250.000 IDR p.p
( minimum 2 people)
Leaves at 8.30 AM
English speaking driver, entrance fee, mineral water
Kamasan is a traditional village where the Kamasan style of classical painting originated.
A number of artists have workshops and small showrooms with figures depicted in profile, like wayang kulit shadow puppets, also called "wayang" or "Kamasan",along the main street.
Kerta Gosa used to be a place to solve problems concerning the security, prosperity and fertility of the region. It is said that this place was built in around 1700 AD, when I Dewa Agung Jambe governed the Klungkung Kingdom. During his time, every full moon, a meeting was conducted by the King of Klungkung as chief of the meeting and attended by the other Kings throughout Bali.
The Court of Justice is equipped with six chairs and one table. The chair with the symbol of lion was for the King as chief of Court of Justice, the chairs with the symbol of dragons were for priests as lawyers who accompanied the King in making decision, and the chairs with the symbol of cows were for the secretaries. The ceiling is decorated with a lot of paintings that describe about the afterlife punishments. The Bale Kambang (Floating pavilion) was for receiving the guests who wished to meet the King. The Museum collects a lot of remains of Klungkung Kingdom.
Goa Lawah (Bat Cave Temple)
The Cave in the cliff face is jam–packed with bats. In Bali there are many Lontar scrolls that are properly collected in some cultural and tourism department offices.
The major temples in Bali were mostly built by Mpu Kuturan. In the 10th century Mpu Kuturan came to Bali at which time Bali was under the rule of Anak Wungsu. When he arrived, he found many beliefs in Bali. Then he developed the Tri Murti concept to unite all the beliefs. The arrival of Mpu Kuturan brought some changes in Bali
Sidemen was a base for Swiss ethnologist Urs Ramseyer, and is also a centre for traditional culture and arts, particularly songket, a cloth woven with threads of silver and gold.
It has a marvelous scenery and an attractive rural character.
A state temple of the Bangli Kingdom. It is one of the finest temples in east Bali, a little like a miniature version of Pura Besakih. It is terraced up the hillside, with a great flight of steps leading to the beautifully decorated entrance.
The first courtyard has a huge Banyan tree with a kul–kul entwined in its branches. The inner courtyard has an 11 roofed meru ( multi–roofed shrine ), and a shrine with thrones for the three figures of the Hindu trinity–Brahma, shiva and Vishnu. The carvings are particularly intricate