If you have a plan to spend your holiday in Bali, is not complete if you just go around or sightseeing in the south area of Bali, like Kuta, Seminyak, and many others. Maybe you can come to the other interesting place in Bali. It is certainly many tourist attractions that you can find in Bali. One of them is Kamasan Village. Maybe some of you have heard about this unique village?
Well Guys, Kamasan village is one of amazing tourist attraction that located in Klungkung District, Klungkung Regency, Bali. Kamasan Village is one of tourist destination in Klungkung Regency and very famous with silver handicraft, shell casings, gold handicrafts, and traditional puppets painting. As a tourism village region, Kamasan Village is consisting of Gelgel, Tojan, and Kamasan.
To reach this Kamasan tourist attraction, it takes the time approximately 90 minutes from Ngurah Rai International Airport. It is about 45 kilometers from Denpasar City, while if you depart from Semarapura City, it is only 2 kilometers to the south.
As a village producing works of art, works of art from Kamasan artists is very detailed so it become an attraction and has own characteristic of the village itself. Works of art, such as pantings and carvings in Kamasan Village is describe about the puppet characters in the story of Mahabrata, Ramayana, Sutasoma, and Arjuna. Visitors who come to this place, besides can see the process of making carvings and paintings in Kamasan Village, they are also can making order the artwork directly.
Besides famous because of the carving art, Kamasan Village is also famous with its puppet painting which is usually used as an ornament on the fabric in the form of flag, umbul-umbul, ider-ider that complement the decor in sacred places such as temples and buildings in Kraton complex. This Kamasan Village experienced a golden peak at the time of Raja Dalem Waturenggong in 1460 to 1550.
The majority of the population in Kamasan Village is an painting and carving artist. If you visit this unique village, you can buy some souvenirs and artwork of Kamasan Villagers who were on the west of Banjar Sangging, Kamasan Village that will become a valuable souvenir for you.