Jagatnatha Temple

Jagatnatha Temple is a Hindu Temple located next to Museum Bali, in the center of Denpasar town. It is precisely located in Major Wisnu street eastside field of Puputan Badung. This temple is categorized as Kahyangan Temple and become an altar to the god for Hindu people. If it is compared with the name of Kahyangan Temples or other temples around Bali Island , this temple’s name is taken from the name of mount or village which is relevant to the temple located in Besakih Temple area, Ulundanu Batur Temple area, Lempuyang Temple area, Andakasa Temple area, Puncak Mangu Temple area and others.

Jagatnatha Temple Story

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Denpasar and Badung Traditional Market

Denpasar Traditional Market  is a center of town’s economics which is located in Gajah Mada Street, that is main road and become a shopping centre of Bali. This traditional market is apposite to the village temple that is one of three biggest temples in Denpasar. It is initially does not as big as like now because have changed experiences and modification which is adapting to the requirement and town growth. This market cannot be discharged from the existence of an existing market in the cross Badung’s river that is called Kumbasari Market because the local society will feel incompletely go for shopping if they are not come to Kumbasari Market, especially for the Balinese who want to buy the ceremony items.

Kumbasari Market

Denpasar Market is a market selling the costume and clothing items with the prices are relative cheaper than clothing items sold at the shops in Gajah Mada Street which are most owned by citizen of Chinese clan.

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Denpasar the Capital of Bali

Denpasar, located geographically in coordinates: 8° 39′ 0″ South, 115° 13′ 0″ East, with the area of 127.78 km2, or 12 778 ha, is the capital of Bali Province  where previously it was a capital of Badung Empire which is controlling the south part region of Bali Island from the end of 18 century until conquered by Dutch in 1906. Denpasar is a place for Bali Governor’s office therewith all offices from private sector until important government office like telecommunications, post office, bank, schools, airline and hospital (Sanglah Hospital, the biggest hospital in Bali), Bali Museum, public temple Jagatnatha. Taman Budaya or Bali Art Center

The word of Denpasar, den-pasar is means in north of market. It is a fast growing town especially since the tourism industry growth around 1960.

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