Joshua District

West Bali

Set amid rice fields near the iconic temple of Tanah Lot, Joshua District is a creative complex – coffee shop, gallery, fashion concept store and a number of villas – made out of shipping containers. With the motto 'recycle or die', the community space promotes environmental awareness and sustainable lifestyles. Cash only.

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1. Puri Anyar Kerambitan

2.85 MILES

This modest old palace is currently undergoing renovation, but it's still possible to visit. There are cultural events and performances, and members of…

2. Pura Tanah Lot

2.91 MILES

Pura Tanah Lot is a hugely popular tourist destination. It does have cultural significance to the Balinese, but this can be hard to discern amid the…

3. Pura Gede Luhur Batu Ngaus

4.19 MILES

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4. Mandala Mathika Subak

4.54 MILES

You'll find this museum within a large complex devoted to Tabanan's subak organisations. It has displays about the irrigation and cultivation of rice, and…

5. Pererenan Beach

5.55 MILES

The most northern of the Canggu-area beaches, laid-back Pererenan is next in the sights of developers. Villas, guesthouses and beach bars are found near…

6. Pantai Batu Mejan

5.87 MILES

Surfers and those who like to watch them flock here for the high-tide left-hander that regularly tops 2m. The greyish sand right in front of the…

7. Pantai Batu Bolong

6.29 MILES

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8. Pura Batumejan


Overlooking Batu Bolong Beach is the centuries-old Pura Batumejan complex, which has a striking pagoda-like temple.