Bali is the great destination for tourism. People must have known this place very much. The whole island of Bali has many kinds of destinations. It is not only about the nature, but the great culture of Bali also becomes great destination to visit. There are many places to explore in Bali. Of course, tourists will never get bored exploring the whole island since they will get great experiences discovering the breathtaking beauty of Bali. In this case, Denpasar sightseeing is one of the great package to visit. Denpasar is the important town in Bali. This town is not only location of mayor’s office, yet it is also place to find several great destinations. Denpasar and the area around it provide great combination of cultural sites and beauty of nature.
First destination of Denpasar sightseeing is the Bali Provincial Public Museum. This is the museum located in the center of Denpasar. This place is also close to the Puputan Badung civic square. People can find several great things inside this museum since this the oldest museum in the Bali Island. There are up to 10,000 exhibits to find in this museum. There are cultural heritages and historical items found in this museum. From its design, the museum shows the great architecture that shows the native culture of Balinese. Inside the museum, the place is divided into three pavilions and these pavilions named based on the Bali’s regencies. They are Tabanan, Buleleng, and Karangasem. Inside those pavilions, the tourists can find collection of art. Ethnography and some ancient inscriptions can also be found and seen in the museum. Then, tehre are weapons, ritual and agricultural tools, ceramic and statues, and many other things. Painting and wayang kulit or shadow puppet can also be found and these two are representing the cultures of Bali.
Then, the other great destination is Serangan Island. This island is still close to Denpasar, and there is easy access and accommodation for it. This can be the great spots to visit in Denpasar sightseeing since the island can provide different experience for tourists. It is not about cultural or historical sites, but it is the great chances to have interaction with nature.
- First choice to find in Serangan Island is the Shark Island. As its name, this island provides great chance for people to have close interaction with one of the great sea animal. Sharks are possible to find in the island and there have been special spots to see and touch the sharks. Even, it is possible for the tourists to swim with the sharks. Although sharks can be dangerous in the open sea, the sharks in this place are safe and they are fed well. They will not attack tourists.
- Then, there is also turtle conservation. This is the turtle hatchery and breeding site. After viewing sharks, they can see and get closer to turtles. There are many species of turtles in this conservation site. People can find many pools filled with turtles. The pools are categorized based on the age, size and species of the turtle.