Bolong Temple, Batumejan Temple and Enjung Galuh Temple.
5. Nusa Dua Bali
Nusa Dua with 350 ha size is the sample luxury resort area and one of best tourist attractions in the world. In fact, the name of Nusa Dua is coming from two small islands located in the south part of Bali Island (Nusa mean the island and Dua mean two) that is dissociated with the white sand.
This area has the most complete tourism facilities in Bali and Indonesia like five star hotels, luxury accommodations, villas, convention hall, shopping center and beautiful beaches. The five star hotels exist in this area are Club Med, Nusa Dua Beach Hotel, The Westin Resort, The Laguna Resort, Melia Bali Villas and Spa, Inna Putri Bali Hotel, The Ayodya Resort, Kayu Manis Villa, Nikko Bali Resort and Spa, The Bale Villas and Novotel Nusa Dua. There are also the sports activities are available in this are like tennis court, squash and golf course. Each hotel is completed by five star restaurant facilities, bar, pub and beach activities. Nusa Dua is an ideal place for holiday in Bali.