On this half day tour package, we will take you for a tour around the city, especially the city of Denpasar. We will spend about 4 – 5 hours in this tour. In this journey, we will visit some historical places and other places where we can observe the social life of Balinese people in particular. Studying the history, socio-cultural life and art of Balinese society is endless. To find out just a little information about it lets visit some interesting places around city of Denpasar, where this place is not too far from the hotel where you stay. Here are some places that we will visit : Bajra Sandhi Monument, Bali Museum, Badung Traditional Market and Pura Jagatnatha Badung. For an explanation of each place, please check the following :
Bajra Sandhi Monument
Bajra Sandhi Monument is a monument of struggle built in a vast area surrounded by soccer fields in the Renon area of Denpasar. The Bajra Sandhi Monument is a monument to the struggle of the Balinese people that was built to commemorate the services of the heroes and honor their struggle for independence. In addition, this monument is also a symbol of the preservation of the spirit of the struggle of the people of Bali in defending the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia.
This monument also symbolizes how the spirit of our heroes in war to maintain independence. This can be seen from the number of stairs on the main door numbering 17. Number 17 is the date of Indonesian independence. In this monument there are also 8 large poles inside the building. Number 8 is Indonesia’s month of independence in August. And there is a monument as high as 45 meters symbolizing Indonesia’s independence year. So if all the symbols are merged it will remind us of the date of Indonesian independence that is 17 August 1945.
The location of this monument is right in front of Bali Governor’s Office at Puputan Renon Square, Denpasar. All government activities are centered in this area. This monument is named Bajra Sandhi because it resembles “Bajra” or “Genta” which is a tool used by Hindu priests in pronouncing Vedas or Mantra in every religious ceremony. This monument was built in 1987 and inaugurated for the first time by the President of Indonesian Mrs. Megawati Soekarto Putri. The purpose of the construction of this monument is in addition to commemorate the services of the hero also to spark the spirit of the younger generation to fight and defend the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia in order to remain united.
Badung Traditional Market
Badung market is located on Gajah Mada street Denpasar. Badung market is one of the traditional markets in Bali, especially in Denpasar which is a place that is visited by many domestic and foreign tourists. In this market a variety of needs are sold both the basic needs of the people of Denpasar, traditional foods that are characteristic, Balinese art and other items. When visiting Bali, you should take the time to visit here.
This market is visited by many tourists, where besides they can witness the process of buying and selling directly from traders to buyers who are still done traditionally because of the process of bargaining, they can also enjoy a variety of traditional culinary offerings and buy a variety of handicraft items that are characteristic of Bali to be souvenir. Badung market is selling a variety of goods such as various foodstuffs, handicrafts, textiles, as well as for the purposes of traditional ceremonies / religious. Kumbasari Market is also available which also provides various kinds of daily necessities on the ground floor, then on the top floor there is an art shop that sells various types of handicrafts made of wood to woven materials and paintings and other souvenirs. Badung market has daily operational time which is open from early morning until late at night. In fact, you can say that this market is never empty of visitors because the operational time is almost 24 hours a day.
Pura Jagatnatha is located in the city of Denpasar, precisely on Jalan Mayor Wisnu, east of Puputan Badung field. This temple is categorized as Pura Kahyangan and becomes an altar for the Hindu gods. Like most temples in Bali, the position of the building faces west of Mount Agung. Hindus in Bali believe that at the top of the mountain there is the palace of the gods. This temple is made as a place of worship to Hyang Widhi Wasa (God Almighty) as an expression of gratitude for having created the universe and its contents. Pura Agung Jagatnatha has a pelinggih, a holy place residing Hyang, the towering Padmasana pelinggih reaches about 15 meters. At the top of Padmasana, there is a picture of Acintya, a symbol or an embodiment of the omnipotence of God.
In addition to Padmasana, in the temple there are two pelinggih canopies that stands on the left-right front Padmasana. Meanwhile, Ratu Niang’s pelinggih stood in the northeast. There is also Pelinggih Dalem Karang and Pelinggih Ratu Made. Near Ratu Niang’s pelinggih, a tree grows. Like most other pretenders, there are also Bale Kulkul, Pamiyosan, Bale Paselang, Bale Gong, Bentar Temple, and Kori Agung.
