Impetuous waves, enchanting rainforests, sacred volcanoes, sprawling rice terraces and timeless tradition. Sound like your kind of thing? These can all be experienced on the magical island of Bali, along with much more. Check out our guide to the top things to do here and get ready to be spoiled for choice on this dreamy Indonesian island.
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Balinese dance is a centuries-old tradition and core element of culture, religious belief and day-to-day life on the island. According to the traditions, there are several types of dance, with some including aspects of trance and possession. If you want to see one of the most well-known, head to the town of Ubud and go to the Ubud palace to watch the Ramayana ballet.