There are many beaches on Bali’s coastline, most of which have black sand. Jimbaran Bay and most of the north coast are safe for swimming. Bali’s popular southern beaches tend to be unclean and during the wet season (December to January), garbage can be washed onto them. Inland, the island has lots of greenery, including rice paddies (the main crop) cultivated in the form of sculpted terraces. Bali has many volcanoes, some of which are still active, such as Mount Batur.Mount Agung (3,142 metres) towers over East Bali.
Many kinds of art are common in Bali. Ubud has many museums, informal workshops and retail outlets.
The Bali Bomb Memorial in Kuta lies adjacent to the former Sari Club, where bombs killed 202 in October 2002. Puputan Park, Denpasar has a famous monument to the Balinese’s fight against Dutch colonialists.