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The Ground Zero Monument of Kuta: Remembering Bali's History

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The Ground Zero or the Bali Bombing Memorial or the Tugu Peringatan Bom Bali was built in the memory of the terror attack that took place in Kuta on October 12th, 2002 which is considered as the deadliest terror attack in history of Bali. The Ground Zero monument is one of the best places to visit in Bali. People from different parts of the world come to visit the monument to mourn the death of their relatives and friends. You can add this to your Bali package for a memorable trip.

The monument has a simple but elegant architecture with carved stones and has a huge marble plaque with names as well as nationalities of those who were killed in the attack.

Location: The monument is located in the center of Kuta, Legian street, with a 10 minutes walkable distance from the Kuta beach.

Timings: 24 hours ( Best time- 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm)

Time required to visit: 30 minutes

About the Ground Zero Monument

As mentioned before Ground Zero is a monument built to commemorate the tragedy of the Bali bomb on October 12, 2002. The tragedy killed 202 people from 22 countries 324 people suffered serious injuries. The monument exhibits the names and nationalities of those who were killed in the terror attack. There are 22 flagpoles arrayed near the stone that represent the 22 nationalities of people who lost their lives. There is a pool in front of the marble plaque. People come every year from different nations to commemorate the death of their beloved and pray for their souls.

How to Reach the Ground Zero Monument

By Bus: 

You have to take the transit line KOR.2B. The nearest bus station is Bpd Kuta Bali

By Car/Bike: 

You can hire a car or a bike directly to reach the monument

Things to Know Before You Go to Ground Zero Monument

Since it is a memorial for the people who were killed in the terror attack, maintaining peace and silence over the monument is very important. The monument itself consists of a large, carved stone surrounded by a reflecting pool. It serves as a memorial and a place for people to pay their respects to the victims. 

Visitors often leave flowers, messages, or tokens of remembrance at the monument. If you wish to do the same, be sure to bring appropriate items with you.

Attractions Near The Ground Zero Monument of Kuta

Poppies Lane: 

Poppies Lane I and II are narrow lanes filled with shops, guesthouses, cafes, and massage parlors. They offer a more relaxed and traditional atmosphere compared to the busier streets of Kuta.

Waterbom Bali: 

Located in the heart of Kuta, Waterbom Bali is a popular water park that offers a range of thrilling water slides, lazy rivers, and pools suitable for all ages. It's a fantastic place to cool off and have fun.

Kuta Beach: 

Located just a short walk from the Ground Zero Monument, Kuta Beach is one of Bali's most popular and iconic beaches. It offers a vibrant atmosphere, great surf, and beautiful sunsets. You can relax on the beach, take a swim, or enjoy water activities such as surfing or parasailing. It is one of the best beaches to visit in Bali.

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Frequently Asked Questions About The Ground Zero Monument

The monument is located in the center of Kuta, Legian street, with a 10 minutes walkable distance from the Kuta beach.

You can enter the monument at any time of the day since it is open for 24 hours.

The monument is open throughout the day. But the best time to visit Ground Zero Monument is from 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm.

The monument is built to commemorate the tragedy of the Bali bomb on October 12, 2002. The monument exhibits the names and nationalities of those who were killed in the terror attack. It has 22 flagpoles which represent the 22 nationalities who were killed in the terror attack. The monument has architecture with carved stones and has a huge marble plaque with names of those who were killed in the attack.

You can visit central ave painting, Water bom Bali, Bali sea Turtle Society, Museum Kain and some other beautiful locations near the monument.

Get in touchWe’ll start with some questions and get you to the right place.
Dwaraka
Sumeet
Sunil
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Dwaraka
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Sunil
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