Tenganan Village or better known as Tenganan Pegringsingan is one of many ancient villages on the Island of Bali. Life pattern of the community reflects the culture and customs of Bali Aga (pre-Hindu) tradition being different from other villages in Bali.
On that account, Tenganan Village is developed into one of the objects and cultural tourist attractions. Tenganan Pegringsingan sits in the Manggis Subdistrict, about 17 km from Amlapura town—regency capital of Karangasem—5 km from Candidasa tourist resort, and about 65 km east of Denpasar. Another attraction owned by Tenganan Village is the Mekare-kare ritual tradition or better known as ‘pandanus war.’
Padangbai is developed into a nature and cultural tourism in a tourism resort development of Candidasa, Padangbai Village, Manggis Subdistrict, Karangasem. It is about 25 km from the town of Amlapura, 13 km from Candidasa and about 31 km east of Denpasar. At this location sits a harbor becoming the access of transportation to Lombok Island, NTB. The name of Padangbai got influence from the Dutch as a result of colonial period. It was formerly known as Teluk Padang or the Padang Bay.
Endeavor of Karangasem Regency to increase the tourism promotion never subsides. It is evidenced by the rapid improvement of the supporting facilities to bring in tourists. One of which was the realization of the first cruise quay in Indonesia located precisely at the Tanah Ampo, Manggis Subdistrict, Karangasem Regency.
Since tested in 2011, many small and large cruise ships have anchored at this quay. Similarly, the MV Zaandam cruise ship with the Dutch flag was the first cruise docking in 2012 namely on Wednesday (Jan 4). Led by the captain Andre van Schoonhoven the ship berthed at Labuhan Amuk Bay at 08:00 Local Time and then the passengers were transported ashore by boat to Tanah Ampo Quay.
Padangbai is developed into a nature and cultural tourist attraction at the same area as the development of Candidasa tourist resort situated at Padangbai Village, Manggis Subdistrict, Karangasem. It is about 25 km from the city of Amlapura, 13 km from Candidasa tourist resort, and about 31 km from Denpasar. At this location lies a harbor giving the access to sea transportation to Lombok - NTB.
The name Padangbai got influence from the Dutch language during the colonial period. Formerly, it was known as Teluk Padang. It is a white sandy bay protected from the solid black rock. Because of its location, the undersea life is well maintained.
Is the water pleasure garden built in the early 1900’s by the king as a component of the royal palace to recive important guests and visiting foreign dignitaries. Located just 5 km out of Amlapura, this serene garden setting was inspired by a combination of classic Balinese and European architectural styles and incorporates three extensive ponds.
Is a sleepy seaside town that takes its name from an ancient temple complex and features different levels of accommodation and restaurants for travelers’ seeking a quiet holiday retreat. Despite the absence of a proper beachfront, there are plenty of water activities to enjoy including snorkeling to see species of coloured coral and exotic fish. Here local fishermen take to the ocean daily in brightly painted traditional boats known as jukung and visitors can negotiable very attractive charter fees for pleasure trips with views out to the neighbouring islands of Lombok and Nusa Penida
Iseh is one of the villages in Sidemen Subdistrict, Karangasem Regency. Iseh has developed into a unique tourist attraction because it has a stunning beauty of nature. Located about 42 km from Denpasar, the access to Iseh can be reached by public transportation via the road section of Satria Village, Dawan Subdistrict, Klungkung Regency.
Beauty of nature is the main attraction with the background of tranquility and serenity of rural life. This ambience can attract many tourists to stay longer. Overlay plots of terraced rice fields along with the activities of traditional farmers, a winding river, as well as panorama of Mount Agung are visible in the distance becoming a single entity of stunning beauty of nature.
Amlapura, capital of Karangasem Regency, is 78 km east of Denpasar. Since the Karangasem Kingdom was established, Amlapura has been the civic center. Meanwhile, the famous tourist destination in Amlapura is the Royal Palace denoting a perfect fusion of Balinese, Chinese and European architecture. The palace was founded by Anak Agung Gede Jelantik, the first king of Karangasem. Inside the palace, we will find a collection of photos belonging to royal families and fashionable costumes worn at that time.
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