Bali: Denpasar Places of interest
Is built in the 13 Th Century by a holy priest namely : " Dang hyang Dwijedra " on a small island very close to the Benoa Harbour and Nusa Dua Local outrigger sailing canoes can be hired from sanur for an hour's scenic sail down the coast, or motorized canoes . Now, it can be reached through a roadway in approximately 15 minutes to the east of Kuta
JAGAT NATHA TEMPLE
One of the most beautiful temples of Denpasar is the Central Pura Jagat Natha, at the Northeast corner of puputan Square. This temple comes alive at the full moon ceremony, when worsppiers from all over the city gather to bring offerings and devotions. On the main street of Denpasar, its restful sahede and gnarled frangipani trees offer a welcome contrast to the hubbub of city traffic. Also, you'll find the market temple, Pura Melanting, where busy vendors pause to make their offerings for a prosperous day.
On the eastern side of the historic Puputan Square in Denpasar is the Museum of Bali, built by the Dutch in 1932. The Original collection was put together with the assistance of a German painter. Well apportioned exhibition halls display an excellent collection of Balinese artifacts from prehistoric to contemporary times, including weapons, dance costumes, Ming ceramic, cloth and paintings.
Just north of the Nusa Dua complex, takes one on to the narrow peninsula of land, which terminates in the small village of Benoa. From the concrete pier, you can see over the Serangan Island, lying low on the water. From this fishing village, people can depart daily by the Cruise ship. Out in the bay, is an anchorage for ocean - going yachts and The Bali International Yachts also has a base here.