Bali, this beautiful island not only presents the beauty of its beaches, but also has a rich culture and history.
The following are 3 choices of Historical Attractions in Bali
– Kintamani is a village in the North Bali region. This place was founded in the 9th century and is the area of the oldest kingdom in Bali. The village is inhabited by Bali Aga, one of the indigenous tribes in Bali who still carries on a tradition that has been maintained until now. One of their most famous traditions is with put the body under a Banyan tree without burying it.
Kintamani is situated at elevation 1,470 meters. The trip to Kintamani can be reached from the south with 2 routes, namely from Ubud for 45 minutes, and from Besakih for 1 hour. There is a daily shuttle bus service from Ubud, but it must be ordered 24 hours in advance
2. Puri Agung Karangasem
Puri Agung Karangasem is a historical tourist spot in Bali, Puri is a palace that has unique characteristics and is different from the old Balinese house. Puri Agung Karangasem was built in the 19th century, the architecture of the building has three different styles, namely Bali, China, and Europe. The three styles include Balinese ornaments for statues and reliefs, European styles for the main building, and Chinese styles for ornaments on doors, windows or chairs. Puri Agung Karangasem is located in the city of Amlapura. The distance is about 78 km from Denpasar, which can be reached in 2 hours. Puri Agung Karangasem is close to Candidasa Beach and Besakih Temple. The road to this area is very good because of its strategic location in the city center. Accommodation and facilities are adequate.
3. Taman Tirtagangga
Tirtagangga Park has cool air and is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens making it an ideal place to visit. This historic place is located in Karangasem Regency, Bali, precisely in Ababi Village, and was built in 1948 by a king who ruled at that time, namely Anak Agung Ketut Karangasem Angluerah. Tirtagangga is also a holy spring located under the old Banyan tree. The holy spring became the main reason the king built this place as a resting place.
Tirtagangga Park has an area of around 1.2 hectares divided into three parts. There are parts that contain lotus ponds and fountains, bathing pools, and royal palaces. The best time to visit this place is in the afternoon when the sun is not so hot.
The location of Tirtangga Park is around 6 km from Karangasem, whereas if from Denpasar City it is around 83 km and takes about 2 hours. However, if the journey is taken from Amlapura then it only takes about 20 minutes. Lots of transportation available to get to Tirtangga Park. In addition, as an international tourist attraction, there are already various accommodations such as hotels, villas, and bungalows.