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  2. 2. BAGUS MANTRA Total area : 5,780.06 km2(2,231.69 sq mi) population recorded as 3,891, 428 in the 2010 census, the island is home to most of Indonesia's Hindu minority. In the 2000 census about 92.29% of Bali's population adhered to Balinese Hinduism while most of the remainder follow Islam.
  3. 3. BAGUS MANTRA Tourism in Bali: Spiritual tourism Cultural tourism Ecotourism tourism Historical tourism
  4. 4. Caste There are four castes in Balinese society: Brahmana The highest caste in Hindu Balinese. The members are priests or scholars. Ksatrya The members are warriors and everybody who have nobility power. Weisya Mostly the members are merchants. Sudra The lowest caste. Members are farmers and laborers, who are the original Balinese society BAGUS MANTRA
  5. 5. Popular Places BAGUS MANTRA Denpasar • The capital city of Bali, Denpasar has countless community temples called Pura and one of them is Pura Jaganatha, which is dedicated to the Supreme God Sang Hyang Widi Wasa. The statue of a turtle and two dragons is prevalent in all temples as it signifies the foundation of the world. Pura Jaganatha offers a fine array of prehistoric and modern art
  6. 6. BAGUS MANTRA • Sanur Sanur beach has long been a popular recreation site. The palm-lined beach curves from the Bali Beach Hotel toward the south and faces the Indian Ocean to the east. On this beach, you will discover many wonderful hotels, restaurants, shops, and other tourist facilities. • Kuta Kuta is now a thriving tourist resort especially for the young and young at heart. A favorite beach for surfers, it is less suitable for swimming due to strong currents. Kuta is one of the most dynamic places in Indonesia and accommodation ranges from international hotels to home stays.
  7. 7. BAGUS MANTRA • Nusa Dua One of the most recent tourist centers, Nusa Dua has some of the most beautiful and luxurious hotels. This resort is known for its clean, white beaches and pristine waters. Nusa Dua differs from Bukit Peninsula despite being a part of it. It is sheltered by coral reefs, which makes it an ideal family beach
  8. 8. BAGUS MANTRA • Batubulan Northeast of Denpasar, stone figures along the road mark the village of Batubulan. One is able to watch the carvers perform their skills at roadside 'factories'. Apart from stone carving, Batubulan is also known for its daily performances of the barong dance on a purpose-built stage near Pura Puseh
  9. 9. BAGUS MANTRA • Batuan The old and famous center of the arts, it is noted for its dances, wood panel carving, and half-wayang, half-naturalistic paintings • Celuk A name synonymous with silver and goldsmiths, Celuk's art shops beckon visitors to sterling silver and gold butterfly brooches, garnet-studded bracelets, earrings and ear-clips of all designs.
  10. 10. BAGUS MANTRA • Mas Although Mas literally means 'gold', this village does not specialize in gold jewelry but in woodcarving. The Tilem Art Gallery is a fine place to view the highest quality woodcarvings, all sold at the most exorbitant prices. Carving was a traditional art for the priestly Brahman caste and the skills are believed to have been a gift from the gods.
  11. 11. BAGUS MANTRA • Ubud Renowned as the center for the arts, Ubud has been attracting and cultivating artistic talent since it became the seat of the aristocratic family in the late 19th century. Western artists and intellectuals who visited the area in the 1930s provided an enormous stimulus to local art, introduced new ideas and techniques, and began a process a of displaying and promoting Balinese culture worldwide. Ubud is charming not because of its beaches or bars, but for its art, music, architecture, and dance
  12. 12. BAGUS MANTRA • Goa Gajah This cave was excavated in the 11th century, and its entrance is a monstrous head with gaping mouth and hands that appear to be pushing the entrance apartWithin the cave at the end of the T-shaped passage is a fourarmed statue of Ganesha, the elephantheaded deity. At the opposite end sits a set of three lingga, or phallic symbol of Lord Shiva.
  13. 13. BAGUS • Tampak Siring MANTRA The sacred spring of Tirta Empul is situated here and revered by all Balinese. It is said that the god Indra created the spring when he pierced the earth to build the amerta, the elixir of immortality. The water is used by the Balinese for its curative powers for good health and prosperity. Regular ceremonies are held for purification, especially pregnant women and those who have survived a long illness
  14. 14. Traditions and Religions The Balinese retain the basic values that teach them of balance and harmony of all aspects in life, which is Tri Hita Karana. Tri Hita Karana is a guidance on how to have a harmonious relationship with surrounding nature (Pawongan), others people (Pelemahan) and with Ida Hyang Widhi Wasa/God The Almighty (Parahyangan).
