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Bajra Sandhi Monument

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Tourism object of Bajra Sandhi is a monument in Denpasar, Bali. The monument was built and dedicated for People’s Struggle on Bali Island. The location of the monument is in front of the Governor Office and Regional House of Representatives Building of Bali, precisely at Renon.

Bajra Sandhi monument, in addition to honor heroes on Bali Island, is also a symbol of the preservation of the souls of Balinese warriors from generation to generation and also a symbol of spirit to defend the integrity of the Unitary Republic of Indonesia. The designer of the monument is  Ida Bagus Gede Yadnya, an architect who won competition of the monument architecture. The monument which has a meaning the Day of Indonesian independence on August 17, 1945, has a design of 17 entrance gateways, 8 main pillars and  45 meters high.

The name of Bajra Sandi is from Bajra and Sandhi. Bajra means Genta or big bell and Sandhi means holy. If we see the shape of the building, the monument looks like Genta which is used by priests of Hindu, when saying mantra in prayer ritual. Bajra Sandhi monument has facilities such as library, fish pond, handicraft and toilet. To enter the monument, visitors should pay entrance ticket Rp 25,000 for adult and Rp 5,000 for kid.

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