Taman Puputan Badung Square

The name of Taman Puputan Badung is a dedication to memorize of the war on 20th September 1906 in which the Balinese people King Badung/Denpasar fought bravely against the Dutch who invaded theh land. That date is always commemorated every year, and a monument called Taman Puputan Monument has been erected for the important event. This monument stands of northern part of the Puputan Square. This Square is visited by many local people every afternoon for recreation; and every Sunday there activities particularly organized for children.

How To Get To Taman Puputan Badung Square

  1. 10 minutes from Sanur
  2. 30 minutes from Kuta
  3. 45 minutes from Nusa Dua

What You Can See Around Taman Puputan Badung Square

  1. Bali Museum, Originally established in 1910, by a Dutch official who was concern at the export of culturally significant artifacts from the island, the museum was destroyed in a 1917 earthquake. It was rebuilt in the 1920s, but used mainly as a storage facility until 1932, when the German artist Walter Spies and some Dutch official revived the idea of collecting and preserving Balinese antiquities and cultural objects, and creating an ethnographic museum.
  2. Jagatnatha Temple, The high structure of the Padmasana is the unique shrine of the temple. Like other big temples, Jaganatha is very busy on big religious day, such as Galungan, Kuningan, Saraswati. The regular religious ceremonies are conducted on the new and full moons, shadow puppet shows are normally performed. This place is accessible within 20 minutes from Sanur.
  3. Bajra Sandhi Balinese People Struggle Monument, The monument was designed by Mr. Ida Bagus Gede Yadnya, His designed was elected as the winner of the design competition for the monument in 1981. The width of its building is 4,900 square meters, while the whole square is 138,830 square meters. If we witness from a distance, the shape of the Monument looks like a Bajra (a Hindu priest’s bell) which is standing up at the Puputan Margarana square.
  4. Art Center / Taman Werdhi Budaya, This building was established on 14th February 1973 and has function to arrange the art and cultural attraction and supported with open stages and main buildings for: dancing, painting exhibition, seminar, music as specially big event of Bali art Festival is held on the middle of June to July every year. It’s located at Nusa Indah Street Denpasar.
  5. Kertalangu Culture Village, The facilities was builded in efforts of Development based and community of Kesiman Kertalangu village society. Various tourism facilities in this place are: Jogging Track, Bali Handicraft Center, Kertalangu ‘Pesraman’ Cultural Village, Spa, Open Stage, Restaurant and Foto Studio.