Gili Gede is positioned in a amazingly comfortable position, with charming expanses of beach all nestled in a natural cove, a truly unspoiled paradise. A cruising ground for yachts and other pleasure craft, which will only be enhanced by the development of a proposed international standard marina. It has a surfing Mecca with one of the world’s most top speedboat ride. It has an excellent coral reef system for diving and snorkelling both on Gili Gede and the surrounding 15 islands. There’s a fishing playground with an abundance of marlin, salmon and other game fishing. Gili Gede is 90 minutes away by fast boat to Bali.The closest island is Lombok Island (the mainland) which has an existing tourism industry and many natural & spectacular attractions for tourists. It is famous for its culture which is unique and stable, with local people full of warmth.
Bajra Sandhi Monument:
Bajra Sandhi Monument is a monument of Balinese People Argufy set in the hearth of Denpasar City and appointed as one of Bali Places of Interest. This monument is built in the year 1987 and it is opened by president of Megawati Sukarno Putri on 14 June 2003. The sake of this monument is to immortalize the soul and spirit of Balinese People struggle, developing and also to preserve the culture of Bali to be bequeathed to a next generationThis Monument is recognized by the name of Bajra Sandhi because it’s form is looking like Bajra or Genta or bell used by all Hindu Priest in reading off Veda holy sentence (mantra) at religious ceremony..
‘Pasar Tradisional Desa Sanur’, or Sindu Market, is the main fresh market within the whole Sanur village area. Its also referred to as ‘Pasar Sindu’ for short, the market is better known among regular visitors as a night market, where you can discover a bustling street food vendor scene that occupies most of its front parking space after sundown. Before sunrise, however, the Sindu Market is already very much alive, particularly within the main area sheltered under its large warehouse-like structure. Although it carries ‘traditional’ in its name, but the market is clean and modernized, with around 150 stands along with white ceramic tiled lanes. It is composed of dozens of shops selling souvenirs, clothes and everything visitors may need to bring back for friends and family.
The Turtle Conservation and Education Center:
The turtle conservation and education center opened by the governor of Bali, Mr. Dewa Barata on Serangan island of Bali. It was established in 2006 and is trying to support the community of Serangan to find the alternatives beside illegal turtle business. The important aspects to the centre include putting a definitive end to turtle trade, by encouraging the public not to consume turtle products and to generally support turtle conservation. The centre harnesses the potential of education, tourism, conservation and research, with a liberal sprinkling of business, to give endangered turtles one more chance on Serangan. It was developed as part of the comprehensive strategy to eradicate illegal turtle trading on the island.
Le Mayeur Museum:
It is a memorial museum generally housing the artworks and individual history of visual artist Adrien-Jean Le Mayeur de Merpres (February 9, 1880 – May 31, 1958) a Brussels born artist who was impressed by the shores of Sanur and dedicated his entire life there to the two things he loved the most: the arts and women. Before determining to spend his life in Bali, Le Mayeur had already journeyed around the world sacrificing his travels to pursue his love of arts. It is located right on the beachfront in Sanur.
Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali:
Museum Negeri Propinsi Bali, or the Bali Provincial Public State Museum, is the island’s main museum and a central landmark highlighted on city tours to the heart of the provincial capital, Denpasar. Vast collections of ethnographic displays range from classical Kamasan-style paintings hailing from the Klungkung regency in east Bali to archaeological finds such as ancient statues and inscriptions. The island’s oldest and largest, the Bali museum houses over 10,000 exhibits in separate pavilions, all built in architectural styling that pays homage to Balinese heritage with stone carvings, bas reliefs and tropical gardens dominating its exteriors.
Renon (Niti Mandala) square:
It is another green recreational spot in the city and is generally busy most early evenings with locals engaging in sporting activities. Its outer ring is popular for jogging; locals are sometimes accompanied by their dogs. Youngsters also make use of the park as a hang-out place. The Bajra Sandhi Monument is located at the centre of the square. And it is one of the famous places in Denpasar.
Lukisan Sidik Jari Museum
‘Lukisan’ means paintings and ‘sidik jari’ means fingerprints. The focal finger mark painting exhibits are placed in the other two rooms of this 1,792sqm large gallery. This art museum displays about 200 works of Ngurah Gede Pemecutan, an Indonesian artist, which are mostly characterized by the application of paint in strokes of his fingers. In the first room, you will find his creations before he invented the unique technique in 1967 when painting ‘Tari Baris’.The area has an open pavilion that can be used for free and provides painting and dancing classes by professionals.
It’s a unique discovery experience, which will delight the hands-on and personal contact program with these wonderful and friendly marine mammals. Visitors do not want to miss this unforgettable interactive experience. These friendly mammals will amaze you with their intelligence, physical ability and gentleness. At each session the guests divided into 4 groups with each group consisting of 6-7 people in one pool with one dolphin. Tourists spend 35 minutes in this specially designed dolphin enclosure, where they will have chance to experience the thrill of up-close and personal contact through hugging, petting and playing with a dolphin. There are 3 options of dolphin programs to choose; Dolphin interaction, Swimming with Dolphins and Dophin watching.
The Pura Rambut Siwi Temple:
It is located east of Yeh Embang village at the West Coast of Bali. It is about 10 km from Negara and can reach by car. Locals believe that they have to worship in this temple to get God’s blessings of securing during the Journey. This temple owns the representative temple building which is set beside main road of Denpasar to Gilimanuk. The name of Rambut Siwi means a relic which is a lock of sage’s hair (rambut) that is venerated (siwi). The Main temple is located in cliff bank and blessed by the breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean.