Tenganan village is an original traditional village in Bali and can be considered interesting places to visit. This traditional village is located in District Manggis, Karangasem, district on the eastern island of Bali, located about 70 km from the international airport Ngurah Rai. Time needed to visit Tenganan village from the airport, approximately one and a half hours by car. If there is no traffic jam on the road it will take less than one and a half hours.
Tenganan village is one of three original Balinese villages, which includes the category of Bali Aga. Two of them are in Sub Trunyan Kintamani, Bangli district, and village in the district Sembiran Tejakule, Buleleng. The meaning of the Bali Aga village is a style of life in society are still guided by the rules and culture of the era before Majapahit kingdom. Architecture of the houses on Bali Aga village, meeting halls, and temples are built base on it’s original is to maintain the cultural rules which is down for generations. Characteristics of building or houses, made from a mixture of red stone, river rock, soil.
Tenganan Village Bali One Of Origin Balinese Village
The Balinese who live on Tenganan Bali, generally as a rice farmer. Some of them is craftsman. Tenganan village handicrafts include woven bamboo, carving, paintings on palm leaves and woven fabric. Tenganan village is famous for its expertise on making Gringsing woven cloth. Gringsing cloth is done by way of double bundle technique. This technique is only one in Indonesia, so that the Gringsing woven cloth by Tenganan community’s work, is very famous throughout the world.
Tenganan villagers have a very unique tradition. Every year in mid-July was held tradition of “mageret pandan” (pandanus war). Ritual that compete village youth to fight each other using pandanus leaves. As a result of incision of wound on the back of participant. Once completed the wounds treated with traditional medicines made from roots antiseptic. When the roots antiseptic spread on the backs of the youth the wound will dry up and heal within a few days. This tradition is carried out to train mentally and physically of Tenganan village people. At a mid-July pandanus war, you will see many Bali professional photographers who covered the event. This is why Teganan village is on of the place to go in Bali. If you like visiting the village of Tenganan, we as one provider of Bali car rental, would be happy to take you to the village of Tenganan.
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