Denpasar Bali City Tour is an exiting day trip in Bali to discover bustling city of Denpasar, which home to several historical, multi-cultural, traditional, and religious gems.
Denpasar is the capital of Bali and the main gateway to the island. Located in the south of Bali, about 14 kms from the Ngurah Rai International Airport. Is the central control for most economic and bussiness, social, education, governmental, and organisation activities in Bali.
The itinerary of Denpasar Bali City Tour take you on journeys to visit Puputan Square, Jagatnatha Temple, Bali Museum, Pasar Badung Traitional Market, Bajra Sandi Monument, and a chance to taste Bali’s iconic dish, Babi Guling (Suckling pig).
Our Bali City Tour are included of all the entrance fees and tickets, lunch, tax, and comfortable air-conditioned car transfer with expert and knowledgeable Balinese guide.
❀ Bali City Tour Details
Pick up time 08.00 AM | Duration 7 hours
After convenient hotel pickup from your hotel, our driver will take to the island’s capital city of Denpasar to discover a Balinese cultural hub. Your first stop is at the historic Puputan Square situated in the Denpasar’s city center.
This busy gathering place is a favorite of locals and travelers alike, thanks to its mix of open space and intriguing monuments.
Check out the memorial to the Balinese family, which commemorates the battle of the rajas of Badung against the invading Dutch army in 1906.
Next to, Jagatnata Temple is the biggest Hindu temple in Denpasar town which many visited by Hindu people in Denpasar to pray in particular on full moon and black moon. This temple is designed very beautiful with full of religious and artistic ornaments.
In the center of Jagatnatha temple area, there is a high temple building encircled by the fertile tropical garden.
From the temple building until the entrance gate, you will find the Balinese decoration with full of meaning.
Continue from there to Bali’s Museum, just adjacent to the former royal palace. Wander the museum’s collection for around 30 to 40 minutes, admiring its range of artifacts covering everything from 20th century art to pre-historic times.
The museum is also home to range of items celebrating Indonesian culture such as musical instruments, sculpture, theatrical masks, textiles and paintings.
Keep your eyes out for exhibits dedicated to Balinese tooth filing as well as marriage and cremation events.
Proceed next to the colorful Pasar Badung (an Indonesian word for ‘market’) which display the local Balinese daily needs or local product trading that is very crowded with unique activities and friendly smiles of Balinese people.
You will find the transaction voice among buyer and merchant with multifarious merchandise according to the life need like daily kitchen need, appliance of Hindu ritual, fruits until the traditional clothes.
In this market, you will find the unique thing from the local people especially the women when carrying the material or any items with extremely heavy, she put all of them on her head with a big basket.
Continue the trip to Bajra Sandhi Monument is a major landmark in Denpasar Bali, a monument to the struggles of the Balinese people, set right in the centre of the Renon Square.
The site is adjacent the Bali Governor’s office, and is hard to miss with its grand structure that resembles a Balinese Hindu priest’s praying bell, or ‘bajra’.
Inside the base is a museum that displays various historical dioramas of the people’s past struggle for Independence.
There are three floors inside. The ground level lets you admire the typical Balinese architectural features applied to the overall structure
While the second floor is where most of the diagrams and dioramas that depict the Balinese people’s pre-history and history are shown.
The last upper level provides you with soaring views over the green square and Denpasar’s cityscape afield.
The Bajra Sandhi Monument sits on a 4,900sqm plot within the vast 14.4Ha grounds of flat green lawns, gardens and palms of the square.
Its contains 33 dioramas describing the history of the prehistoric (300,000 BC) that the humans are still moving and highly depends on the nature until the independence era (1950 – 1975) where the development of Bali are covering all aspects such as political, economic and social cultures.
Snap a few priceless photos before you are conveniently transfer to the local restaurant for lunch, then transfer back to your hotel.
❀ Bali City Tour Highlights
US $ 35
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