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Top Choice Cafe in Danau Buyan & Danau Tamblingan

Terrasse du Lac

There's a French accent and excellent food at this cafe, which has lovely lake views. Breakfast features pancakes, while later in the day there are meaty mains, pasta and veggie specials. Excellent fresh juices, plu…
Hindu Temple in Candikuning

Pura Ulun Danu Bratan

An iconic image of Bali, depicted on the 50,000Rp note, this important Hindu-Buddhist temple was founded in the 17th century. It is dedicated to Dewi Danu, the goddess of the waters, and is built on small islands. P…
Gardens in Candikuning

Bali Botanic Garden

This garden is a showplace. Established in 1959 as a branch of the national botanic gardens at Bogor, near Jakarta, it covers more than 154 hectares on the lower slopes of Gunung Pohen. Don’t miss the Panca Yadnya G…
Cafe in Munduk

Don Biyu

Catch up on your blog, enjoy good coffee, zone out before the sublime views, and choose from a mix of Western and interesting Asian fare. Dishes are served in mellow open-air pavilions. It also has six double rooms …
Waterfall in Munduk

Munduk Waterfall

About 2km east of Munduk, look for signs for this waterfall (aka Tanah Braak) along the road. Though the signs say the trail is 700m long, it seems to be an underestimate. This is the easiest waterfall to access in …
Market in Candikuning

Candikuning Market

This roadside market is very touristy, but among the eager vendors of tat, you'll find locals shopping for fruit, veg, herbs, spices and potted plants.
Cafe in Munduk

Ngiring Ngewedang

Stop in at this coffeehouse, 5km east of Munduk; it grows its own coffee on the surrounding slopes and was completely rebuilt in 2016.
Bakery in Candikuning

Roti Bedugul

Just north of the market, this bakery produces fine versions of its namesake, as well as croissants and other baked goods.