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4000 years ago the Chinese came to Bali at Pura Pulaki in the north west corner of Bali. There is evidence that the Buddhist and Hindu religion came to Bali in around 500AD. The recorded history of Bali starts with a obelisk, dated 914AD in Sanur in the south. Subsequently the Holy Spring Temple of Pura Tirta Empul was built in 960. Contact with the kingdoms in Java created new kingdoms in Bali. The two influences making up the Bali culture were the Javanese and Chinese, the religion being modified from the Buddhist-Hinduism of Java and the trade and rice culture from China. The northern part of Bali was settled first, the dryness and uncertainty of rain in the north pushed the settlers to move south.