Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats. It is the only Hindu-majority province in Muslim majority Indonesia, with 86.9% of the population adhering to Balinese Hinduism. It is renowned for its highly developed arts, including traditional and modern dance, sculpture, painting, leather, metalworking, and music.
The Indonesian International Film Festival is held every year in Bali. Bali is part of the Coral Triangle, the area with the highest biodiversity of marine species especially fish and turtles. In this area alone, over 500 reef building coral species can be found. Bali is the home of the Subak irrigation system, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also home to a unified confederation of kingdoms composed of 10 traditional royal Balinese houses, each house ruling a specific geographic area. Top-Rated tourist attractions in Bali are Pura Tanah Lot, Mount Batur, Uluwatu Temple, Ubud Monkey Forest, Tegallalang and Jatiluwih Rice Terraces in Bali, Pura Ulun Danu Bratan, Nusa Dua Beach, The Nusa Islands, Kuta Beach, Sidemen Valley, Sekumpul Waterfall and Tirta Empul Temple.