Monday, August 10, 2020

Get lost in the city of Denpasar - the multicultural capital of Bali

Get lost in the city of Denpasar - the multicultural capital of Bali

Denpasar city is the multicultural capital of Bali Island - where you can immerse yourself in the local life full of joy and excitement.

Introduction to the city of Denpasar

The multicultural town Denpasar is the capital of Bali Island and also the largest city. It is a gateway to Bali and many other cities in the Sunda Islands.

As the capital of Bali, Denpasar has a rich Balinese culture influenced by history, religion and dance. Bali is known for its elegant diversity of arts.
Denpasar city with temples, gardens, museums and palaces. Although it is a large city, it still has the personality of the local Balinese people. Some of the main tourist attractions in the city are the Rajas of Badung, Bali National Museum, Pura Jagat Natha, Pura Maospahit, Church of St. Joseph, Alun-Alun Puputan and more. Here the people are extremely friendly and the food is quite delicious ...

Get lost in the city of Denpasar - the multicultural capital of Bali IslandThe capital has a bold cultural identity in Bali

The city of Denpasar is the seat of government, an industrial center and center of commerce and education. Although the center of the city is quite busy, the outer areas such as the cultural village and the mangrove forest have a more relaxed, nature-friendly space.
The city has many wellness centers as well as shopping options from traditional markets and textile shops to souvenir shops and even malls. Denpasar is a blend of rustic and modern style that makes it a unique place to visit during your Bali vacation.

Some things to keep in mind when traveling to Denpasar

- The best time to visit is during the dry season, which runs from April to September. During this time the weather is still humid but not as unpleasant as it is during the rainy season so trips in these months will be expensive. over and overcrowded.
The shuttle bus is a safe and convenient way to get around Denpasar 's main attractions.
Tourists wear Western costumes but must adhere to dress codes at temples and other religious sites.
- The official languages ​​of the area are Indonesian and Balinese. Because of travel requirements, a lot of people can speak English. The main restaurants, spas, hotels and tourist attractions have English speaking staff and guides.
- The city has Ngurah Rai International Airport, also known as Denpasar International Airport. Some major airlines including Emirates, Dragonair, Cathay Pacific, Korean Air, Qatar Airlines, Singapore Airlines, etc. Ngurah Rai International Airport connects Bali with most major Indonesian cities and some of the above world.
Denpasar is centrally located and is easily accessible by car or taxi from major tourist areas in the south of Bali. A trip from Kuta, Legian and Seminyaks will take 20-30 minutes depending on traffic. Sanur is only 15 minutes east and Ubud about 30 minutes north. Tabanan is about 40 minutes northwest.

The main attractions


Sanur Beach

It is a perfect destination in Denpasar city . Near the beach promenade you will find sacred temples, sandy beaches and colorful lifestyles. 
You can enjoy exotic dishes like Indonesian and Italian at the famous Lada restaurant and Tirta restaurant. Fishing is one of the main recreational activities you can experience.
The beach resorts with a beautiful atmosphere are tourist attractions. Here you can explore the sophistication of art and culture with a diverse mix of classical and modern times.

Bali's arts center 

Located on the eastern suburbs, Taman Werdhi Budaya or Bali's Arts Center is Bali's premier cultural hub. It includes a large exhibition space, art museum, concert hall and theater and an adjacent school for performing arts. There are permanent performances of Balinese art including all the famous styles in the nearby town of Ubud, traditional furniture and costumes.
Guests can experience dance and music performances in two outdoor theaters with modern lighting. Dances are also routinely choreographed for the public, including works incorporating contemporary Polish dance. The unique Kecak show is held every evening at 6: 30-7: 30pm. 

Sindhu Beach

Is a great beach to visit in Denpasar city . The waves here are quite large suitable for extreme water sports and surfing is a popular activity at nearby surf spots like Padang Galak, Biaung and Segara.
Strolling by the sand, enjoying the beauty of the beach and the calm breeze, and sunbathing are popular recreational activities. An idea to visit nearby tourist attractions like Bali art center, Jagatnatha temple, BairaShandi monument and Badung traditional market would be very interesting.
A night at hotels in front of the beach will help you enjoy the exciting nightlife and camping activities.
Sindhu Beach Market is home to a lot of small shops and stalls. Go for a walk and shop for a variety of clothing, souvenirs, crafts, spices, groceries, and ethnic jewelry.

Bajra Sandhi Monument

The architecture of the BajraSandhi Monument is based on the concept of Tri Mandala. It is in the form of a rectangular building block and has three main parts.
This is one of the main tourist destinations attracting international students and tourists. This monument houses a library, conference room and information room. You can explore the origins of Balinese rule and the beginning of Hinduism on the island of Bali. Also you can see a panoramic view of Denpasar city .

Sakenan Temple

Sakenan Temple is a Hindu temple located in the northwestern area of ​​Serangan village. One can enjoy breathtaking views of the coast and Nusa Dua Beach from this temple. The shrine also hosts a colorful festival every six months that is very popular among natives and tourists. If you are among the tourists who love exploring religion, do not forget to visit this temple while in the city of Denpasar .

Eating in Denpasar?

Most of the food in Denpasar are Balinese dishes that visitors love, you can find many food shops in the Pasar Kreneng neighborhood. Flavor of Balinese cuisine with delicacies such as roasted suckling pig, roast satay or tropical fruits will stimulate your taste buds.
If you want, you can eat like a local at the small stalls in the heart of Bali's largest food market, Pasar Badung.
Denpasar city is an interesting Bali tourist destination that tourists often ignore, but if you have more than 1 week in Bali, do not miss the exciting experiences in this city!

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