Bali is the island of thousand temples and the beautiful scenery nature and also the friendly people. Bali has unique thing can we explain when holiday in Bali especially in traditional village. Bali village and the unique tradition is the favorite thing by the tourist. Penglipuran village that located around 6 kilometer from the closest city Bangli or 1 kilometer from Kubu village has 700 populations by the last census 1999 by the number of the head family 192. Penglipuran village is a traditional village which has their own character, belong to the district Kubu- Sub district Kubu, Bangli regency. The beauty of the village and the surrounding act that Penglipuran village is untouchable village by the modernization era. Supported by the fresh air by the height 700 meter above the sea level, give the comfortable for the villager and visitors. From city of Bangli just spend time around 30 minutes. From Denpasar city spend time around 2 hours 30 minutes and from Ubud spend time around 1 hour 30 minutes.
The surrounded Penglipuran Village are Desa Khayan, Desa Gunaksa, Desa Kubu and Desa ceking. The village which is consists of one village and smaller village, administratively is very easy to adjust. The number of the village and the smaller village is the same. The name of the penglipuran village according to the mythology from the old people from Penglipuran village camed from “Pengeling Pura” (remember with the temple), it means that remember with the ancestor. This mythology is connected with the movement of their ancestor from Bayung Gede vilage at
Kintamani Area to Penglipuran village. To respect their ancestor at bayung Gede that’s is why at Penglipuran Village as well built the same kind of the temple such as : Pura Bale Agung, Pura Puseh, Pura Dalem and Pura Dukuh. The four temple until now is still respecting by the villagers. Their sense of belonging and their respecting to the ancestor is the meaning of the four temples they built.
The ceremonies in Penglipuran village such as Saba Desa, Rsi Gana and other big ceremonies lead by the priest who came from another village. Saba ceremony is conducted at Bale Agung Temple is on Purnamaning Kapat (full moon) and followed by Dalem and Dukuh temple. The Penglipuran village is consisted of 743 people where they mostly are farmers and slightly as the public servant. In conjunction with the tourist business, today on where the youth had work on several cruise ships.
The potential for specific cultures such as persistence pattern of traditional architectures, beautiful surrounding and the cool temperature are then used as a potential as object excursion.
Entrance fee in Penglipuran village :
- Domestic (WNI) : – IDR 15.000 /adult , IDR 10.000/child
- Foreign (WNA) : – IDR 30.000 /adult , IDR 25.000/child