Colors of Bali - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle
The majority of residents of Bali are Muslim, so they follow numerous religious customs and traditions. Travellers should also respect the established local way of life in order not to look rude and not to cause any confusion among the local population. Thus, the local women are prohibited from wearing revealing clothes and too catchy outfits of bright colors. Tourists should wear beach dressing only when they are on a beach. A walk in the city in a sporting suit may also be regarded as a sign of bad manners and bad taste. When you prepare to visiting the local religious sites, you should also pick up your clothes carefully. It should be strict and preferably dark. The locals are very slow and reasonable. They always use low voice to speak on the streets and other public places of Bali. Travellers should also not raise their voices and do not use active gestures and body language during communication. The local body language is worth a separate, more detailed discussion. In Bali you cannot use your finger to point to a person. Touching other people’s heads while talking or greeting is also prohibited. Such gestures can greatly offend the locals.
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Here you can also indulge in the atmosphere of beauty and art, especially during the Bali Arts Festival, which takes place annually. You will have almost a month to learn the Balinese culture more deeply. Sounds exciting, right? So, during the festival, you can visit more than a hundred ethnographic concerts prepared by delegations from all over the world and complete an immersion if the world of culture under Balinese blue sky. The main activities are held at the Art Center "Taman Budaya" in Denpasar.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bali and surroundings
Unique landmarks in Bali and around
Ubud Hanging Gardens PoolFrom the series “The Most Amazing Swimming Pools in the World”
Check on the map: Distance from Bali center - 13.7 km.Each of the hotel rooms has its own individual outdoor pool with a wooden terrace, in some rooms the pools are literally in contact with huge trees. They are designed in a such way that the sides are practically invisible, that's why the holidaymakers have a pleasant feeling of weightlessness during the rest. Guests of this luxury hotel in Bali will have the opportunity to choose a room from which they can enjoy a panoramic view of the hills, exotic forest or temple. … Read further
Pura Tanah Lot TempleFrom the series “Top 15 Most Fantastic Creations of Nature”
Check on the map: Distance from Bali center - 17.7 km.According to one of them, a rock has been a sacred place for a long time. The first temple was built on a rock by a Hindu Brahmin. He turned his scarf into a snake that guarded the temple from intruders and people with bad thoughts. It is noteworthy that the rocky island is now inhabited by lots of poisonous snakes. According to another legend, the brahmin saw the road to the holy place because of the light that came from a sacred source. This source does really exist. It can be found on the rocky shores of Tanah Lot. Locals believe in healing power of this light. … Read further
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Bali. Learn the best periods to visit Bali to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Bali.