Bali Orchid Garden


Orchids thrive in Bali's warm weather and rich volcanic soil. At this garden you can see thousands of orchids in a variety of settings. It's 3km north of Sanur along Jl Ngurah Rai just past the major intersection with the coast road and is an easy stop on the way to Ubud.

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Nearby Sanur attractions

1. Taman Festival Bali

0.78 MILES

One of the more unusual Bali attractions, Taman Festival Bali is an abandoned theme park about a 20-minute drive north of Sanur. Some say that the 8…

2. Taman Wedhi Budaya

1.69 MILES

This arts centre is a sprawling complex in the eastern part of Denpasar. Its lavish architecture houses an art gallery with an interesting collection…

3. Museum Le Mayeur

1.84 MILES

Artist Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres (1880–1958) arrived in Bali in 1932, and married the beautiful Legong dancer Ni Polok three years later, when she…

4. Grand Bali Beach Hotel


Built in the Sukarno-era, this vast hotel is now slowly fading away. Local leaders, properly horrified at its outsized bulk, imposed the famous rule that…

5. Bajra Sandhi Monument

2.25 MILES

The centrepiece to a popular park, this huge monument is as big as its name. Inside the vaguely Borobudur-like structure are dioramas tracing Bali’s…

6. Turtle Tanks

2.51 MILES

An engaging display about Bali's endangered sea turtles that usually includes some young hatchlings.

7. Pura Jagatnatha

2.72 MILES

The state temple, built in 1953, is dedicated to the supreme god, Sanghyang Widi. Part of its significance is its statement of monotheism. Although the…

8. Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali

2.75 MILES

Think of this as the British Museum or the Smithsonian of Balinese culture. It's all here, but unlike those world-class institutions, you have to work at…