  15. 15. Balinese Hindus celebrates Galungan day and Kuningan day once in every six month and celebrate the New Year with special rituals called NYEPI which includes amati geni (no light), amati lelunggaan (no trip), amati lelangguan (no entertainment) and amati karya (no activity
  16. 16. Synergy of Culture, Nature and Spiritual Bali gives high values to nature, culture and spiritual life, which are all in synergy to create harmony and peace in the island.
  17. 17. Nature Bali is gifted with rich nature. Not mention the fertile soil, abundant water resources, or friendly but cool weather, Bali's land lets grow any plants. Nature and plants are highly respected elements. In fact, they have special event to give deep salute to the plants, which is Tumpek Uduh
  18. 18. Culture A bounce of cultural attractions and creations from Bali have been put on stage everywhere in the world. People admire every move on Balinese dances, spirit behind the gamelan, the story of the puppet show, beautiful crafts, brilliant paintings, clothes, and other art and cultural designs
  19. 19. Spiritual Spiritual activities in Bali are most dominated by Hindu rituals. Everyday in life in the island of thousands of temples, a spiritual activity takes place, especially on sacred days for Hindu people.
  20. 20. Art and Culture Arja Dance Arja at many sections of it is more like an opera. The drama whose dialogue exerts macapat style is projected to be on stage since 1820. Arja used to stage the famous story of Panji, but today’s show begins to include the folklores, like Ramayana and Mahabarata
  21. 21. Barong and Rangda Dance Barong (symbol of good faith) comes into war with rangda (a symbol of evil). The dance also performs a few people who are in trance and bring with them traditional weapon, keris. In the great battle where the Barong wins, the ending of the performance is marked by a priest giving out the holy water.
  22. 22. Gamelan Show Gamelan or Gong is traditional musical instrument from Bali. It needs about 40 people to play a Gong in a complete formation (Gong Gede). Not only the men that could be the gamelan players, in Bali women can also take part of it
  23. 23. Kecak Dance The dancers form the border for the central dance performance of the Ramayana’s epic drama. Kecak is staged on some places, such as Uluwatu and Tanah Lot before the sunset
  24. 24. Buyan Lake (natural) At Pancasari Village, this lake is used as an important spring, the second biggest water source in Bali after Batur Lake. Buyan Lake is beautified with thick green forest that offers fresh and cool air for almost all day long Tamblingan Lake is located at a slope valley at northern part of Mount Lesung, at Munduk Village, Buleleng Regency.
  25. 25. Beratan Lake is famous not only for its beauty but also for its beautiful Ulundanu temple. Batur Lake is located at a very tranquil and most visited tourist destination in Bali: Kintamani. On the feet of Mount Batur, Batur Lake is bordered with a crater that forms high walls and emerges with clear blue water
  26. 26. Gitgit Waterfall poses as the biggest waterfall in Bali with 60 meter in height. Because of its height and the great water flow, the the water glimpses like a thin mist as the water falls through the stone Jatiluwih is well known for its breathtaking view of green paddy terraces. Besides the paddy terraces, Jatiluwih highlights unique culture, such as Petirtaan Pura Petali, a special ritual dedicated to the holy Gods to celebrate their blessings on agricultural activities
  27. 27. The villagers in Kiadan successfully develop a coffeebased ecotourism. Kiadan is famous with its Kopilok, which is coffee beans boiled in an earth pot on fired stake made of coffee's wood Sangeh with its forest full of spice trees on 14-hectare land area has been the habitat of numerous monkeys for years. In fact, the existence of the spice trees with strong trunks and thick leaves is still a mystery as they can not be found at any other places in Bali.
  28. 28. Kertalangu Art Village exposes various comfortable tourist facilities, including jogging track, art stages, fishing pools, spa & beauty houses, restaurants, and craft center A group of swans always fly to Petulu Village before dark. Amongst the houses and green trees in the village, they have been sharing harmonious living with the friendly villagers since 1965. The birds are believed to bring luck to the villagers
  29. 29. Ubud village is almost like a gathering place for the international community. Although a bunch of international facilities are risen in the village, the original view of the village and its traditions are strongly maintained Penglipuran Village is beautified with the clustered buildings employing ancient architecture. All buildings in the village are constructed in orderly manner as they are decorated with same fence and front entries