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TRUNYAN VILLAGE

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Best time visit the village is departing from Sanur, Kuta or Nusa Dua around 07.00, so it will arrive around 08.30 at the village of Kedisan, located on the bank of Lake Batur in. Continue to board and cross the lake 30 minutes by local motorized wooden boat. The village is located on the other side beach of the lake from the location of Kintamani.

TrunyanFirst visit will be the village with its very old age temple. Trunyan village is one of the oldest village of Bali and is presumably belong to the first or second migrants into Bali. They have a tradition, which is very unique that the dead is not buried or cremated, but it is just put and exposed into the air on a narrow spot on the bank of the lake. To bring the corps from the village to the cemetery they use canoe. During the process of decaying there is definitely no bad smell from that. Returning from Trunyan village, you can have lunch at one of the good restaurant located on the west brim of the crater. Penglipuran village is one of Balinese highland village. Here you can still see the traditional architecture of their housing, settlement pattern and the whole blue print of a highland Balinese village. On the way back to hotel you can visit Ubud with its artist colonies and beautiful art creations

Duration 7 hours. Scheduled 07.00 – 14.00.Harga

burialsTrunyan village is located on the bank of lake Batur just on the foot of the mount Abang as shown on the photo number 3. Their unique tradition from the rest of Balinese is their tradition of not burying their dead member. They have 3 cemeteries. One is for the normal dead, second is for abnormal death such as fall from the wood during harvest of greenery for the cattles, or certain sickness which is considered very dangerous, and cemetery for the children.For the normal dead person the corp is not buried like the rest of Balinese, but just put on the narrow spot of land on the foot of hill and just exposed to the atmosphere until the whole flesh dissolve from the body and left only the bones. There is really strange because the exported dead body in Trunyan normal cemetery is not radiation bad smell. Many people say that it is just because of the water absorb the bed smell or probably the tree that is known to name Maja tree can absorb the bed smell. As a matter of fact Trunyan village has been recorded on king charter in the 10th century. A temple dedicated to the God of Bhatara Datonta is clearly mentioned 1000 years ago to be maintained and worshiped.

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Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour. List of these choice is presented at other page List




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Besakih Temple During the kingdom of Middle Bali from 1343 AD to 17th, a kingdom established by Mahapahit, Besakih was mentioned as main temple and it was probably during this period the temple was added and rebuilt with many new shrines. The palace at the beginning was located at Samprangan, now Gianyar city, and later moved to Klungkung. When Bali was broken into many smaller kingdoms, each of their king still considered king of Klungkung as the highest ruler in Bali, and claimed to have their origin from Klungkung. Since Besakih was a state temple of Klungkung, then each of the smaller kingdom felt obliged to worship at the temple. Each smaller kingdoms and the main clans of Bali built their ancestral temple ( Bali : Padharman Temple ) around Besakih area, so the complex has become bigger and bigger. According to the inventory made by Institute Hindu Dharma Denpasar, there are 18 temple complexes with total shrines around 202. See more

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