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30 Best Places to Visit in Gianyar

Gianyar is one of Bali Province's regencies, which has various kinds of attractive natural and modern tourist attractions. From lakes, waterfalls, rice fields, culinary to mountains, you can find everything here!

1. Hidden Canyon Beji Guwang

A tourist spot that is rarely known in Gianyar is Hidden Canyon Beji Guwang. As the name implies, this place is quite remote, and it takes effort to reach it. But take it easy, once you get to this place, all your efforts will pay off with the beauty that is presented.

2. Goa Rang Reng Waterfall

Goa Rang Reng Waterfall is the newest tourist spot in Bali. Due to its location, which is rarely known and relatively hidden by many people. What's interesting about this waterfall is the flow of water that does not immediately fall from top to bottom like a waterfall in general but flows through the rocks that are not steep. Why is it called the Goa Rang Reng Waterfall? Because at the top of this waterfall, there is a cave called Goa Rang Reng.

3. Kanto Lampo Waterfall

Besides Goa Rang Reng Waterfall, there is also Kanto Lampo Waterfall which is no less extraordinary. This tourist spot in Gianyar is also quite hidden so that not many tourists come to this place. This is perfect for those of you who want to get Instagramable photos. The shape of this waterfall is also not too different from Goa Rang Reng, with stone steps, but here it is steeper.

4. Campuhan Hill

Maybe you've come across one photo on social media where people pose in a vast expanse of green fields. Then you ask, "Where is this, huh?" The answer is Campuhan Hill. This tourist spot in Gianyar is very well known as one of the most Instagrammable spots in Bali. The best time to come here is in the morning or evening, where you can get the golden hour for taking photos. Of course, don't miss your camera, huh!

5. Pura Taman Saraswati

Furthermore, there is a beautiful pink lotus pond that you can enjoy at Pura Taman Saraswati. Not only that, there are still many exciting spots from this place of worship. One of them is a bridge connecting the outer area and the main temple area. You can find rows of statues that stand firmly on the edge of the bridge, as well as frangipani flowers that adorn the pond on this bridge. After that, Pura Taman Saraswati will also spoil your eyes with the luxury of the temple's main gate, which is decorated with instagrammable gold ornaments.

6. Goa Gajah

Do you want your trip to feel different and more memorable while in Bali? This one tour is also a famous tourist spot in Bali. Goa Gajah is a cave that is still an active place of worship for Hindu houses in Bali. Once you enter Goa Gajah, you will see artifacts of Hindu and Buddhist heritage interesting. Those of you who want to come to tourist attractions in Gianyar has to wear polite clothes and maintain good manners.

7. Sacred Monkey Forest Ubud

This tourist spot in Ubud is perfect for family tours and children's tours. Here, you can see many monkeys and interact as well as take photos. This hits tourist destination is also comfortable because it is surrounded by forests and three temples, namely Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal, Pura Beji, and Pura Prajapati.

8. Tegalalang Rice Terrace

Want to enjoy the fresh air while seeing the views of the rice fields? It is mandatory to come to Tegalalang Rice Terrace, attracting attention because of the unique shaped steps.

9. Ayung River

No trip in Bali is complete if you haven't tried white water rafting on the Ayung River! The longest river in Bali, the Ayung River, is suitable for those beginners or medium levels. This class I-III river has an average depth of 1-2 meters.

Those of you who are adventurous and looking for fun activities with friends, head to the Ayung River!

10. Ubud Traditional Spa

Sometimes, to relax, it's not enough to order spa and massage services but also need a lush view and atmosphere. At Ubud Traditional Spa, besides being available with complete package options at affordable prices, Ubud Traditional Spa will also spoil you with a beautiful location. The location is about 4 km from the west of Ubud, to be precise, in the small traditional village of Payogan. This tourist spot in Ubud is also famous as a Campuhan Ridge trekking route, you know! The signature massage here is a Rice Farmer Massage suitable for those of you who like massage with solid pressure.

11. Alas Harum Agro Tourism

If at Tegalalang Rice Terrace you can only see the beautiful rice fields from the mainland, at Alas Harum Agro Tourism, you can see views of Tegallalang's typical rice fields from a height. Because you can visit one of the Instagrammable photo spots, namely Dancing Bridge, to see the beautiful rice fields that are split by the river flow. There is also an Instagrammable Glass Flooring spot that makes you see Tegalalang rice fields on a relatively high glass floor.

12. Tegenungan Waterfall

This tourist spot in Ubud is a 40-meter high waterfall whose spring comes from the Tukad Petanu River. Here, the famous sites are swings and small bridges that travelers like to make for Instagrammable photos. During the trip to the waterfall area, you will find a building jutting into the cliff. You can go to the building, a viewing post, to see Tegenungan Waterfall from afar.

13. Munduk Asri

For those of you who want to see a unique root arrangement, you can visit Munduk Asri. This tourist spot in Gianyar has a collection of roots from an old tree and is surrounded by moss and green grass. Every significant source that is there has been arranged in such away. The atmosphere that is created may make you remember a fantasy film. Apart from offering views of the beautiful environment and cool air, you can take advantage of several Instagrammable photo spots such as tiny houses uniquely shaped.

