Monday, July 25, 2016
The village of Batu Bulan unique tours, the village with an area of approximately 6,422 square kilometers it is the unique village because most of its residents have the skills to make sculptures and carvings. Because of the growing expertise of the villagers, then along the road which divides Batubulan village, there are various galleries and art shops that sell works of art. Batubulan supposedly originated from the story of the Dewa Agung Kalesan, who adopted the son of the King of Badung after mercy was given by the King of Badung to erect the Palace in the middle of the forest. Along with his followers, Dewa Agung Kalesan then went to the forest in the eastern part of the Kingdom of Badung. Arriving at the border of the forest, Dewa Agung Kalesan saw a luminous stone like the moon. This place was later named Batubulan.
Tourists who visited Bali often associate the Batubulan village as a producer of art sculpture with a stone base material. This assumption is certainly not wrong, because, in the village, tourists can easily find the art shop and Gallery displaying various sculptures, such as Ganesha, Buddha, gods and goddesses, heroes, and other forms of modern sculpture. Not only that but also in the village many of the craftsmen carved from wood and bamboo handicrafts.
As an administrative region, Batubulan village is divided into three indigenous villages, among other Indigenous Village Tegaltamu, village Customs Jero Kuta, and Indigenous Village Dlod Tukat. Each indigenous village is still divided into a few sub-villages )custom unit which serves to manage the farm). Some of the banjar, in addition to managing the farm, also has the advantage of being able to present the performing arts that are sought after by tourists, such as Banjar Denjalan and Banjar Tegehe that demonstrate the Kecak dance, Barong, and Legong.
Gianyar Regency is one of the tourist destination Bali island which has the attraction of unique art. One of the centers of the arts in the County is located in the village of Batubulan Tours which has centers of artistic sculptures and carvings that are quite renowned amongst the domestic and foreign tourists.