Singaraja is the largest city in north Bali. It has an area of 27.98 kmē and population of 80,500. Singaraja was the Dutch colonial administrative centre for Bali and the Lesser Sunda Islands until 1953. Singaraja was also an administrative centre for the Japanese during their rule.
We can takes 2 or 3 hours to Singaraja from the south of Bali. Going there with a Bali car rental is one of the best choice. We have three alternative route to Singaraja. First, from east via Kintamani, taking in the stunning active volcano and mountain vistas. Second, from west via Pupuan, through beatiful rice-paddies, spice and coffe plantations. And the last from central via Bedugul with famous market and botanical garden. Whichever route we can take, the journey is sure to be scenic and interesting.
Singaraja has some interesting place to visited such as Gedong Kirtya, a library and museum dedicated to the cataloging and preservation of old lontar scripts. Gitgit waterfalls which have water drops about 50 metres. Pura Meduwe Karang is a truly spectacular temple which located in Kabutambahan village about 10 km east of Singaraja.
Pura Beji is a splendid pink sandstone temple with especially dramatic stone carving in Sangsit village, about 7 km east of Singaraja. And Air Sanih which placed about 15 km east of Singaraja is a quaint, tiny coastal village with a notable cold spring bathing area set in nice gardens.