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What You Should Know More About Klungkung Regency

  • Travel advice:

    • Pre-book your stay facilities, especially if you are very particular about the specifications of it.

    • There is no crime against tourists at this place but still, you should follow basic safety rules.

    • Be safe while you go on the beaches.

    • Maintain decorum at religious sites and respect the local culture.

    • Do not get into any kind of brawl with the locals of this place.

    • Carry sufficient cash with you as ATMs might not be available at some places, but make sure to keep the cash safely.

    • Do not litter or pollute this naturally serene destination in any way.

    • Do not step out alone at night as the place gets quite lonely after dark.

  • Drinking laws

    There is no minimum legal age for consuming alcoholic drinks in Indonesia but the minimum age to purchase alcohol is 21 years of age.


  • Our Recommendations: What You Can’t Afford To Miss?

    Gunarsa Museum

    The Gunarsa Museum, which is owned by the Nyoman Gunarsa is one of the Bali’s most famous modern art museum. It is a great collection of some of the best traditional Indonesian art and other objects of traditional importance.


    Pura Masceti

    This is one of the least visited places in Bali and hence, one of the calmest places if you want to be way from the hustle and bustle of overcrowded tourist places. Located at around 15 km from the beachside, this place will give you a nice humid air to breathe from and being one of the nine important directional temples in Bali, it also holds a lot of religious significance.


    River Unda

    River Unda is one of the most major rivers in Bali and travelling over this beautiful river from the large bridge is one of the most mesmerizing experiences. The sparkling waters of this river will give you a calming feeling and also some of the best pictures of the trip against this beautiful backdrop.


    Taman Gili

    This is the original palace of the royal family of Klungkung and the most notable aspect of this is the beautifully and intricately painted ceiling of the Kerta Gosa Pavilion. This is the only surviving example of the Wayang art in Bali and though most of this palace is destroyed due to Dutch invasion, it still manages to maintain its architectural charm.


    Puputan Monument

    This ancient monument is a memory of the 200 Balinese of the Klungdung family who died while fighting the Ditch invasion in the year 1908. This is a large statue locate in the center of cross-roads which symbolize the guards of the four cardinal points.


    Kamasan Village

    This ancient village of Kamasan is a center of the classical style of painting of Wayang. A lot of people visit here to appreciate the splendid form of art. You will be truly mesmerized to see the way this art is portrayed and preserved. The style of painting portrayed is local to the place and hence, you will get a hand of the local culture and concepts over here.


  • What you will like here?

    Beaches

    It cannot be possible that an Indonesian destination does not have splendid beaches. There are a lot of hidden beaches near Klungkung regency which will leave you awestruck with their beauty. The long stretching beaches against the backdrop of Island Mountains is a really magical and breathtaking sight to witness.


    Calm Atmosphere

    This is one of the destinations in Bali which really calm and serene and is not overcrowded by tourists. Hence, you will get to experience sheer calmness, without having to deal with the hustle and bustle of overcrowded tourist places. If you are a solo traveler, this is one of the destinations which you should indeed have on your bucket list.


    Temples and monuments

    There are a lot of ancient temples and monuments here which are of religious as well as historic importance. The architecture of these monuments as well as their locations are worth witnessing and admiring and the history which these temples and monuments carry with them will make you more curious to know about this place.


    Heritage and Culture

    Klungkung regency will portray a rich cultural heritage in front of you. It will show you the grandeur of local royalty and at the same time, depict ruins from some of the most horrific invasions Indonesia faced during its entire history. Also, the culture followed by the locals here is still very authentic and away from development. Hence, you will be able to see the real rural side of Indonesia, which is not possible at any other destinations over here.


  • Recommended Reads For The Destination

    Website

    Travel Indonesia!

    Forum

    Trip Advisor

    Books

    Indonesia (Lonely Planet Country Guides)


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