Bukit Jati

Whoever passes through the tourism lane of Gianyar, it’s pitty if they miss out to visit Bukit Jati, which has an exciting view. On the previous time, it was used by the Hinduism as worshiping place. It seemed to be well growth, as was built a place for entertainment such as: Dances, Balinese music ( Tabuh ), Martial art (Bela diri ), etc. Pavilion (Wantilan) is also available to relax under cool climate and comfortable atmosphere. It’s located about 2 km in the east of Gianyar city. 500 meters downhill ride we will find swimming pool , containing holy water from the mountain. Usually coming a lot of visitors on holidays either for swimming or viewing Gianyar from hilltop.

How to Get To Bukit Jati

  1. 45 minutes from Sanur
  2. 1 hour from Kuta
  3. 15 minutes from Ubud

What You Can See around Bukit Jati

  1. In Gianyar town, there is a palace - Puri Gianyar, built in 19th century. Puri Gianyar is one of the few traditional Balinese palaces still in existence and one of the only ones still lived in by a royal family.
  2. Balinese house in Batuan village basically has the same architecture and style all over the island. It comprises several buildings, the east building is used to make offerings, and the south building will be a kitchen. the west building is commonly used for the parent’s room, and the north building is the children rooms or used as the place of the offerings.
  3. Belega & Bona Villages are well known for their bamboo craftsmanship, including table, chair, wardrobe, musical instruments. Bona has a nightly Kecak dance performance for tourists.
  4. Mas Village lies on the main road, 20 km to the north of Denpasar and 6 km before Ubud, in a hilly countryside covered with ricefields and irrigated year-round by the waters of the Batuan aud Sakah river.
  5. Peliatan Village is best known for its legong - a graceful dance traditionally performed by two pre-pubescent girls in glittering costumes. Indeed, the first Balinese dance troupe to travel abroad was a legong group from Peliatan that performed at the Paris Exhibition in 1931 under the leadership of the late Anak Agung Gede Mandera (affectionately known as “Gung Kak”) a man who excelled in both music and dance.