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Bali Destination : Bajra Sandhi Monument

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Bajra Sandhi Monument located at Raya Puputan Niti Mandala Street, Renon, Denpasar, Bali. It is about 35 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. 
Tracing the historical periods of Bali from the Prehistorical Period, the Ancient Balinese Period, the Physical Struggle Period and the Period of Fulfilling independence Day can be done by visiting the Monument of Balinese Struggle. This Monument was build to preserve and develop people’s awareness toward culture heritage in term of heroic values, patriotism, unity, nationalism, and also love for peace which can be handed down to the youths. The moment which has officially opened by President Megawati Soekarno Putri on June 14th 2003 and located in the south of Puputan Margarana square is famous as one of tourism destination of Denpasar City, Bali.

The build of The Monument of Balinese Struggle Monument was the idea of the late Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra. At that moment he was the Governor of Bali. In order to achieve his idea,…

Bali Destination : Mertasari Beach

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Mertasari Beach located in Sanur Village, Denpasar, Bali. It is about 35 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and about 15 minutes from Denpasar City. This beach has a really large parking area and has a beautiful jogging track along the beach with beautiful view. The unique one will catch your attention when you saw something like a pond but actually the water of the beach stay there and shape like that with some beautiful plants in the middle of the pond. You also will se a beautiful bridge above the pond. Such a really nice scene right ? In Mertasari Beach you will see many colorful canoes park on the shore line because the fisherman there is still active catching fish. But not all of the canoes still active, so it is like a decoration for the beach because the canoes were really beautiful. The fisherman was also really kind, they are local people that lived nearby Mertasari beach. Like the other beach in Bali, you will see many gazebos for you who want to sit and …

Bali Destination : Bali Museum

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Museum Bali located in Mayor Wisnu Street No 1 Dangin Puri, Denpasar City, Bali. It is about 40 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport. This museum is a museum of arts and historical things, especially about Bali. There are four main building. Mostly in the building there are historical things, like Keris, many kind of Coins, and Barongswari.
            Here is a story about Barongswari. Once upon a time, it was about the marriage of Bhatara Guru and Bhatari Uma. They had a son named Bhatara Kumara. Bhatara Guru was really happy, but Bhatari Uma was so sad because her son never got close to her. Only for breastfeeding. Bhatara Kumara went to his mother, and after that he always stayed beside his father. It made Bhatari Uma mad and one day during breastfeeding, Bhatara Kumara was treated coarsely by his mother. Then Bhatara Guru came and saw his wife like Kala not like the God. Bhatara Guru was angry and said “If it’s the way you behave, like a giant, deserved to be Durga not th…

Bali Destination : Sanur Beach

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Sanur Beach is one of the famous beaches in Bali with clear white sands. It is about 30 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport. Sanur Beach located in the East of Bali, so this beach is the right place if you want to see sunrise in the morning. Sanur Beach has calm wave, not for surf, so it is safe for children to play and swim there. You will see many gazebos to sit along the beach and the gazebos located on the great area, I mean, it is makes you like you are in the middle of the sea, from that gazebos you will see many small animals mostly crabs walking around the rocks under the gazebos.
For you who like to jogging and cycling, there is a jogging track along the beach.It is about 5 kilometers from the Jalan Mertasari area in south Sanur, north to the main beach at Jalan Hangtuah. This makes for a lovely scenic bike ride, especially in the early morning so you can enjoy the beautiful sunrise while cycling or jogging. There are also some small restaurants and art shops. …