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Batubulan and Barong Dance

Places of interest :: Batubulan village is one of tourist places and destination in Bali, it is popular with barong dance and stone carving , below is the information.

It is about 8 km from Denpasar. Batubulan had been known since a long time by the tourists because it’s handicrafts namely statues that made of sand stone. It can bee seen along the road of Batubulan. Batubulan is an artistic countryside in west part of Gianyar regency. The identity and image as an art village, Batubulan has been famous in Indonesia and all over the world which has been built based on an artistic blessing dance of Barong (Barong and Keris dance). Barong Dance is daily performed at five different stages in this countryside, like Puseh Temple Stage, Tegal Tamu Stage, Denjalan Stage, Sahadewa Stage and Sila Budaya Stage.

The fascination of this Tourism Cultural Object is from variety of quality artistic potency. Batubulan Village one of tourist destination in Bali, it is covering the dance art, artistic of Kerawitan, artistic of idol and article art. Batubulan is combination of the name “Batu” (stone) with the name of Biaung village. In the period of Bali King, the people of Biaung village made stone carving was done for months. So that Biaung Village finnaly known as the name of Batubulan.

The beginning of Batubulan Village is an agrarian village which is sustained by carves the ledge stone. Relying on artistic potential, strategic location and open village network by local, national, and global, then this village grows as tourist destination which is popular with Tourism Cultural Object. Batubulan Bus Station is strategically located as node communications to seven towns in Bali those are Denpasar, Badung, Gianyar, Bangli, Klungkung, Karangasem, and Singaraja. Batubulan is the opener relationship to reach the network entire of Bali Island .

This village is consisted of three custom countryside, those are: Desa Adat Tegal Tamu, Desa Adat Jero Kuta and Desa Adat Delod Tukad. It is coming within 16 Banjar demographically. The name of Batubulan is etymologically taken from two word that are: Batu and Bulan (moon stone). Pre-eminent tourism sites and especial fascination of Batubulan Village in map of Bali Tourism are Barong Dance and stone carving art. This Tourist destination is become more famous with increasing number of tourist come to Bali. Every day we can see Barong performances here. Recently we have found here a lot of shops that sell antique.. As a tourism object and stone carving business area, Batubulan village is visited by tourist of foreign countries and domestic since in the morning time until evening time. At 09:00-10:30 am daily, Barong Dance is held while at 18:00-19:00 pm, the Kecak Dance or Bali Night performances are executed.

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