The first European contact with Bali is considered to have been in 1585, penginapan and hotel murah di bali when a Portuguese ship wreck the Bukit Peninsula and left a few Portuguese in the service of Dewa Agung arrived in 1597, the Dutch explorer Cornelis de Houtman in Bali and with the founding of the Dutch East India Company in 1602, was the stage for colonial control two and a half centuries later when Dutch control expanded set to Indonesia in the second half of the nineteenth century (see Dutch East Indies). Dutch political and economic control over Bali began in the 1840s on the north coast, when the Dutch pitted various physical Bali not believe in each other. In the late 1890s, struggles between Balinese kingdoms in the south of the island was used by the Dutch to increase their control.
Dutch mounted sea and land attacks in Sanur in 1906 and met with thousands of members of the royal family and their followers in the Dutch higher power played a defensive attack Puputan suicide rather than the humiliation gave Despite Dutch demands for surrender, 200 Balinese marched to their death against the invaders. In the Dutch intervention agency in Bali (1908), a similar massacre opposite the
Dutch assault in Klungkung. Afterwards the Dutch governors are administrative control over the island, but local control over religion and culture in general have remained intact. Dutch sovereignty Bali came later and was never so well organized and. In other parts of Indonesia such as Java and Maluku
In the 1930s, created anthropologists Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, and artists Miguel Covarrubias and Walter Spies, and musicologist Colin McPhee a western image of Bali as “enchanted land of aesthetes at peace with themselves and nature”, and western tourism first developed on the island