The beauty of the natural panorama of Bali is already known among tourists around the world. This popularity makes Bali often chosen by Hollywood directors to make films as a shooting location. Well, do you wanna know which places that has become a shooting location? Here’s the list!
Padang Padang Beach, Badung
The first location is at Padang Padang Beach. This beach is the location of the Hollywood movie “Eat, Pray, Love”, starring the well-known actress Julia Roberts. Padang-Padang Beach appeared in the scene where Julia Roberts was swimming in the sea and accompanied by small waves, then met with Ketut Liyer after that. The blue ocean and the golden sand of the beach that shine under the sun look exotic from the screen. Since then, Padang Padang Beach began to be visited by tourists who want to see for themselves the beauty of the beach. And since the beach has a strategic location, this beach is more and more visited by so many tourists.
Ubud Tourism Village, Gianyar
Not only took place in Padang Padang Beach, the film Eat, Pray, Love also filmed in the Ubud Tourism Village area. Julia Robert's shooting location in Bali is indeed very famous for its green and fresh natural beauty. The majority of locations taken in Ubud are paddy fields. So whether you come directly to the location or be seen from a screen, your eyes will only be served with a green panoramic view of the rice terraces that can bring a cool effect for your eyes.
In addition to "Eat, Pray, Love", another Hollywood film set on the island of Bali is Alex Cross. This film tells the story of Alex Cross, a detective who wants revenge on the criminals who killed his wife. He is told to escape to the island of Bali. The location of the escape is in the Karangasem Regency Area, precisely around the beachside villa. Karangasem Regency is indeed famous for its coastline. Starting from Tulamben Beach, Amed, to Jemeluk Beach. Well, to facilitate tourist accommodation, there are already many lodgings around the coast. So, this area is very suitable for you who want to feel the fresh air of the beach in the morning.
Gunung Kawi Temple, Gianyar
It’s another shooting place in Bali. The exact location is in Gianyar Regency. The unique temple from ancient times was used as the location for filming The Fall. The scene in the film is the performance of Kecak dance. Gunung Kawi Temple is indeed unique because the temple building was carved and has a height of about 10 meters and a width of 30 meters. In addition, this temple is also located at the foot of the mountain. Its location makes the place look calm and it also builds a sacred impression of the Kecak dance itself.
If you've already seen the locations above from the screen, it’s time to set your schedule to Bali and witness the natural beauty. For a moment, a sense of emotion and pride will fill your heart. With the charm and beauty, Bali has attracted the Hollywood film industry and made us, Indonesian, proud.