Denpasar (Bali), Indonesia
Since being designated the capital of Bali province in 1958, Denpasar has grown rapidly into a bustling city where the old and new mix seamlessly. Though the center of government and business, Denpasar retains a distinct Balinese personality and the city is home to numerous temples, palaces, and museums. Denpasar is also the starting point for exploring Bali, one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, known for its rich culture, traditions, surf-friendly beaches, and lovely rice terraces.
Must ExperienceView all
Take a walk through Puputan Square. Standing as a memorial to the heroic rajahs who committed mass suicide in front of the in...
Get your retail fix at Bali’s largest wet market, Pasar Badung – it’s the place to bargain for produce from all over the isla...
If you are looking for a less crowded retreat, head to Sanur, Bali’s oldest beachside town. While it is a little pricier than...
Useful TipsView all
Remember to bring a sarong when visiting temples. Some receive few foreign visitors and require you to dress modestly.
Although the weather can be warm and humid and the traffic chaotic, Bali and Denpasar can easily be explored on foot and walk...
Visitors travelling in a group may wish to hire a small van for a set rate. Remember to negotiate the price beforehand.
- Flying time from Singapore2 hours 40 minutes
- CurrencyIndonesian Rupiah (IDR)
- Airport to city13 kilometres
- Airport taxInternational flights IDR200,000
ClimateDry season: April to September.
Wet season: October to March
- Best time to goYear round