The ceilings of Hall of Justice and the Floating Pavilion are each decorated with very interesting paintings done in the Kamasan style. Kamasan is the name of a small village a little southeast of Semarapura. It was in Kamasan where this very early and distinctive style of painting, which was adopted by the royal court, originated. These ceiling...more
Of greatest note and interest is the Taman Kertha Gosa complex which is the restored palace grounds first erected in 1710. The two most important buildings in this complex, and very worthy of spending some time enjoying, are the Kertha Gosa, or the Hall of Justice and the Bale Kambang also known as the Floating Pavilion. There is also an...more
The Hall of Justice is located within the grounds of Semara Pura. This was the supreme court of the Klungkung kingdom. It is an open sided pavilion with the ceiling completely covered inside with paintings. They were originally done on cloth, but had to be replaced as the cloth had deteriorated.more
An excellent and typical good Balinese market where all sorts of things can be found. Be sure to bargain!
What to buy: As typical of Balinese markets, one can find everything from crafts to clothing, flowers to food.
What to pay: Bargain, bargain and then bargain some more. Lots of stalls there, so that means lots of competition too! Good values can be found in this market.
Around town you will see several kaki lima or food carts. You can grab a fast bite here at one of these if you want to take the chance.
The food is good but the standard of cleanliness questionable.