About Bali in Indonesia
Located in the Lesser Sunda Islands, off the eastern coast of Java, Bali is a small and unique island off mainland Indonesia. Bali is known for its huge waringin trees, which is holy to the inhabitants. Unlike most of Muslim-majority Indonesia, over 90% of Bali's population embrace Balinese Hinduism. Agriculture and tourism is now the backbone of its economy. The island of Bali has a pleasant climate all the year around, making it earn a reputation of "Ultimate Island". It is one of
the most popular holiday resorts in the world.
Bali is sometimes called "the Jewel of the East". Bali has a variety of attractions to offer, such as golden beaches, stunning white sand, beautiful coral reefs, picturesque rice terraces, striking active volcanoes, sacred caves and lush tropical forests The island is rich in cultural heritage, pavilions, statues like statue of rice goddess Dewi Sri, temples and palaces and festivals and
traditional custom, including drama, music and elaborate dances as well as rituals, which are parts of the Balinese way of life. Bali is also renowned for many forms of art, including painting, sculpture, handicrafts, jewellery, woodcarvings, stone carvings and performing arts.Taman Burung Bali Bird Park is home to over a thousand of birds from Indonesia and the world. Major tourist sights include Elephant Cave,
the statue of Ganesha, Trunyan Village, Gitgit Waterfall, Monkey Forest and Bali Museum.