Travel to any country necessarily includes visits to local temples and other religious centres. Whether you're in Egypt, France, Bali or Zimbabwe, you'll get the opportunity to learn about the local religion. It's interesting, informative and also helps you understand better than and how one or another nation live.
In 2020, Bali Nyepi will be celebrated on the 25 of March. Any noise, walking outside the house, light, fire, entertainment and work will be banned from 6 a.m. on 25th of March to 6 a.m. on 26th of March. The parade (Pengrupukan) will be held on 24th of March. It starts after sunset (exact time varies) and lasts for several hours (in different villages varies).
If you have already joined the Balinese tradition of ablutions melukat in holy springs, you probably already know such places as Tirta Empul and Sebatu. Tirta Empul is probably the most popular water purification site in Bali and it becomes particularly lively on the days when the Balinese come here for melukat according to Balinese calendar. Kajeng Kliwon Day is often chosen as the date. Kajeng, the third day of the three-day week, and Kliwon, the fifth day of the five-day week, are held simultaneously on this date. And it happens every 15 days.
Pura Luhur Uluwatu is one of the most meaningful Balinese temples, located on the southwestern tip of the Bukit Peninsula near Pecatu. The complex of buildings is located on the edge of the cliff at an altitude of about 90 meters above sea level. Pura Uluwatu is dedicated to protecting Bali from evil sea spirits.
Blue Lagoon near Padang Bai is one of the best snorkeling place in Bali. Blue Lagoon is a favorite snorkeling spot for families and new snorkelers because the waters are extremely calm. The place is also popular because of its proximity to world-class sites in Nusa Penida, and there are also some interesting spots for snorkeling close to Padang Bai itself.
The Japanese Wreck dive site in Amed is a 20 meters sunken wreck of a Japanese patrol ship sunk during World War II. The quiet bay of Lipah is located in the cozy resort town of Amed. Lipah's black sand is home to an amazingly rich reef, overgrown with soft and hard corals with lots of fish. It is one of the easiest and nicest places to snorkel in Bali. The wrecked Japanese patrol boat of World War II lies just 30 meters off the shore in the Lipah bay. The ship is visible from the surface during clear conditions.
The USS Liberty Shipwreck in Tulamben has drawn divers from the world over to this quiet coastal village in East Bali.
Splash is the newest water park on the island and it is located right next to the main facilities of the Finns Recreation Club (formerly Canggu Club) sports and leisure complex in Canggu area (30 minutes away from Kuta and Seminyak). Here you will find waterslides and world-class entertainment, which will bring a lot of pleasure not only to children, but also to adults. Giant slide looks like a five-storey house anв can be used by up to 4 people at a time. The speed slide is designed for both children and adults.