Kintamani Village

Kintamani Village

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BALI KINTAMANI VILLAGE

Bali Places of Interest Offers Kintamani Batur Volcano, the most Popular Tourist Destinations in Bali with Panoramic View of Active Batur Volcano and Lake. 

Kintamani is a highland area in the north-eastern Bali at the Mount Batur caldera. This place which encompasses Penelokan, Toya Bungkah, Batur, Kedisan, Abung, Songan and Kintamani villages, is known as just Kintamani. Kintamani, Batur and Penelokan villages sit on the rim of the huge Batur caldera about 1,500m above sea level. This village offer dramatic views of the active volcano Mount Batur and serene Lake Batur. Toyo Bungkah village is down at the lake edge.

The main tourist attraction in this area is Kintamani Batur Volcano. Furthermore, Mount Batur  has erupted about 24 times since year 1800 and still active up to now. Since the mount erupting, it had an impact on the lives of people around this mountain, like removing altar (Temple), improve or repairing the village and re-arrange the tradition. Batur lake is the biggest lake in Bali and functioning as irrigation source to all farmers around it and it is also for all Bali society generally. This area there are several inns, hotels and restaurants located in the Kintamani and Penelokan village. It is a famous tourist place because this area owns the beautiful panorama.

 

Kintamani and Batur Caldera

Kintamani are with it’s magnificent view of Batur caldera have been recorded on king’s charter’s as follows:

  • Inscription dated 911 AD, mention about the king envoys to pray at Trunyan village, the local people were asked to serve the envoys to prepare the meals and facilities during this religious trip. The people requested to his majesty to be exempted from certain taxes in lieu to the services rendered to the philgramage.
  • Inscription dated 911 AD, the regulation for village member between Abang village and Trunyan village was issued by the king to protect their interest.
  • Three inscriptions found at Kintamani dated 967 AD mentions a lodging ( pesangrahan ) at Air Mih, licensed by the king Tabanendra Dharmadewa. Here is mentioned also the influx or might be traffic of priests ( bhiksu ) that came to that area and wanted to settle. It was regulated that the new comers must not exceeding 10 families.
  • Just around 1 km north to Kintamani have found various stone sculptures carved in 1011 AD by master sculptor ” Mpu Bga”, dedicated to the king and ancestor’s spirits.

It is a prove that Kintamani area is the oldest area to have been recorded in history of Bali. It was probably due to it’s very inspiring natural scenery and magical view. One of famous Indonesian novelists Sutan Takdir Alisyahbana also built his lodging on the foot of Mount Batur, where he produced many litteraire creations in the form of romance or novels.

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Sports & nature

Location interesting addition in the Village Penelokan Terunyan. For there to be through the center of the village Kedisan then crossed the lake. Village Terunyan, we can see the ancient civilizations of Bali Bali aga. In this village, the people who have died simply placed under a tree. The corpses are not completely remove the smell. Sports and nature image

Culture and history info

History of Kintamani : There are several sources that mention the history of Batur is Lontar Kesmu god, Lontar USANA Bali and Lontar King Purana Batur. Pura Batur mentioned that already existed since the time of Kuturan Professor X is about a century until the beginning of XI century. Because the vast acreage and-pelinggih number is estimated that pelinggih Pura Batur is Penyiwi kings who ruled in Bali, as well as a heaven Jagat. Pura Batur at the Goddess Danu diistanakan is mentioned in Balinese USANA Lontar translated as follows: Is the story, happened in the month of Marga Sari (month-to-V) when Krishna Force (Tilem) tersebutlah Bethara Pasupati in India are transferring summit of Mount Meru is divided into two, held by the left and right hand and then brought to Bali is used as the Son he is sthana Bethara Putrajaya (Hyang Supreme Deity) and peaks that brought his left hand into Mount Batur as sthana Goddess Danuh, both that as ulunya island of Bali. Both mountain is a symbol and Pradana Purusa elements of Sang Hyang Widhi. Pura Batur is a Hindu cult place throughout Central Bali, Bali in particular, North and East plead in the field of safety rice field. Hence, in the revered saint who fell the Purnamaning to X (kedasa) all the people, especially in all kelian subak, sedahan-sedahan come to Pura Batur to offer “Suwinih”. So if there’s disaster pests. Culture and history image

Unfortunately there are no tour offers at this location at the moment.