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Denpasar is the capital city of the province of Bali, Indonesia. It is also the site of Ngurah Rai Airport, the main gateway to Bali. It has a population of 491,500 (2002). It is located at 8°39′S, 115°13′E. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 399 KB) Gajah Mada Str. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 399 KB) Gajah Mada Str. ... Bali is an Indonesian island located at , the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. ... Ngurah Rai Airport (IATA: DPS, ICAO: WADD), also known as Bali International Airport, is located in southern Bali, 13 km south of Denpasar. ...

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Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2532x1393, 262 KB) Dempasar, Bali, Indonesia July, 2005 インドネシア バリ州デンパサール Source: Photo by っ Copyrighted by っ Also CC-by-2. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2532x1393, 262 KB) Dempasar, Bali, Indonesia July, 2005 インドネシア バリ州デンパサール Source: Photo by っ Copyrighted by っ Also CC-by-2. ...

Tourism

Denpasar has various attractions. The surfing beaches are famous all over the world. Australian tourists come to Bali for the surfing waves. Some of the famous surfing beaches are Kuta Beach, Legian Beach and Canggu Beach.


Ten minutes from the Ngurah Rai airport you could find yourself in the city of Kuta. Kuta is where all the hotels, marketplaces, and malls are. Bali is a haven for shoppers everywhere and Denpasar is where all the beautiful handicrafts around Bali is gathered under one roof. Artworks, pottery, textiles and silver.


The famous batik cloths are as beautiful as they are cheap. Made of pure cotton with glorious patterns the Balinese batik is definitely a good buy. The jewelery district is in a town called Celup which is 30 minutes away from Kuta. Here you will find rows and rows of silver and goldsmith's shop selling jewelery for cheap.


See also

  • Waterbom Park and Spa

Waterbom Park and Spa is a waterslide park in Tuban, Bali in Indonesia. ...

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DENPASAR - Indo-holidays.com (446 words)
Denpasar is a "village-city" with an aristocratic past.
Denpasar is the most dynamic city east of Surabaya, and arguably the richest in the country - there are more vehicles per capita here than in Jakarta.
Spurred in all directions by population pressures motorized transport, urban growth is little enveloping the neighboring villages obliterating the surrounding rice fields, leaving a new urban landscape in its wake housing estates in the midst of rice fields in the middle of the city.
Denpasar, Indonesia, Pictures (238 words)
Denpasar, city in central Indonesia and capital of the island province of Bali.
Although Denpasar itself is not a tourist destination, the city's international airport is a major gateway to Indonesia.
During the 19th century, Denpasar was the capital of an area known as Badung, ruled by the rajah of Badung.
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