Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is a very well-known tourist destination which is situated in the western part of Bali highlighted by the stunning views of rice terrace unfolding from the foot of the mountain until the sea shore. It has already been well assigned as one of UNESCO World Heritages because the site has been able to maintain the local culture heritage in the form of water irrigation system managed traditionally by the local people. This irrigation system which is called “SUBAK” has also been well-known in Indonesia and even in the world. It constitutes one of the recommended places to visit in Bali with the naturally beautiful views. The name “ Jati Luwih” which consists of the Balinese words “Jati and luwih”, in which “Jati” means “truly” and “Luwih” denotes peaceful, good, beautiful or the equivalent. The local rice paddies which are planted in this zone look typically of the high relative size plant compared with other pre-eminent rice paddies which are planted by the majority farmers in Bali. In accordance to this, Jatiluwih has also been well-known with its organic agriculture system because it is situated in the high land of Watukaru Mountain which is very appropriate for the agriculture development.
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is one of our Best Cycling Tour in Bali because this Places of Interest in Bali Tropical Island
The beautiful landscape of Jatiluwih is surrounded by cool air because it is situated in the altitude of 700 meters above ocean level. Beside its natural attraction, Jatiluwih also keeps its cultural attraction, that is specifically the history of the Petali Temple in which this Balinese Hindu temple is related to the dominion of Ida Dalem Waturenggong King in Gelgel Castle(1460 – 1552). To arrive at Jati Luwih, we have to take the distance from Denpasar which is about 48 kilo meters and it is situated in upstate of Tabanan town (28 Kilo meters). The access roads to this place have already been continuously improved therefore any vehicle can enter from east side through the so-called Pacung Village and proceed to Jatiluwih and also from the west side from Watukaru Temple go to Jatiluwih.
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