Interesting facts about Bali

Interesting facts about Bali

On the island there are many shops where there is no certain price for the goods. If you have a well-hung tongue, then the proposed price can be reduced even several times!

A motorcycle in Bali can be rented for as little as $ 60 a month or $ 4 a day.

Bali is famous for its low prices and delicious food. You can eat well here for just $ 1.5, - an interesting fact.

Wild monkeys on the island are unforgettable emotions for tourists and boring everyday life for local residents.

The largest number of tourists arrives from Australia, Japan and China. In recent years, the number of tourists from the CIS countries has sharply increased.

Interesting fact: on average, more than 2.5 million tourists visit Bali per year.

The majority of the population works in the field of tourism, which is the main economic sector of the Indonesian province.

At one time in Balinese ATMs you can withdraw a little more than $ 300.

Residents of Bali meet the New Year on the Saki calendar (Indian lunar calendar) in a very unusual way: they pass by in silence around the clock, no one leaves home, and all government offices, shops and offices are closed. The whole thing is in the legend, which says that if in the New Year the demons do not hear people, then they leave without bringing evil.Before the holiday, various cleansing ceremonies are usually held - an interesting fact.

The area of ​​the island is 5780 km2.

Budget housing prices start at $ 10, and for long-term rentals (a week or a month) it is even cheaper. The whole house in Ubud (the city of yogis) can be rented here for only $ 450 per month.

In Bali, people are divided into 4 castes, as in India. Brahmins - the highest caste on the island, its representatives are engaged in spiritual enlightenment and religion. Sudras are ordinary Balinese workers. They constitute more than 75% of the island’s population.

An interesting fact: the Bolivians are a very welcoming and hospitable people, but this does not apply to tourists from Indonesia.

The language in Bali depends on the caste, and is usually divided into 3 levels: noble, medium and simple. You can not turn to a person without specifying his caste.

The highest point of the island is Gunung-Agung. Its height is 3142 m. Its eruption is considered the wrath of the gods and the forerunner of the worst times. At the foot of the volcano is located the main sanctuary of Bali - the temple of Pura Besakikh, which is called the mother of all the temples - an interesting fact.

The permanent population of the island is about 4 million people.

In Bali, there is a ceremony for rounding the upper teeth, which most closely resemble the fangs and teeth of animals. This is not just a tribute to the centuries-old traditions, but the deliverance of man from animal signs and the suppression of evil in the face of 6 mortal Bali sins: lust, greed, anger, sadness, arrogance, envy and alcoholism.

An interesting fact: usually cutting teeth is done before the person enters into marriage, and even if the person has died.

The most important and indispensable product in Bali is rice. It is believed that this is the food of the gods, so it is present at all holidays, rituals and ceremonies. Also rice protects from evil spirits and gives harmony with nature.

The majority of the population 85% profess Hinduism, more than 13% - Islam, and about 2% are Christians - an interesting fact.

Balinese’s favorite pastime is cock fighting. Fight roosters groom and cherish as many children as they live in the house and are honored to sit on the owner's lap.

After a divorce, women do not have any rights to children, and only those things with which they came to her husband’s house can take them away.

An interesting fact: the climate here is divided only into two seasons: rain (winter-spring) and dry (summer-autumn).

Residents of Bali are very carefully put to their right hand and consider it a holy part of the body. You can eat, transfer items and take something only with your right hand. Otherwise, it can lead to huge troubles.

In total, more than 19.5 thousand temples have been built on the territory of the island!

Windsurfing is the most popular sport in Bali. For many years from all over the world lovers of this sport come here - an interesting fact.

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