The beautiful and harmonious one stop shopping and cultural experience with the facilities that was built in efforts of “Development based on community” in Kertalangu Village Society. Kertalangu Cultural Village in Bali is the perfect place to learn and see all about Balinese cultures.
Located in the middle of 80-hectares everlasting rice cultivation at Jl.By Pass Ngurah Rai, Sanur. This is the complete and suitable place where you can see all about Bali in one spot. Watching Balinese performances, taste the tasty and spices Balinese food, plant the paddies with your own hands, have the great experiences in this place even when you have just little bit more time in Bali.
It has various tourism facilities, such as; jogging tracks (4 km far in the middle of rice fields with the fresh atmosphere), available fresh vegetables for sale, and the processing of rice plant, Bali Handicraft Centre where you can see the society process and create various kinds of handicraft products, fishing pond in the middle of rice cultivation completed with gazebo, “Pesraman” Cultural Village for you if you wanna learn about Balinese cultures, SPA and Beauty Salon, Open Stage, Restaurants, Photo Studio, and many more.
What you can see around Kertalangu Cultural Village :
1. Bajra Sandhi Balinese People Struggle Monument, The monument was designed by Mr. Ida Bagus Gede Yadnya, His designed was elected as the winner of the design competition for the monument in 1981. The width of its building is 4,900 square meters, while the whole square is 138,830 square meters. If we witness from a distance, the shape of the Monument looks like a Bajra (a Hindu priest’s bell) which is standing up at the Puputan Margarana square.
2. Bali Museum, Originally established in 1910, by a Dutch official who was concern at the export of culturally significant artifacts from the island, the museum was destroyed in a 1917 earthquake. It was rebuilt in the 1920s, but used mainly as a storage facility until 1932, when the German artist Walter Spies and some Dutch official revived the idea of collecting and preserving Balinese antiquities and cultural objects, and creating an ethnographic museum.
3. Jagatnatha Temple, The high structure of the Padmasana is the unique shrine of the temple. Like other big temples, Jaganatha is very busy on big religious day, such as Galungan, Kuningan, Saraswati. The regular religious ceremonies are conducted on the new and full moons, shadow puppet shows are normally performed. This place is accessible within 20 minutes from Sanur.
4. Art Center / Taman Werdhi Budaya, This building was established on 14th February 1973 and has function to arrange the art and cultural attraction and supported with open stages and main buildings for: dancing, painting exhibition, seminar, music as specially big event of Bali art Festival is held on the middle of June to July every year. It’s located at Nusa Indah Street Denpasar.