The Sanur beach is long and has white sand. Also one takes shelter, that makes advisable for swimming. Nevertheless, the warm beaches and the being a quite substantial tourist area creates a disadvantage in which the quality of the water is not as good as the Nusa Dua beach. Some people suggest you can tube respirator of Sanur, but died reef of long term does and his they are very few colorful fish to see. There are also multiple problems of errosion of the beach in Sanur.

sanur beachSanur can be divided inside to 4 areas. The north, the Pantai, the power station and the one of the south. Given Sanur was the option of most of ex--patriotic the Dutch, he of the independence of the post also has a then more cultural sensation slightly other southern areas of the resource of the beach. Also, desemejante of Kuta/de Legian, is a great amount of hotels that are really in the beach (nonseparated of her by a way). Although there is a number of bars, is not an area of the hospitality of the young people as it is Kuta. Sanur tends to attract more families.

North Sanur

The area is dominated by the hotel of the beach of Bali, that is the only hotel of the block of the tower in Bali (the normal regulations of the building that the buildings of the state cannot be higher then the Coco palms were ignored). Unfortunately also, the beach directly in front of this hotel is considered to be (the majority left in disorder) the dirtiest beach of Bali. In the side more, this area is used extensively by locals that brings here to their families in the week ends. You are so able to see a small piece more of the true Bali.

Pantai Beach

sanur beachThe beach of Kuta and the right south of the area represent the occupied part more of Sanur. Therefore has most of the stores, of the restaurants and the salesmen of the beach. Unfortunately, whereas Kuta moved many of him are the halconeros towards outside in 2001, Sanur no. Result which it is that a long walk throughout the trajectory of the front of the beach (that works the whole length of the beach of Sanur), obtains tight with the tourists and the “halconeros” of the companion throughout this section enough. The best areas of the white sandy beach are here, and down central Sanur.

Central Sanur

In spite of the central location “it labels”, this area much more is reserved then around Pantai. With few hotels and stores. The hotels that are here tend to be the greatest hotels (with the exception of the magnificent beach of Bali) in Sanur, as the Bali Hyatt. Although the halconeros of the beach are around, is no so much as more far to the north.

Southern Sanur
The beach throughout the south in Sanur is not as pleasant as the later north of the beach, although there are exceptions to this rule. You will find to a number of operators of the sports of the plunge and the beach in this area (in the end of the beach of They haul Kesumawati). More, unfortunately, salesmen of the beach who offer services of the massage of young girls indonesias. In spite of this, future throughout the beach to the south, you feel that this area is more exclusive then most of the other parts of Sanur. Also, desemejante of central Sanur, you will find a range of stores and restaurants here, but not anywhere close to he himself degree that the area of the beach of Pantai.

This temple with decorative carving is famous for its intricacy and ingenuity. Dating from the Majapahit period, this originally was as old dynasty sanctuary (prasada) of Mengwi Royalty.  The split gate and a 16-meter high tower inside the temple are constructed much like "Candi" in lava. The 64 stone seats, similar to megalithic ancestral shrines, commemorate warriors who died in battle.


sadha bali temple

The Werdhi Budaya Art Centre was started in 1973 and finished in 1976: the largest and most complete in a series of cultural centres built throughout the archipelago by the Indonesian Government over the last decade. Designed by Bali's foremost architect, Ida Bagus Tugur, (also architect for Indonesia,s new National Art Gallery) the vast complex is, apart from its very real cultural function, a showplace for Balinese Temple and Palace Architecture at its most opulent. The open stage Arda Candra with its towering candi gate and the almost rococo main Art Museum, sprawling park, Balinese pavilions and follies have, become a regular architectural attraction.

art centerBuilt on one of the few remaining coconut groves in central Denpasar, the centre has quickly become a busy forum for the performing and fine arts. With three Art Galleries and a host of stages, the Centre is only rivalled by Jakarta's Taman Ismail Marzuki as a venue for diverse and rapidly changing cultural programs. Since 1975 the Centre has been home to the islands Dance Academy (ASTI) a tertiary level Conservatorium, Dance and Drama School for traditional Balinese Performing arts. With the islands Art Scholl situated next door, the center's seminar halls and exhibition space are devoted to the encouragement and education of local art students.

The Balinese have long had a dream: to have a large-scale central venue, where they could hold their own, Balinese Cultural Events. And this dream after many years of waiting eventually became a reality with the construction of tall building designed Balinese architecture. This building, the Mahudara Mandhara Giri Bhuwaana, was inaugurated on the 14th February 1973, the first of a series of buildings covering five hectares. This Art Center, located at Nusa Indah Street, is also known by the Balinese name Werdhi Budaya.

Function of the Art Center Building

In the North is located the Gedung Kriya Uccaihsrawa building where the fine arts exhibition are held. Balinese and foreign artists exhibit there.

To The West of Gedung Kriya lies the two story Dewi Ratih Building. Which is used during the Bali Art Festival for an architectural exhibition on the first floor and a photography exhibition on the second floor.
taman budaya art center bali

But the largest structure (7200 m2) by far is the giant crescent shaped Ardha Candra Amphitheater. A magnificent Candi Kurung's gates, through which the dancers enter the stage, make up the background of the performances. The atmosphere is particularly impressive during the full moon or under the light of the projectors. This theatre, completed in 1977, can hold up to 600 people. Underneath the stage, facing North, West and ticketing offices and handicraft exhibition rooms for the various regencies of the island.

To the west of Ardha Candra Amphitheater is the Ksirarnawa closed theatre, which occupies a 5850 square meter surface on two floors. The theatre can contain up to 800 people, which is located on the second floor. The first one is occupied by the offices of the Art Center, a cafeteria, and several is also used for various handicraft exhibitions, the turn over of which is increasing from year to year, and they play a large role in the increase in non oil exports. Visiting hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday.

It is about 3 kilometers south of Bali International Airport Ngurah Rai. The fishing village of Kedonganan, at the northern part of the beach could be seen a traditional fish market and a great number of anchoring "Jukung" of traditional fishing boat which present an interesting view.  To experience sailing around the gulf here by traditional sailing boat give us the picturesque image of west Balis crescent beach.

kedonganan bali

On the western coast of Kedonganan is the sandy shore contiguos to Kuta Beach. You can find traditional fishing boats here, such as the motorised outrigger canoes, which can be engaged for a trip in the sea.

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