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Sukawati

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Sukawati

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Sukawati is in Gianyiar Region on the island of Bali in Indonesia.

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Get in[edit]

From the airport, Kuta, Denpasar you can arrive easily with taxi, Bemo or Motobike (if yiu rent one)

Private driver was 200,000rp from south kuta. Prob bargain better price.

Get around[edit]

by taxi, bemo, motobike. You might wish to book a full travel package. Then you just contact [email protected] or the company travel-bali.jimdo com, which has its balinese base in Sukawati.

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The small and typical balinese town is quite near the sea, where you can see different ceremonies and relax and swim. There are many temples opened for the tourists, but the real experience is to see them "in action": that means, when there is a tempel festival "odalan" or a different one. In the town you find actually festivals or ceremonies all the time… there is wedding, tempelfest, cremation, different small tempelfests, procession… But also great Gamelan Ensembles con be heard at night, when they rehearse or during one of teh many performances.

  • Pura Puseh Batuan Temple, Jalan Raya Batuan (South Ubud (5km)). An ancient structure dated to the 11th century, embellished with intricate stone carvings. It's in the northern part of the village, 200m (620 ft) off the main road. The temple also has an inscription that testifies to the date of founding of Batuan in 1022 AD. The temple underwent restoration in 1992. It's a five-tiered gateway tower, clearly influenced by Indian religious architecture. Its icons and decorations, however, are typically Balinese in style. Notable depictions include a Bhoma head overlooking the main gateway. (-8.5812664,115.2745368) edit

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  • Tegenungan waterfall. 1000rp entry fee.  edit

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Sukawati has a famous regional Art Market "pasar seni" - here you can buy all, from souvenirs, to handcraft, Art, sculptures, furniture, bascets and many many small exotic handcraft.

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many of delicious street food, restuarants and: a great and special "Night Food Market", operating from 18.00 to 22.00 o´clock. Mostly with jawanese food.

  • Batuan Resto, Jl Raya Sukawati (Only 500 meters from Batuan Temple), +6281338372333 (), [1]. 8.30AM-10PM daily. Batuan Resto is a restaurant located on Jalan Raya Sukawati, Batuan Village offers a Balinese authentic culinary, Indonesian, Western and European food, and drinks at competitive prices. (-8.5807709,115.2806102) edit

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early in the morning there are street trafficers going around with JAMU - a delicious and very healthy "medicine". Many stands with coconut-milk, "es campur", es juise, and other local drinks. Otherwise the 3 big supermarkets supply you with all you need or are used to...

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The best place to stay is Puri Tegal Bunga. Depending on the lenght of your stay the reasonable price of 150.000.- Rp can be bargained. You find a great balinese Ambiente, with a swimming pool in front of the "cottage villas". For booking contact [email protected]


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