Kumbasari & Badung Traditional Market
This market established third floor are: on the first floor for any meat,
fresh and living chicken, duck and piglets, on the second floor special for
handicraft, textiles, fruits, vegetables and also for exotic array of herbs
and spices. The activities of Badung and Kumbasari market are going on whole
day. Women arrive from near and far with truckloads of produce and a bustling
night market till down. The parking area has opened before down, and the first
sticks of incense are placed at the Melanting Temple, for ask the softy,
prosperity for hustle and bustle of the day. Besides of Badung market there is
Kumbasari market, which located on the opposite side of the river is more of a
market it has extension of the river and the daily market at ground level. And
then on up stairs for art shops to sell a full range of crafts from antique
wood carvings to woven material and paintings, the huge shopping complex is
open till 10.00 P.M. each night.
On the south side of shopping complex in the edge of Badung river. There are
many kiosk selling a variety of clothes, batiks, shoes and other bargain
priced item itís called Night Market (Pasar Senggol), a popular place among
the local and visitors alike to eat and shop at night.
The museum Bali is definitely worth a visit. It is conveniently close to
Badung Government Tourist Office, east of Puputan Square at Jalan Mayor Wisnu.
The erection of the complex was started in 1910, two years after the whole
parts of Bali under Dutch control. It was Mr.W.F.J.Kroon (the second assistant
resident) who the decline under foreign influence. He together with Mr. Curt
Grundler a German architect to build up ethnographic museum. It is constructed
under combination of pura (temple) and puri (palace) architecture.
The Balinese have long had a dream: to have a large-scale central venue, where
they could hold their own, Balinese Cultural Events. And this dream after many
years of waiting eventually became a reality with the construction of tall
building designed Balinese architecture. This building, the Mahudara Mandhara
Giri Bhuwaana, was inaugurated on the 14th February 1973, the first of a
series of buildings covering five hectares. This Art Center, located at Nusa
Indah Street, is also known by the Balinese name Werdhi Budaya.
In the North is located the Gedung Kriya Uccaihsrawa building where the fine
arts exhibition are held. Balinese and foreign artists exhibit there. To The
West of Gedung Kriya lies the two story Dewi Ratih Building. Which is used
during the Bali Art Festival for an architectural exhibition on the first
floor and a photography exhibition on the second floor.
But the largest structure (7200 m2) by far is the giant
crescent shaped Ardha Candra Amphitheater. A magnificent Candi Kurung's gates,
through which the dancers enter the stage, make up the background of the
performances. The atmosphere is particularly impressive during the full moon or
under the light of the projectors. This theatre, completed in 1977, can hold up
to 600 people. Underneath the stage, facing North, West and ticketing offices
and handicraft exhibition rooms for the various regencies of the island.
To the west of Ardha Candra Amphitheater is the Ksirarnawa
closed theatre, which occupies a 5850 square meter surface on two floors. The
theatre can contain up to 800 people, which is located on the second floor. The
first one is occupied by the offices of the Art Center, a cafeteria, and several
is also used for various handicraft exhibitions, the turn over of which is
increasing from year to year, and they play a large role in the increase in non