This is a good news from Bali popular tourist destination. Bali has many tourist destination and Jatiluwih is one of the popular tourist destination in Bali. Jatiluwih is a great area for refresh your mind which is surrounded by cool atmosphere because it is located in the height of 700 meters above sea level. Besides its nature potency, Jatiluwih also saving the cultural potency, especially history of the Petali Temple existence that is related to the power of Ida Dalem Waturenggong King in Keraton Gelgel (1460 – 1552).
Jatiluwih is about 48 km from Denpasar city and it is situated in upstate of Tabanan town (28 Km). Jatiluwih is one of Bali’s province landscape who own specific type includes rural, rice field and strong society organization that manage the irrigation system called “SUBAK”. UNESCO was appointed this site as one of the World Heritage Sites on 26 July 2012 from long effort to propose it since 2003 by Bali’s government. This appointment was covering 14 Subak and 11 villages consisted of 2,372 ha of rice field, 3,545 ha of garden, 9,316 ha of forest, 317 ha of housing area and 475 ha of wild bush.
What to Visit in Jatiluwih?
Jatiluwih has unique religious ceremony attraction which is famous know as “Patirtaan Ceremony” that always held in Petali Temple on Wednesday Kliwon Ugu (Based on Balinese Calendar). The local residents believe that Petali Temple is a worship center of The Hyang Widhi Wasa (the God) as agriculture power. Beside of Petali Temple , there is also Pucak Rsi Temple is located in this area. This tourist destination really recommended for being your place to visit along your trip in Bali. It is not only has a wonderful nature scenery of rice terrace and fresh atmosphere that could refresh your mind, this area also protect their traditional ways in irrigating their rice paddies, not only that nowadays Jatiluwih has a new Place of Interest that could improving your travel experiences in this area. That is a great restaurant open now for improving your comfortable feel along your tour here. Gong Jatiluwih that’s the name of this restaurant. Unique design of interior and exterior will really make you feel like in an old era. This restaurant is facing to the wonderful scenery of rice terrace in Jatiluwih. You can to enjoy your meal while enjoying the wonderful nature scenery from this restaurant. This restaurant open from 16 april 2016, and this is your chance to visit this restaurant for your holiday in Bali. Gong Jatiluwih offers buffet or alacarte service, and their menu are really tasty with the combination of Western and Indonesian set menu. This restaurant is one of recommended restaurant for you to try in Jatiluwih area.