Singaraja (Lion King) is the largest city in North Bali and second biggest in Bali (after Denpasar). It was the capital of Nusa Tenggara in Dutch colonial times up until 1959. The town dates back to the 17th century. It was an important shipping center and main gateway to Bali until 1970 when the International Airport Ngurah Rai was opened in Denpasar. Some restaurants are located on a jetty next to the monument.
The Yudha Mandalatama Independence Monument commemorates a local freedom fighter, Ketut Merta, killed in the war against the Dutch.
Pura Agung Jagatnatha is the most important temple in the city and the largest in the whole of North Bali
Meduwe Karang Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the male counterpart of the rice goddess Dewi Sri (goddess of rice and fertility, still widely worshipped on the islands of Bali and Java).
Dalem Jagaraga Temple is the shrine to worship the god of death Ciwa or Durga so that when someone dies, his/her soul will depart for the heaven, not meandering on the earth.
Klenteng Ling Gwan Kiong was founded in 1873 and is one of the few Chinese temples on Bali. It has magnificent golden Buddha statues.
Buleleng harbor has the largest pier on the island of Bali.
This colonial warehouse is one of the many Dutch colonial architecture traces in Singaraja. The house has a Javanese roof form.