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See p99) were built in order The Balinese, and the Sasaks (the to commemorate the king indigenous people of Lombok), are thought to be descendants of Anak Wungsu and his queen migrants from southern China who Betari Mandul. This king’s edicts have been found in Sangsit on the arrived around 2000 BC. Their legacy is believed to north coast and as far as include the growing of Klungkung in the south, implyrice as a staple crop, the ing that he was ruler of the entire craft of metal-working and island.
Puputan translates as “ritual Built in 1928, and once the fight to the death”, and only luxury hotel in Bali, this large square in the the Bali Hotel has welmiddle of town (once the comed famous guests site of Denpasar’s including Charlie Chaplin palace) has a huge and Noel Coward. The bronze statue which open pavilion on the commemorates the opposite side of Jalan puputan of 1906 (see p49). Veteran was built to stage Nowadays the square is dances for guests. Seen much more peacehere were many great ful, making a performers who pleasant green oasis helped to make amid the bustle and Balinese dance Statue of Ngurah Rai (see p51) noise of Denpasar.
Vivendi established, The Netherlands THE FALL OF BALI’S OLD KINGDOMS were to conserve Bali as a “living Dutch control over Lombok was not museum” of classical culture, a show fully asserted until the end of the 19th century. In 1894, seizing the pretext of a Sasak revolt against their Balinese masters, the Dutch attacked and subdued the whole island, in the process acquiring Karangasem as well. In 1900, Gianyar put itself under Dutch control, while Bangli hesitated. Three kingdoms remained independent – Badung, Tabanan and Klungkung.