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Denpasar (Bali)

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 Experience

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Puputan Square

Take a walk through Puputan Square. Standing as a memorial to the heroic rajahs who committed mass suicide in front of the in...

Pasar Badung

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...

Kuta  

Kuta

Sanur

If you are looking for a less crowded retreat, head to Sanur, Bali’s oldest beachside town. While it is a little pricier than...

Uluwatu temple  

Uluwatu temple

Useful Tips

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Dressing

Remember to bring a sarong when visiting temples. Some receive few foreign visitors and require you to dress modestly.

Getting around

Although the weather can be warm and humid and the traffic chaotic, Bali and Denpasar can easily be explored on foot and walk...

Group van

Visitors travelling in a group may wish to hire a small van for a set rate. Remember to negotiate the price beforehand.

About City

  • Flying time from Singapore2 hours 40 minutes
  • CurrencyIndonesian Rupiah (IDR)
  • Airport to city13 kilometres

Fast Facts

  • Airport taxInternational flights IDR200,000
  • ClimateDry season: April to September.
    Wet season: October to March
  • Best time to goYear round