Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Bali

Bali is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Bali one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Bali is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Bali or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Bali. Explore the historical monuments of Bali with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Bali guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Bali page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Bali with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Mount Batur

    #1 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Mount Batur

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Hiking Trail, Ancient Ruin

    Address: Jl. Raya Penelokan, Kintamani, Batur, Bangli, Kintamani, Bali 80518, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This scenic area is the gift of spectacular volcanic eruption of Mount Batur 10,000 years ago which has resulted into a beautiful deep crater lake and bubbling hot water springs. The Batur Lake is adj...Read more

  2. Legian Street

    #2 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Legian Street

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Jl. Legian, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This 3 kilometers wrong road stretching from north to south is basically the greatest shopping and nightlife package you get on this island. Never attempt to come here buy car, or at least never try t...Read more

  3. Taman Nusa

    #3 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Taman Nusa

    Tags: Art And Culture, Park, Historical Site

    Address: Jl. Taman Bali - Banjarangkan Banjar Blahpane Kelod, Gianyar – Bali

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This 15 hectare park with 60 traditional historic houses accurately recreated, exhibits inside the houses and in the open-air, with artefacts from across all of the Indonesian islands is a fantastic c...Read more

  4. Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park

    #4 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park

    Tags: Park, Monument, Leisure

    Address: Jl. Raya Uluwatu, Ungasan, Kuta Sel., Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    This sixty hectare cultural park is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu and his mount, the Garuda. As of time of writing, construction on the gigantic statue monument of Vishnu is ongoing, with the uppe...Read more

  5. Puri Saren Palace

    #5 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Puri Saren Palace

    Tags: Estate, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Jalan Raya Ubud, DesaUbud, KecamatanUbud, Ubud, KabupatenGianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Puri Saren Ubud (Ubud Palace) is an Ubud Kingdom Palace with beautiful Balinese traditional houses as a residence of Ubud King. It is set in the center of Ubud Bali with traditional art market just in...Read more

  6. Trunyan Cemetery

    #6 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Trunyan Cemetery

    Tags: Cemetery

    Address: Terunyan, Kintamani, Bangli Regency, Bali 80652, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Trunyan people have a curious way of dealing with their dead. Instead of cremation or burial the corpses are wrapped in cloth and kept inside one of the baskets here until there is no more room. T...Read more

  7. Campuhan Ridge Walk

    #7 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Campuhan Ridge Walk

    Tags: Trail, Walking Area, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Jalan Raya Ubud No. 35, Ubud, Kelusa, Payangan, KabupatenGianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Campuhan Ridge Walk is arguably the best known Ubud trek and with good reason. The sparse crowds and the aesthetically rich vistas remind one of why people from around the world come to Bali. The ...Read more

  8. Ground Zero Monument

    #8 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Ground Zero Monument

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Memorial, Monument

    Address: Legian Street, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This monument is constructed in the memory of the deadliest terror attack of Indonesia which took place in 2002. This elegant piece of architecture has a huge marble block which has names of the decea...Read more

  9. Ubud Palace

    #9 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Ubud Palace

    Tags: Historical Site

    Address: Jalan Raya Ubud No.8, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    It is a beautiful historical building complex located in the centre of Ubud Bali. The complex (or most of it) was established in the 19th century after the 1917 earthquake and is still home to the roy...Read more

  10. Bajra Sandhi Monument

    #10 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Bajra Sandhi Monument

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Jalan Raya Puputan No. 142, Panjer, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80234, Indonesia

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Set right in front of Bali Governor's Office in Denpasar, Bajra Sandhi Monument was built in honor of the struggles the Balinese people underwent throughout history. Architecturally designed with keep...Read more

  11. Tugu Peringatan Bom Bali

    #11 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Tugu Peringatan Bom Bali

    Tags: Memorial, Monument

    Address: Jl. Raya Legian No.38, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

    The Bali Bombing Memorial is a striking monument and is basically a bombing memorial site that consists of a name wall and a ring of flags. The bombing took place at a club in Kuta in the year 2002 an...Read more

  12. Besakih Temple

    #12 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Besakih Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site

    Address: Besakih, Rendang, Karangasem Regency, Bali 80863, Indonesia

    The historically and culturally significant temple complex, Besakih is also known as the ‘Mother Temple’ in Bali. This 1,000-year-old collection of around 86 temples is considered to be on...Read more

  13. Taman Ujung

    #13 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Taman Ujung

    Tags: Historical Site, Palace

    Address: Taman Ujung, Tumbu, Kec. Karangasem, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80811, Indonesia

    The pictures really don’t do justice to this heavenly spot! The Taman Ujung Water Palace is a delight for anyone who admires historical places. After volcanic ash destroyed the places in the lat...Read more

  14. Taman Kertha Gosa

    #14 of 14 Historical Places in Bali
    Taman Kertha Gosa

    Tags: Monument

    Address: Semarapura Kelod, Klungkung Sub-District, Klungkung Regency, Bali 80761, Indonesia

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    This royal court complex is all that remains of the 17th century Klungkung regency, destroyed by the Dutch in 1908. Once upon a time this was the seat of the most powerful kingdom on the island. The K...Read more

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