Kerta Gosa is one of the famous tourist destinations in Klungkung area, Kerta Gosa itself is a complex buildings from Klungkung kingdom which was built in 1686. This complex is crowded visitors, both domestic and foreign travelers. As for the appeal of this place is its unique structure and is a historic relic in antiquity, which is a place for discussion about security, justice and prosperity of Bali kingdom. Kerta Gosa consists of two buildings, namely Bale Kerta Gosa and Bale Kambang. Bale Kembang buildings surrounded Flower Garden pond which is called Gili. The uniqueness of these two buildings is on the ceiling of the building there is a puppet paintings, which portray the latter case, as well as the types of punishment that would be accepted if made a mistake. Besides that, the paintings also tell karmic reward or result of good or bad deeds committed during his human incarnation and return to the world / reincarnation to make up for all the sins of his actions.
In addition to those two buildings, in this complex there is also a museum that is visited by tourists, the museum store historical objects of the Royal Klungkung relics and objects that are used by traditional Balinese customary courts in earlier times. Domestic and foreign travelers will be charged an entrance fee, includes using gloves and scarves before entering the area of Kerta Gosa.
How To Get There
Kerta Gosa is in the center of Klungkung regency, about 40 km from Denpasar city eastward to cross the Bypass Prof. Dr. Ida Bagus Mantra . Its location right in front of the office of Regent of Klungkung.