Amlapura Travel Guide

Located to the far east of the island of Bali, Amlapura is surrounded by intense natural beauty, making it a great place to relax for a day or two.

Overlooked by the mighty Mount Agung, Amlampura is a former Dutch colony, and their influence can still be seen in some of the town’s buildings and food, making this a great place to take a break and eat lunch for those simply passing through.

Most visitors to Amlapura tend to stay for a few days as there is plenty to see here such as large palaces and lush water gardens. The town also features one of the world’s most luxurious swimming pools, which is lavishly decorated with fountains and statues. Hiring a bicycle is a great way to explore the area, and there is also plenty of local public transport available.

Getting There & Away

Most visitors to Amlapura will arrive at Ngurah Rai International _Airport, which is located just outside the city of Denpasar. There is a large bus station near the airport, with several buses each day traveling to Amlapura (3 hours). It is also possible to catch a bus from _Denpasar (3 hours) and along the coast from Candidasa.

Things to Do

Amlapura Attractions

Puri Agung Kanginan

This 19th century palace complex is a great place to spend a few hours.


These opulent former royal baths are now opened as a public swimming pool and it is a great place to keep cool on a hot day.