The capital city of
is Denpasar which has many community temples called "Pura". One of them is Pura Jagatnatha which is dedicated to the Supreme God, Sang Hyang Widi Wasa. Inside the area of the Temple, there is a Museum. The Museum offers a fine variety of prehistoric and modern art, whereas its architectural design resembles that of a palace. The Art Center, "Werdi Budaya" presents a yearly art festival between June and July, with performances, exhibitions, art contest and so on.
Beach has long been a popular recreation site for people from local people. The palm-lined beach curves from the
Bali Beach Hotel
toward the south, facing the Indian Ocean towards the east.
offers many good hotels, restaurants, shops and other tourist facilities. It is only a short distance from Denpasar. Public transportation to and from the city are easily available until well into the night.
Once is a lonely village on the road from
toward the Bukit Peninsula.
is now a thriving tourist resort, popular mainly among the young. It is a beach for surfing although currents make it less suitable for swimming. Coast guards, however, are on constant duty during the day. Kuta faces toward the west offering beautiful sunsets. Accommodation ranges from international hotels to home stays.
The village abounds with restaurants, shops, discotheques and other tourist facilities. It is easier to find regular performances of Balinese music and dance in Kuta, staged specially for tourists, than anywhere else in Bali. Some performances are staged nightly. The village is ideal for meeting and mixing with other people, locals as well as visitors from abroad.
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