Coming to the museum can be an interesting trip, especially the museum that is visited keeps the collection interesting and unique. The Mask House and the Setia Darma Puppet in Bali. Not only you have unique collections but also very useful information you can find here.
A Prayitno has a unique hobby that is collecting various masks and puppets from all over Indonesia and even the world. The hobby he had been engaged in since he was a teenager turned out to be warmly welcomed by Hadi Sunyoto, a welding wire businessman from Jakarta. Because Hadi Sunyoto also has the same interests as A Prayitno as an art collector.
The museum building has the characteristics of a joglo house with various Balinese ornaments so that the cultural elements are very thick. The puppet collection and masks owned reach 1,300 masks and 5,700 puppets.
Wayang olives are not only from Indonesia, but also from Malaysia, Japan, India and many more. Even the collection of puppets from Bali has 8 kinds of puppets. Mask collections are also obtained from Japan, Mexico, China, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Laos, and even countries in the African Continent besides the original masks from Indonesia, of course.
In addition to thousands of puppets and masks, the Mask House and Wayia Darma Puppet also have other facilities. The facility is an open stage for art and cultural performances. This open stage can accommodate around 500 spectators with a view of rice fields.
There is also a large room that can be used for music or drama events. The performances performed here are very popular because the building is made of teak wood, ranging from floors, walls to ceilings. So that it creates a neat and awake music sound.
You can find this unique museum on Jalan Tegal Bingin, Sukawati
From some temple buildings that you can meet in Kintamani, Pura Dalem Belingkang can be said to be one of the attractions that you cannot miss for your visit when you are vacationing in Kintamani. The reason is, this temple not only looks magnificent and also beautiful, let alone its location also presents incredible views. This temple actually also has some unique stories that will certainly make you want to visit it more quickly.
The first unique story is closely related to the name given to this temple itself, namely Pura Dalem Balingkang. The name was given to this temple because indeed at the beginning, this temple was a palace of a Balingkang (which in Balinese means king) named Sri Jaya Pangus. It is said that he said, this palace was also built in connection with a cultural difference between the king and a Chinese woman known as Tang Ci Keng. This may also be the reason why there is also a large megalith in the temple which is a representation of the King and his wife, which we can still see today.
Another uniqueness lies in the temple building itself. The building can be said to have a fairly ancient architectural style. This kind of temple building is quite rare to be found, including in Bali itself. Because it was once a palace, this temple building also had a kind of fortress on its outer part. Of course, in ancient times the fortress had functions like palace fortresses in general, namely to protect the inside of the palace, especially the king from outside attacks.
In this temple there is also a place of worship which is equipped with a symbol of a large Chinese coin. This is actually the most visited part of the temple because it is believed to bring good
In Bali there are historical sites of Japanese heritage that attract attention, namely the Japanese Cave of Klungkung. In ancient times, this place was built by Japan with the aim of being a place for protection against enemies by the Japanese army. In Indonesia itself there are actually several Japanese caves and one of them is in Bali, namely in the Klungkung area.
This Japanese cave location is on the edge of the main highway that connects between Klungkung and Gianyar Regencies, made on a wall of high cliffs. The cliffs have a curved shape following the roadside contours. The Japanese cave of Klungkung was built around 1941-1942, at the beginning of Japanese rule.
Gua Jepang Klungkung has as many as 16 holes that line along approximately 200 meters at the foot of the cliff. This Japanese cave looks like there is no guard, but the condition inside the cave is kept clean. Indeed not so many tourists visit here, most who visit are also foreign tourists. This is because the Japanese Cave has a pretty mystical aura. The atmosphere inside the cave was dark and felt moist.
Because once this cave was also used as a place for the massacre of Japanese soldiers by allied troops. Many Japanese soldiers were killed inside here. So that’s why strange events often occur around the cave.
However, apart from that, the situation around the cave is quite beautiful. The area around the cave that is close to the highway is suitable as a resting place. You can stop by here to take a break while taking pictures. Many green plants grow across the road and above the cliff, making the atmosphere around them feel cool and shady.
For those of you who are curious about this Japanese cave, you can just come to the location, namely in Banjar Koripan, Banjarangkan Village, Banjarangkan District, Klungkung, Bali.
Taro Tourism Village is an old village in Bali that is rich in stories and cultural heritage from the past. The existence of this village is closely related to the visit of a powerful person in the past from East Java to Bali around the 8th century.
This Taro Tourism Village has a green and beautiful nature. Cool air and trees make the atmosphere shady. As well as residential homes with typical Balinese traditional houses. Besides enjoying the natural atmosphere, visitors can also learn many things from this village.
