The majority of visitors to Bali simply adore going to the markets because of the great shopping bargains, the enjoyment of walking around the stalls seeing almost the same product in each stall, getting hassled by stall-owners to but their goods, and in general, the sheer delight in bargaining the […]
Denpasar’s Chinese style shop-houses and small selection of departments store are not as interesting as the traditional markets in the city. The largest Balinese market in Denpasar is Pasar Badung, located in a massive 3-storey building on the banks of the Badung river in the center of downtown, close to […]
Denpasar is the only municipality in Bali, being the largest center of population. Culturally its an interesting mix of Denpasar natives, Balinese from other parts of the island who work in Kuta other and Indonesians, particularly Javanese. Indonesians will tell you Denpasar has a community feel, where neighbours help each […]
Here is a map of Denpasar highlighting major streets and places of interest.
Denpasar means ‘by the market’ and is Bali’s only real city. Denpasar is home to Balinese people from all over the island who work in Kuta, so in the late afternoon the roads leading to Denpasar are choked with traffic. For a Javanese person Denpasar is home from home. I’ve […]
On my home home from Ketewel today I swung through Denpasar, the capital of Bali. My guide book said the Natour Bali hotel. close to the Bali Museum, on Jl. Veteran, had a Rijstaffel for a very reasonable price. Arriving at where the hotel was supposed to be, I was […]
The Bali Museum is located at Puputan Square in Denpasar. Set in traditional looking grounds, adjacent to Pura Jagatnata, a visit to the museum is a relaxing and affordable place, where you can learn about Balinese history. Split into 4 main buildings, the museum is stocked with artifacts dating back […]