Bali Museum is located in a strategic location in downtown Denpasar, precisely in the way of Mayor Wisnu. In the southern part of the museum there is Pura Jagatnatha, while the field of Puputan Badung and Statue of Four Faces (Catur Muka Statue) is in front of Bali Museum. Bali museum is a museum storage of human and ethnographic pasts of human past. The museum collections consist of ethnographic objects such as equipment and equipment for life, art, religious, written language and others that reflect the life and development of Balinese culture. The idea of establishing a Balinese museum was first coined by W.F.J. Kroon (1909-1913) Assistant Resident of Bali Selatan in Denpasar. The idea materialized with the establishment of a geung called Gedung Arca in 1910. Paraa architects are I Gusti gede Ketut Kandeldari banjar abasan and Igusti Ketut Rai from Belong banjar with a German architect Curt Grundler. The support of funds and materials comes from kings namely Buleleng, Tabanan, Badung and Karangasem.
W.F. Ideas Sttuterhim Head of antiquities, continued efforts to complete the museum with the relics of ethnography in 1930. To facilitate the management of the museum then formed a foundation chaired by H.R. Ha’ak, author G.J Grader, treasurer G.M.Hendrikss, members of R. Goris, I gusti Ngurah Alit of Badung king, I Gusti Bagus Negara and W.Spies. Foundation personnel was ratified on 8 December 1932 and at the same time the Bali Museum was opened to the public. Tabanan Building, Karangasem Building and Buleleng Building are open for permanent exhibitions with collections of prehistoric, historical, ethnographic objects including fine arts.
The exterior walls, courtyards and gates are designed in the typical style of the castle or kingdom in Denpasar. There are four pavilions in the museum complex. The pavilion at this place represents various districts in Bali.
In the north there is Tabanan pavilion. The collections featured are dance equipment such as dance costumes, all kinds of masks for mask dance, shadow puppets, traditional Balinese swords for Calonarang dance, as well as some ancient statues.
In the center of the complex stands Buleleng pavilion. This building has a unique style of Pura in northern Bali. This pavilion has a collection of Balinese clothing including a traditional Balinese fan. The last pavilion, located at the main entrance where you will see the towering high kulkul (traditional equipment to gather residents), as well as various other prehistoric collections. You can see equipment used by humans during hunting and gardening, cultivation periods, and metallic periods. While the top floor of this pavilion displays a collection of Balinese art. The Bali Museum is a good place to learn more about Bali.
Half Day City Tour Itinerary :
08:00 – Pick up at the hotel
09.00 – Visit Bajra Shandi Monument
10.00 – Visit Badung Traditional Market
11.00 – Visit Jagatnatha Temple
11.30 – Visit Bali Museum
12.30 – Lunch
13.30 – Lunch Finish and Back to hotel
14.30 – Arrive at hotel
Denpasar City Tour Price :
We offer two price you can choose which is Regular Tours Price and Inclusive Tours Price, Please see below the details of Bali Denpasar City Tours Packages price :
Regular Tours Price :
IDR. 500.000/car ( 1 till 6 person included)
IDR. 900.000/minibus ( 1 till 12 person included)
IDR. 1.100.000/minibus ( 1 till 17 person included)
IDR. 2.150.000/bus ( 1 till 30 person included)
Inclusion : Private Car / Minibus / Bus + Petrol + English Speaking Driver
Note : Entrance fee and Lunch is not include in the price
Inclusive Tours Price :
Note : For Inclusive Price is minimun Booking 2 Person
Inclusion : Private Car / Minibus / Bus + Petrol + English Speaking Driver + Lunch
+ Entrance Fee + Mineral Water
Area Covered for Pick Up :
Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran, Sanur, Ubud, Denpasar, Benoa Harbour, Airport
Please contact us for pick up in different area
- The price already include with 21% Government tax and Services
- Get special price for group booking
- Regular Tours Price : is a Bali day tours price without include lunch and entrance fee, you need to pay by your own self
- Inclusive Tours Price : is a Bali day tours price with include lunch and entrance fee
- The tour is Private Tours, means there is no other participant, just only you and your companion
- The Tour will assist by English Speaking Tours Driver
- Tour Guide can be requested, contact us if you want to request Tour Guide during the trip
- Time and Tourism site is subject to change based on your request.
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