Uluwatu, Bali

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The Pura Luhur Uluwatu temple is located near the village of Pekatu in the southwestern part of Bali, on the Bukit Peninsula. It is located above the sea, on a steep cliff more than 90 meters high. It was founded around the tenth century. It is one of the island’s nine major public shrines, protecting Balinese from evil sea demons.

100 USD = 1,499,455.00 IDR

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  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 25,000 people
  • GDP: $3,570 / year
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 10 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Telkomsel
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: Tipping is not mandatory. However, if you want to tip, perhaps provide 5-10% of the total bill. Restaurants: some restaurants will include 5-10% service charge to their bill. But if they don’t levy any service charge, you can tip between Rp10,000 to 10% of the total bill.
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee: Coffee Network
  • Best taxi: GoJEK
  • Best coworking space: Colab
  • Online electronics shop: Tokopedia
  • Best hospital: BIMC Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Air Asia
  • Best intl air carrier: Singapore Airlines
  • Monthly costs for expat: $490
  • Monthly costs for family: $1100
  • Monthly costs for local: $320
  • Meal: $0.7
  • Small Cola: $0.1
  • Beer 1 Pint: $0.3
  • Coffee: $1

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