Knowing Deeper World Cultural Heritage in Bali

Hello! Hope you have a wonderful day. Great day for tell about wonderful experience during in Bali. Besides the marvelous beaches and the beautiful scenery of panorama, Bali has much beautiful tourist attraction. For the nature Bali has one of the best in world. One reason the tourist come and spends their holiday time because of the best place to enjoy the panorama of nature. The combination of the beautiful place and the marvelous nature make tourist come and enjoy holiday in Bali. Today I would like to inform you, one of the world cultural heritage in Bali. The situated of the village has good panorama and good weather. Well here is it!

Even you heard about the rice terrace in Bali? One of the best views to see the rice terrace is in Jatiluwih. Jatiluwih is a natural tourist destination which is so interesting because it has a beautiful nature landscape. Jatiluwih is located in Penebel District, Tabanan regency, Bali. To reach Jatiluwih area, it takes around 48 kilometers from Denpasar city and it is located on the northern of Tabanan city, around 28 kilometers from Tabanan city.

Jatiluwih has a great background which is Batukaru mount and located in the height of 700 meters above sea level and has a cool fresh air also with the comfortable atmosphere. The major of its area is an agricultural area that made with terraces shape, so that it called as Balinese Rice Terrace. The system of this rice terrace had been made Jatiluwih nominated in UNESCO World Heritage list as a world culture heritage. Jatiluwih is the best location to see the panorama of rice terrace in Bali. To irrigate this rice terrace with total area around 636 hectares in Jatiluwih, it is using Subak Irrigation System or Balinese traditional irrigation which based on community. The natural tourist destination of Jatiluwih is visited often by local and international tourist to enjoy the beauty of natural landscape, the fresh air, also enjoy the rural quiet atmosphere. The green rice field area that really spacious is the main attraction of natural tourist destination that can be found in Jatiluwih.

Penebel is one of area in Bali which concentrates on agriculture and plantation sectors. One of commodity produces is brown paddies. Therefore, the most of rice field in Jatiluwih produces the brown rice and the other rice is the sticky rice and also red rice. Jatiluwih paddy is indeed different with other paddy that used to be planted by farmer or rice that we used to eat in daily life. Jatiluwih paddy is rice brown paddy that only exists in Jatiluwih and few other villages in Bali. But, Jatiluwih rice field presents the fabulous charm because of its terraces shape and twist following the hill’s shape. That’s why most of the paddies plants are different and taller than the other paddy plant in other area in Bali.

The long journey, twist and exhausting quickly healed after seeing the overlay green rice field that stretches above the hill. Entering May, the overlay Jatiluwih rice field will start to produce the grains that green golden colored. That combination presents the interesting color gradation between the grains and its stem leaf which has dark green colored as overlay carpet which stretched over the hill.

Jatiluwih paddy starts to be planted on January and will entering the harvest period on June.  The farmer in this village only plants the paddy once within a year. The kind of paddy that planted is brown rice which becomes the excellent paddy in Jatiluwih.

Well, for you traveler who want to know more about the Jatiluwih rice terrace and more about the paddies plant or want to try the activities during holiday in Jatiluwih like trekking, cycling or learn how to plantation the paddies. So spend your time to join holiday in Bali. Happy holiday!

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