Bali Places Interest Offers Batubulan Village as Bali Barong Dance Center and Culture Village for Tourists
Batubulan Village is one of Bali places interest in west part of Gianyar regency. Furthermore, the identity and image as an art village, Batubulan has been famous in Indonesia and all over the world. It is because, the villagers are very creative with full of art inspirations to create the spectacular Balinese dance performance of Barong and Keris Dance. Barong Dance is a traditionally dance daily performed at five different stages in this countryside such as Puseh Temple Stage, Tegal Tamu Stage, Denjalan Stage, Sahadewa Stage and Sila Budaya Stage. In addition, this tourist attraction is very potential to growth the local people economic sector. And also, Batubulan Village is covering several traditional arts such as dances, artistic of Kerawitan, artistic of idol and article art.
Batubulan Village History and People
Firstly, Batubulan Village is an agrarian village and slow down change into the art village by existing of stone carving art as well as Balinese dance performances. It is coming from relying on artistic potential, strategic location, open village network, national, and global, then this village grows as tourist destination. The majority of Bali Tour Packages are putting this village as a starter places to visit on the tour itinerary from. Batubulan Village is one of village as appatizer relationship between regions in Bali Island . This village is located 8 kilometers from Denpasar town as well as 30 minutes from Ubud. Furthermore, it is consisted of three custom countryside includes Desa Adat Tegal Tamu, Desa Adat Jero Kuta as well as Desa Adat Delod Tukad. It own 16 Banjar with population around 11.333 people by 2.775 family based on census 2003.
Batubulan Village as a Center of Barong Dance Performance
The name of Batubulan is etymologically taken from two word of Batu and Bulan (moon stone). The pre-eminent and fascination of Batubulan Village are Barong Dance as well as stone carving art. This Tourist destination is become famous because of sustainability of tourism fascination. As a tourism object and stone carving business area, many tourists have visited Batubulan Village from morning until evening. In addition, the Barong Dance performance is running from 09:00 am until 10:30 am daily. Meanwhile, Kecak Dance performance is running from 18:00 pm until 19:00 pm.
When do we visit Batubulan Village?
Batubulan Village is strategically located in the center of Bali Map so some of tour arrangements insert it into their program like Ubud Village Tour, Kintamani Tours, Besakih Temple Tour, Ubud Rafting Tour, Ubud Elephant Ride Tour etc.
- Parking Area
- Public Telephone
- Food Stall
- Petrol Station
- Souvenir Shops
- Drinks Stall
- Barong Dance Entertaiment