Bali’s Ancient – Penglipuran Village
Penglipuran Village is a traditional countryside that has unique social and cultural life. This is one of the Interesting Places in Bali located in Kubu Village, Bangli. The natural nature of the environment and rural design can reduce the touch of the influence of modernization. A cool atmosphere surrounds the Penglipuran Village because of its location in the highlands about 700 meters above sea level. Meanwhile, according to the history of all old doyens, this countryside was taken from the word Pengeling Pura, which means remember ancestors. However, there are also those who say that the word Penglipur means entertainer. In the previous kingdom era, all kings often use this area as a place to entertain themselves. It is because of its beautiful nature and can provide peace and inspiration when experiencing problems.
What to See at Penglipuran Village as Bali Place of Interest?
The houses from north to south are very beautiful especially the traditional Balinese entrance. When we go down to this village, we will meet Balinese houses that lead northeast to Mount Agung. However, the structure of the house building is the same especially for conditions, shape, size and function except the family bedroom building is a free form. The family temple building is in the same direction to Mount Agung. Meanwhile, the kitchen location is in the northern part of the lawn and the Bale Saka Enem building (buildings which its function for the ceremony). In addition, they have the Teba Area as a place to raise livestock and plant various kinds of vegetables called dry fields without irrigation. In addition, the majority of buildings are build from wood except family residence. This is dominated by substances from bamboo because around the countryside is a producer of bamboo.
Social Life System
Bendesa or Kelian or Penyarikan are community leader in this village with Sinoman as an assistant. The social system is recognized by the 12 group as member of Pemerincik. This group has the duty to discuss problems or plan activities and the results are delivered to members. They really trust 12 groups as represent the tradition. This rural Consanguinity system is a Patrilinial system that matches the father’s lineage. This countryside religion leader is called as Jero Bayan, consist of 3 Jero Bayans namely Jero Bayan Mucuk and 2 Jero Bayan Nyoman. Certain cultural potentials such as building architectural patterns remain traditional, beautiful nature and environment with a cool atmosphere.
Popular Bali Tours to Visit Penglipuran Village
The village is so attractive and becomes an ideal place of interest to visit during your vacation in Bali. Our Bali Ancient Village Safari Tour is one of the tourist activities in Bali to visit this beautiful village. Therefore, you can contact our team to get more information about this tour. However, you may also join with our Penglipuran Tampak Siring Expedition to explore the beautiful traditional village in the northeast of Bali and bring you to to an unforgettable experience
Bali Places of Interest in Bangli Regency
Bangli Regency is the smallest district on Bali Island. Its location is in the northeast of the island of Bali where the majority of its territory is in the highlands. Furthermore, this area has several places of interest to visit. The following places of interest to visit includes Kintamani, Kehen Temple, Penglipuran Village, Ulun Danu Batur Temple, Bukit Penulisan Temple and Dusun Kuning Waterfall.
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- Food Stall
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- Souvenir Shops
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