Denpasar Vacations

Denpasar is the capital city of the Indonesian island of Bali, known for its white, sandy beaches. Sanur is excellent for sunbathing and relaxing, whereas beaches like Kuta, Legian and Canggu offer good surfing. Most of the tourist infrastructure is based around Kuta, and this is the area to visit if you are into wandering around markets and craft ... Read more
stalls to haggle over batik. To get a feel for the main part of Denpasar itself, head to Puputan Badung Square in the center of the city. There’s a Hindu temple on one edge of this green urban space, and next door is the Bali Museum, which lays out the island’s history from prehistoric times right through to World War II.

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The best time to visit Bali is in the summer, when temperatures stay in the low 80s (20). But summer visitors shouldn’t expect a secluded island vacation: this lovely time of year attracts honeymooners, surfers ... Read more
and families from around the world. If you’d rather trade fair weather for an island all to yourself, visit during Bali’s humid and rainy monsoon season, when you can upgrade to a nicer hotel for a lower price. Keep in mind that Bali is home to a large Hindu population, so religious holidays like Galungan and Nyepi (the Balinese Day of Silence) might impact vacation plans, though it will also give you a glimpse into the island’s rich culture.

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Pittsford (town), New York

Denpasar is the capital city and main hub of the Indonesian province of Bali, in the southern part of the island. Traffic is main issue.

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Brooklyn, État de New York, États Unis

Denpasar is the commercial center of Bali and home of the international airport. There is very little here that is of tourist interest. Other reviews refer to other parts of the island, not Denpasar proper. Tourists should not spend much time here unless they want to explore urban Indonesia.

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Local from Denpasar

Hotels : US $ 5-25
Food : US $ 1-10
Transport :
US $ 5 ( motorbike )
US $ 15-25 ( car )

Jakarta, Indonesia

A Day in Denpasar: Will Meyrick’s top-five must-try Balinese dishes

For a different take on seeing Bali through the eyes of a local, Chef Will Meyrick heads to Denpasar’s humble hawkers and street food stalls, locally known as warung, to indulge in a culinary journey of discovery – a world far away from the romantic resort island’s restaurant terraces and tourist traps. If you’re new to Balinese cuisine, Will’s top-five is the perfect place to start.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Seems mostly like a transit point, not many people spend time here, and really it is hard to justify doing so with so many other wonderful options around the island.


friendliness of its people and beautiful scenery tourist attraction that can not be easily forgotten, makes us want to go back there.

Sydney, Australia
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It was smelly and really dirty in a lot of places. The people were also very rude



Please do visit Bali with friends and family..

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we are 11 member of family age 9 to 67yrs from new Delhi for 26may 2019

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