Must-see attractions in Denpasar

  • Bajra Sandhi Monument


    The centrepiece to a popular park, this huge monument is as big as its name. Inside the vaguely Borobudur-like structure are dioramas tracing Bali’s…

  • Stone sculpture, Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali.

    Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali


    Think of this as the British Museum or the Smithsonian of Balinese culture. It's all here, but unlike those world-class institutions, you have to work at…

  • Pura Jagatnatha temple.

    Pura Jagatnatha


    The state temple, built in 1953, is dedicated to the supreme god, Sanghyang Widi. Part of its significance is its statement of monotheism. Although the…

  • Puputan Square


    This bit of urban open space commemorates the heroic but suicidal stand of the rajas of Badung against the invading Dutch in 1906. A monument depicts a…

  • Taman Wedhi Budaya


    This arts centre is a sprawling complex in the eastern part of Denpasar. Its lavish architecture houses an art gallery with an interesting collection…

  • Pura Maospahit


    Established in the 14th century, at the time the Majapahit arrived from Java, this temple was damaged in a 1917 earthquake and has been heavily restored…

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