The island of Bali, is not only known for its stunning natural attractions. Tourism that is thick with culture and sacred values also helped make this island more and more visited by tourists. Well, there is one village that is often used as a mainstay of visitors when vacationing on the Island of the Gods. It's called the Indigenous Village of Penglipuran. This village is unique. Because residents who live in this village still maintain the philosophy of indigenous life that has been passed down from generation to generation. Curious about what Penglipuran Village is like? Let's take a look at the following review.
Penglipuran Village is an indigenous village that has developed into a tourist village and is crowded with tourists. The location of Penglipuran Village is at Jln. Penglipuran, Kubu District, Bangli Regency. Vehicles in any form are prohibited from entering the main area of the village. Parking spaces are provided for visitors who bring vehicles. After walking for about five minutes, you will arrive at the front yard of Penglipuran Village.
Penglipuran Village is going to make you stunned. Every corner looks very clean and organized. Certainly makes visitors feel comfortable. The villagers adhere to the concept of the cosmology of Tri Hita Karana which has been handed down from generation to generation. So in practice, they maintain the cleanliness of the living environment. Because of this principle, it is not surprising if this village was named the best village in the world, besides Giethoorn Village in the Netherlands and Mawlynnong Village in India.
The name Penglipuran comes from the words Pengeling and Pura which means remembering a holy place. So the name of Penglipuran Village itself also reflects its identity as a clean village. Another uniqueness here can be seen from the design of the houses. Each house has the same gate, roof, wall, and spatial model. The house is also built neatly lined up. In the yard planted with various kinds of flowers so that it looks beautiful. Flowers that are in bloom on the page are the favorite background options for entrants, are you interested?
After having a satisfying photo, stop by one of the homes of the residents of Penglipuran Village. You will immediately feel their hospitality and warmth. In the yard, residents sell a variety of handicrafts ranging from knitting bags to patterned clothes. So you can pick and choose souvenirs while relaxing in the yard.
Well, you can visit the village at an altitude of 700 meters above sea level every day. But the best time to come is just before Galungan or the day after. On this special day, you can see the penjor line decorating every house in Penglipuran Village. With the penjor, this will add to the special and traditional impression in Penglipuran Village.