Do you want to explore historical and religious places while you’re in Bali? Find out the must-visit famous landmarks that are some of the most well-liked tourist attractions in Bali in addition to being places of worship.

Pura Tirta Empul – Tampaksiring

A petirtaan, or bathing place, which Balinese Hindus use for ceremonial cleansing and is renowned for its holy spring water, is part of the temple complex. Hindus in Bali believe the spring in the temple pond to be holy or amritha because it routinely releases clean water. Tirta Empul means holy spring in Balinese.

Jl. Tirta, Manukaya, Kec. Tampaksiring

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace – Jatiluwih

This designated UNESCO heritage site is a rice terrace carefully protected by nearby farmers who follow the Tri Hita Karana philosophy. A fascinating culture to learn about is the Subak (irrigation system), which is still in use today.

Pura Agung Besakih – Karangasem

As the island of a thousand temples, Besakih is the mother temple for the Balinese Hindus. One of the most sacred pilgrimages on Bali is this 1,000-year-old cluster of about 86 temples. Some of the oldest temples on the island are made up of the main temple, Pura Penataran Agung, and about 18 other temples.

Jl. Gunung Mas, Desa Besakih

Pura Luhur Uluwatu – Uluwatu

Pura Uluwatu

The temple sits atop a cliff in Bali’s southwest, about 70 meters above the crashing waves with beautiful sunset backgrounds. The shrine is encircled by a thick forest filled with grey long-tailed macaques. Regular performances of the Kecak dance or the Ramayana ballet are held in a neighboring open-air amphitheater during the golden hours of sunset, making for beautiful photographs.

Pecatu, Kec. Kuta Selatan

Pura Ulun Danu Beratan – Bedugul

Nyepi Pura Ulun Danu

Located above Lake Beratan, the second-largest lake in Bali, Pura Ulun Danu Beratan is like a charming little fantasy. Although it may not be as large as some of Bali’s other temples, it is unquestionably one of the most stunning and most photographed.

Danau Beratan, Candikuning