DENPASAR – THE CITY TOURISM DESTINATION
Home to a number of important cultural landmarks, exploration begins from the substantial historical site; the Pura Jagatnatha temple, which was built in 1953 and serves as the cultural center for Balinese Hinduism. The temple is dedicated to the supreme god Sanghyang Widi Wasa and is a great place to learn about Balinese religion and spirituality.
The Bajra Sandhi Monument is another important historical site in Denpasar – it is a large and striking monument commemorating Bali’s fight for independence. Located in a beautiful park, visitors can climb to the top for stunning views of Denpasar and the surrounding area.
Next is to find the Bali Museum, which houses a collection of artifacts, traditional Balinese art, historical artifacts, textiles and cultural treasures from Bali’s past in interactive exhibits and audiovisual presentations – a great place to learn about the rich cultural heritage of the island.
Another of Denpasar’s main draws are its traditional markets, which offer a fascinating deeper insight into local life and commerce. Pasar Badung Market is the largest market in Bali and is a must-visit destination for foodies, offering an incredible selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, spices and local delicacies. Pasar Kumbasari Market is another popular destination offering a wide range of goods including textiles, handicrafts, and souvenirs. It’s a great place to pick up some unique gifts and souvenirs to take home.
From there, head to the beach for a laid-back atmosphere – Sanur has a more laid-back, slower pace compared to other parts of Denpasar, making it a great place to relax and recharge.
Renowned as the sunrise of the world and the stunning full moon by the sea, Sanur offers a long stretch of white sandy beach, cafes and restaurants – a unique combination of local and international cuisine. It’s a great way to experience the modern vibe of the city by the beach.
“City tourism is an important and growing segment of the tourism industry, offering visitors a unique and diverse range of experiences and contributing to the economic development of cities and their communities. Learn more about urban tourism during BBTF2023 and support local businesses.” I Putu Winastra, the BBTF 2023 main committee and ASITA Bali chapter president added and invited buyers to explore during the event.
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