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Taman Gili and Museum Daerah Semarapura

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Enchanting old pavillion in an enchanting garden

The Taman Gili (moated garden) is what is left of the old Klungkung Royal Palace that was destroyed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
Beautiful old historical buildings

Located just beside a small roundabout in Klungkung, these beautiful buildings are very peaceful... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
Bandung, Indonesia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Taman Gili (moated garden) is what is left of the old Klungkung Royal Palace that was destroyed by the Dutch invaders at the beginning of the XX century. The largest pavilion surrounded by a moat is the Bale Kembang and it just enchanting -...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

The overpriced palace entry fee includes entry to the Puputan Monument commerating the Dutch conquest of what was then Semarapura (now Klungkung). The museum set in the former Dutch high school is simply awful and not worth the time. The famed warang style paintings on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Have a look on the traditional and historical beautiful costumes, also to the ancient paints and pictures to understand the culture and the pace people of Bali. Nice to understand the culture and the ancient tradition.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Located just beside a small roundabout in Klungkung, these beautiful buildings are very peaceful and attractive. Made of red brick with wooden pillars and roofs they have amazing painted ceilings rich in gold and orange. One can actually spend quite some time admiring the many...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

It is a very nice place, the painting ceiling telling the kings story is very nice. The garden is beautiful and peaceful and the museum is interesting worth seeing it and it doesn’t takes too much time.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Taffoolie
Reviewed November 13, 2017

The old painted ceilings here are fantastic and if you have a guide - they will find you when you arrive - they can tell you what it all means - basically all about heaven & hell and the punishments along the way. They are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

So much to see at this most beautiful venue The museum gives so much information on a variety of Balinese topics including production of palm sugar, sea salt production, history of the area

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Beautiful pavilion, gardens and small museum. The paintings were amazing. I wish there was a brochure explaining the paintings in the pavillion, I didn't prefer to have someone following me around offering to explain things to me, it made me a bit uncomfortable despite them...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ktmoomau
Reviewed May 6, 2017

The museum had plenty of collection such as Dutch newspaper, articles regarding the kingdom, and some art collection. It was beautiful, but albeit dusty and not visually attractive. It was run by government thus it might be not odd. Possibly only attractive for those who...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank ArgyaN1
Reviewed February 22, 2017

This is the remains of the Royal Palace and there is no need to wear a sarong here. An interesting museum too on the grounds. Can visit the local market opposite.

Date of experience: December 2016
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