Denpasar, Bali is home to approximately 400,000 people of diverse religious backgrounds.
13 kilometres south of Denpasar in Southern Bali is Ngurah Rai International Airport or Denpasar International Airport (DPS). Virgin Blue Airlines, China Airlines, Jetstar Airways, and Qantas Airways operate flights most frequently from this airport.
The Depensar area of Bali is known for its beaches. Kuta, Legian, and Canggu Beach are ideal for surfing and water sports while the calmer waters of Sanur beach are perfect for the casual beachgoer.
Avoid using motor vehicles while visiting Denpasar. The city is notorious for its winding one-way streets that change or end abruptly and without warning. Be careful when crossing streets also as motorists tend to utilize their horns instead of their brakes.
Bajra Sandhi monument in Puputan Park is a stunning monument dedicated to Indonesian Independence. The Indonesian independence day is August 17, 1945. Accordingly, the monument has eight entrances, 17 cornets, and is 45 meters tall.
Bali's best shopping can be found in Denpasar. Local specialties include spices, fabric (especially silk), gold, and handicrafts.