14. Ubud Palace

At night, Ubud Palace will become a magnificent stage for traditional dance performances. This tourist spot in Gianyar, known as Puri Saren Agung, is located in the center of Ubud. It has a magnificent Balinese gate. It's no wonder that Ubud Palace always manages to attract tourists' attention. There are also gardens and decorative carvings that add to its beauty.

15. Tirta Empul Temple

Tirta Empul Temple is a must-visit tourist attraction if you want to find peace and tranquility during your vacation. Tirta Empul, which means holy spring, has its legend. The spring in this temple is believed to be a source of healing and cleansing.

16. Agung Rai Museum of Art

Are you looking for a family vacation spot or a children's tour? You have to come to the Agung Rai Museum of Art. This museum is often the location for cultural events, such as traditional dances and music. You can also see various works of famous artists from Indonesia.

17. Ubud Art Market

It's time to hunt for souvenirs at the Ubud Art Market! You can shop for unique t-shirts, sculptures, carvings, or other handicrafts at low prices.

18. Tofu Rice

Planning to Sukawati Art Market? Don't miss the culinary tour by eating tofu rice next to this market. One portion of this culinary dish consists of rice, fried tofu, long bean urap vegetables mixed with grated coconut, tofu crackers, and chili paste. Once you try, I'm sure you will be addicted!

19. Nasi Campur Bali

After traveling around various tourist attractions in Gianyar, surely you need energy intake. If you are in the Ubud area, stop by the Warung Tegas eating place. Here, there is mixed rice consisting of two variants, namely without or with pork. The unique taste of this menu is its spicy chili sauce. There is a mixture of soybean leaves which is a typical plant of the Island of the Gods.

20. Nasi Tepeng

The following menu, which is a typical Gianyar culinary, is Nasi Tepeng. This food is quite challenging to find because there are not many sellers. Nasi Tepeng itself is a spicy culinary rich in spices. The texture is a bit like porridge. Simultaneously, the side dishes consist of vegetables such as long beans, red beans, young jackfruit, eggplant, Moringa leaves, to grated coconut and served on banana leaves. Intrigued by the taste? Stop by the Gianyar Public Market at night. If you are lucky, you can find it in that market.

21. Topot

Another culinary in Ubud that will make you addicted is Topot. This food is made from authentic rice, salt, and coconut oil wrapped in bamboo leaves. Topot is usually served with serundeng coconut, and it feels kicking.

22. Ubud Tourism Village

The famous tourist spot in Gianyar is the Ubud Tourism Village. The Ubud area is the center of arts and culture in Bali. There are tons of talented artists from here. Ubud Tourism Village will also be present with a beautiful natural charm. You can find gorgeous rice fields and forests here. Ubud Tourism Village is a complete tourist spot in Gianyar. You can enjoy a combination of nature and art performances at the same time, making it suitable for child or family tourism.

23. Taman Nusa

The following famous tourist spot in Gianyar is Taman Nusa. This hits tourist destination is a park that has a tourism concept about culture in Indonesia. You can find a variety of information about culture and tribes from Sabang to Merauke. The layout in Taman Nusa has a background of nature and mountains. Taman Nusa is suitable for family tours and children's tours because it has beautiful information to understand the information described quickly.

24. Bali Bird & Reptile Park

You and your family, like birds and reptiles, can visit Bali Bird & Reptile Park. Here you will find around 1,000 birds and 250 species of reptiles. Apart from watching a wide variety of birds and reptiles, there is also education on breeding knowledge. You can also get closer to beautiful and exotic birds.

25. Bali Zoo

The next tourist attraction that you must visit in Bali Zoo. Here you and your family can play with animals. Bali Zoo will also spoil you with other facilities that have been provided, such as Miniapolis Jungle Waterplay.

26. Sekar Bumi Farm

Sekar Bumi Farm is an agro-tourism mascot in Gianyar. Many activities can be done here, starting from outbound, camping, jungle, and so on. This is because the Payangan area has excellent natural potential. Therefore, the plants that are planted always grow well here. This tourist spot in Gianyar is perfect for those of you who want to unwind. The scenery and great air support you to refresh and enjoy the holidays with friends and family.

27. Sukawati Art Market

When visiting an area, it's incomplete if you don't shop for souvenirs or souvenirs typical of that area. To buy souvenirs in Gianyar, you can see the Sukawati Art Market. Here you can shop for various Balinese handicrafts, snacks, and clothes.

28. Bali Safari & Marine Park

Bali Safari & Marine Park is a must-visit for those of you who want to spend a vacation while increasing your knowledge. There are quite a several animals that are here. Here you will meet animals from all over the world. There are about 80 species and 400 animals from three countries, such as Indonesia, India, and Africa.

29. More Gianyar Beach

More Gianyar Beach Tourism is on Jalan Bypass Ida Bagus Mantra, Lebih, Gianyar District. This beach has big waves and black sand. While enjoying Sunset, you can enjoy a variety of culinary delights that traders sell.

30. Kemenuh Butterfly Park

The next must-visit family attraction is Kemenuh Butterfly Park. The beauty of various miniature butterflies is the hallmark of this tourist attraction; children must be thrilled to be invited.