…is not entirely barrier free. In Hinduism, levels and stairs are an important part of the philosophy surrounding a temple. However, also for visitors with disabilities is it possible to explore the many sides of Bali. We bring you there!
Have a look also at our information about accessibility in Bali.
Where to Go – in Paradise on Earth
Bali is known as the island of the Gods. Hinduism is alive in everyday life and one encounters ceremonies and offers to the Gods at every turn. The countryside of mountains, terraced rice paddies and forests is covered with temples of every size. Famous for the white sandy beaches in the touristic south, the centre of Bali is dominated by volcanoes, led by Mount Agung, the Great Mountain, with magnificent lakes in green valleys. Traditional arts and crafts include wild ritual dances, gamelan music, wood carvings and paintings.
The ancient bathing pools of Tirta Empul were built around a holy spring. Still today it is well used for cleansing ceremonies by the Balinese.
Goa Lawah temple with thousands of bats is allegedly connected by a tunnel to the mother temple Besakih in the mountains.
Besakih, Mother temple, is the most important, largest and holiest temple of Hindu religion in Bali, built on sacred Mount Agung.
Famous Tanah Lot sits on an offshore rock in the ocean, offering spectacular views, especially, but not only, at sunsets.
Pura Taman Ayun, the ‘temple of the beautiful garden’ features traditional architecture with Chinese inspiration.
The Jatiluwih valleys and hills are covered with rice terraces cultivated in line with the traditional Subak system, an UNESCO world heritage site.
The Uluwatu temple sits on a cliff over the Indian Ocean, at the very south of Bali on the peninsula Nusa Dua
Lempuyang temple in the east of Bali is built into the slopes of Lempuyang mountain, offering spectacular views on great Mount Agung.
At Sangeh Monkey Forest giant nutmeg trees surround a mysterious temple inhabited by clans of monkeys.
Dance and music are defining elements of Balinese life and culture. The Kecak Fire Dance is one of the most impressing ones.
Bali’s biggest Buddhist temple and monastery, Brahmavihara Arama Budha Banjar, is located in the hills above Lovina in northern Bali.
Ulun Danu Beratan temple is beautifully located at the shores of Lake Beratan in central Bali, 1200 meter above sea-level.
The village Tenganan of the indigenous Bali Aga people follows strict rules for life to maintain their bodily and spiritual integrity.
Taman Ujung is an old palace, surrounded by pools and integrated with the natural landscape of ocean and mountains.