Taro Village is located 6 km north of Pujung, has a beautiful natural charm because of the green rice terraces and the cool air. In addition to rice fields there are also plantation areas planted with fruits and vegetables. And there are customary forests that have tracking paths that are quite challenging.
Taro village is home to white oxen. The white color is not ordinary white, but white albino, so that the bull’s eye is white. This white ox is very rare and may only be found in Taro Village.
In Taro Village there is a medicinal plant garden. This idea originated from residents who had difficulty finding several types of plants when preparing for traditional ceremonies. They also decided to start planting rare plant seeds. In addition to being used by residents, this plant garden can also be an education for visitors.
This village is about 40 km from the capital city of Denpasar. This village is geographically part of the Munduk Gunung Lebah area.
Putung Bukit Karangasem can be added to your vacation destination list. The beauty of this hill can give you a pleasant vacation experience. Being on a hill can be an arena for relaxation looking for peace and quiet. Moreover, Bukit Putung also has an amazing panorama.
Bukit Putung also has a history. There is a legend that tells the origin of this hill. The name ‘Putung’ in Balinese is derived from the origin of the word ‘Putus’ which means it has no offspring. Long ago according to legend, the residents who lived on this hill were condemned by a smart shaman who felt cheated.
When you are on this hill you can see patches of rice fields belonging to the surrounding population. You can also see hill valleys filled with fertile plants. Its location in a mountainous area makes the air cool. You can find various kinds of trees such as coconut trees, hajis ferns and salak plantations belonging to local residents.
Besides you can feel the scenery, Bukit Putung Karangasem also presents the beauty of the sea line with the pier. You can find fishing boats that are catching fish and ships anchored. Even from the distance, Nusa Penida Island can be seen. Really a scene that really spoils the eyes. Anyone will surely feel at home lingering in Bukit Putung.
The cool weather and the peaceful and soothing atmosphere make this hill even more pleasant. The birds that are flying while singing also accompany your times on the hill which has this special feature
Almost every day, you will find the latest tourist destinations that can be found on the island of Bali. Ubud, in particular, is a popular tourist area, not only in the eyes of foreign tourists, but also by domestic tourists. One of the newest tourist destinations that you can find in this area is the Ubud Bali Arts Tour.
Wahana Seni Bali Ubud has only been established since 2017, precisely starting operations since December. In this place, tourists can find a fairly large photo area. The choice of photo spots provided by Wahana Seni Bali also varies. You can choose to take pictures in the indoor or outdoor area.
In other places, you will find a choice of instagramable tourist attractions that are modern. It’s different with this place. You will find a unique artistic atmosphere. You can find the design of an inverted room or room with attractive decorations during a visit to this place.
If you are reluctant to take pictures indoors, the Wahana Seni Bali Ubud also provides an outdoor photo area. The choice, there is a garden area that offers design no less interesting. The manager deliberately designed and arranged the plants so that they look so beautiful when immortalized through a camera.
This place is located on Jl. Raya Mas Number 26, Ubud, Gianyar Regency. The location of this place is quite close to various interesting tourist attractions in Ubud, including Campuhan Hill or Monkey Forest.
Nusa Lembongan offers a variety of interesting tourist activities. Mahana Point Cliff Jump Nusa Lembongan is one of them. In particular, this place offers challenging activities for tourists who are bored with just that activity.
Here, you will be invited to jump directly into the ocean off the cliff. No half-hearted, the height of the cliff reaches 10 meters above sea level.
With activities that challenge the adrenaline rush, Mahana Point Cliff Jump Nusa Lembongan is indeed intended for brave tourists. Even so, security issues are also a serious concern for managers of Mahana Point.
Every traveler who wants to try the plunge activity from the edge of the cliff, will be equipped with a float. If you are not brave with a height of 10 meters, tourists can also choose the location of the jumping point with a lower altitude of 5 meters.
Next, you will feel a different sensation when you jump from the jumping point. The oceans with a depth of 3-4 meters are the landing sites of the brave at this Mahana Point Cliff Jump Nusa Lembongan.
After that, this extreme tour manager will attract tourists with ropes. No need to worry about drowning, because after you plunge into the surface of the water, the manager will swiftly throw a float that helps you not to sink.
In addition to trying this challenging experience, you will also find beautiful scenery while here. Moreover, around Mahana Point Cliff Jump Nusa Lembongan, there are cliffs with beautiful shapes. The cliff was also beautified by a vast ocean in blue. In particular, the scenery will look beautiful when it’s evening at sunset.
To try this activity, you can go to the Blue Lagoon Beach of Nusa Lembongan. Mahana Point is not far from the beach.