Penulisan Temple in Bangli Regency, Bali Province
It is not wrong if people say that Bali Province is the home of heaven-like beaches. However, they may find other attractions when visiting such beautiful region including the presence of historical temples like Penulisan. The location is in Sukawana Village and it belongs to Kintamani Sub-District. In terms of region, the temple belongs to Bangli Regency. The most noticeable fact is that Penulisan is one of the oldest temples in Bali Province! In fact, it has been there since the Megalithic Era! The prime function is to accommodate the Indonesian local Hindu when it comes to worship. Still, it also becomes an interesting vacation destination for tourists (especially those who love history).
Another name is Tegeh Koripan Temple and it has the meaning of a home filled with a strong will and high esteem. Some people also call it Padelengan or Pamojan Temple, actually. What about the appearance? Well, it has a unique design or construction. As for the concept, it applies “Gunung Suci” or a storied pyramid. The temple is located on a hill, after all. This explains why long and stairs become one of the prime features there. The temple comes with 7 stories and each of them is connected by stairs. This concept is called “Sapta Loka”.
Exploring Penulisan Temple
Exploration and photography become two most common activities to do in Penulisan Temple. Once arriving at the gate, visitors may see the first level of the temple. It is true they need to spend some stamina to get to the next levels, especially Swah Loka or the third story. At the place, they may find two small temples called Dana and Taman Dana (which are suitable for photography by the way).
In the fourth level or Maya Loka, there is Ratu Penyarikan Temple located in the east part of the site. It is said the temple is used to worship Daydya Bujangga. What about the fifth level? Well, it only features a great view but no temples at all. In the 6th level, though, tourists may find Ratu Dahatua Temple which also comes with a unique construction. In the last level, there is a temple to worship Pengaruman. Not to mention tourists may find Gedong, which is a building to store historical and valuable items.
Aside from photography and exploration, some people also come to Penulisan Temple to learn the history. Despite the uncertain information, it is said the temple was built in 300 AD or during the Bronze Age. The construction continued later during the reign of Majapahit Kingdom in 1343 AD. At the time, the temple was used to worship God Shiva and became Kings’ favorite place to do yoga and meditation!
- Batur Mountain
- Pinggan Sunrise Spot
- Kutuh Waterfall
- Maniklyu Village
How to Get There
The distance between Denpasar City and Penulisan Temple is 62.1 km. That means the trip may take approximately 1 hour and 59 minutes to get to the site. As for the best route, tourists should only take Ahmad Yani Utara Street. Their first destination is Bangli Regency. Next, they can simply head to Kintamani Sub-District and reach Sukawana Village right away.
Where to Stay
- Bunbulan Hill Hostel
- Batur Mountain View Hotel
- Van Dhika Guesthouse
From the many beaches in Bali, there is interesting one called Batu Belig Beach with undeniable beauty. No wonder if Batu Belig becomes a favorite destination for tourists to visit. No wonder Bali is often referred to as an extraordinary island of tourist attraction belongs to Indonesia. The beauty spreads from the coast to the mountains. In fact, the beach in Kerobokan area turned out to be able to seduce tourists to visit. The allure is mesmerizing with the appearance of natural beauty and atmosphere that no other beach has.…
Six popular destinations from different parts of the country are featured on images to promote Indonesian tourism during the 2018 Asian Games. As reported by kompas.com, the images, which are intended for billboards, also feature models adorned in traditional attire from countries participating in the Games. “The initial idea was to welcome the different Asian nations to […] Asia’s largest sporting event. We use this moment to introduce Asian faces to society,” Ade Irawan from the Indonesian Asian Games Organizing Committee’s (INASGOC) communication department said, as quoted by kompas.com. These are the…
Register your tourism business in our website, get new members, new buyers of a hundreds of thousands from new guests every month. www.indonesia-tourism.com Hundreds of thousands of guests visit our website www.indonesia-tourism.com to ask various tourism purposes, the most common and became a top 3 are: (1) hotel information; (2) a package tour; (3) and itinerary. Have you registered your hotel, your company tour information in our directory portal? www.indonesia-tourism.com group specialties as an Indonesian tourism portal to English language, so our web portal is the most popular portal for foreigners and foreign…
Integrasi Pemasaran Konvensional dan Digital untuk Kejayaan Pariwisata Indonesia Ginting Satyana Director PT Mahoni Global (mahoni.com) & eastjava.com Frasa dunia dalam genggaman kini bukan hanya perumpamaan, melainkan telah menjelma jadi kenyataan. Batasan ruang dan waktu seakan tak lagi relevan karena interaksi bertransformasi menjadi serba cepat, mudah, dan lebih terjangkau dengan adanya kecanggihan teknologi komunikasi. Tak ayal, platform digital pun seakan menjadi primadona tak terkecuali bisnis dan pariwisata. Sektor pariwisata tanah air yang berkembang pun menjadi sebuah ladang bisnis menguntungkan. Guna mengembangkan sektor pariwisata, tentu kemampuan beradaptasi dan berinovasi sesuai…