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Jatiluwih Rice Terraces, Bali Indonesia

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces are popular among tourists because of the beautiful scenery. It is a must visit spot for those who are interested in learning more about the culture and history of Bali.

The terraces are located in an area called Peliatan, which is about 8 kilometers away from Ubud. Tourists can take a bus or rent a bicycle to reach this place. There are some things that one should know before visiting this place such as the altitude, which is more than 1800 meters above sea level.

This trip will be worth it because you can enjoy the beautiful view of rice terraces that has been formed over centuries by human hands and nature itself.

What is Jatiluwih Rice Terrace and How Does it Relate to Bali's Culture?

The Jatiluwih rice terraces are a beautiful natural watercourse located in the village of Bali and it has been there for centuries. It is famous for being one of the most important symbols of Balinese culture.

The Bali area is famous for its natural beauty, mainly because of this rice terrace which is one of the most important symbols of Balinese culture. The Jatiluwih Rice Terraces are situated just outside Ubud, on the way to Peliatan. They are so important to the local people that they have been designated as a protected tourist attraction by the government due to their historical significance.

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is a very important place in Bali. It is also a tourist site not only for the Balinese people but also for international tourists.

Development of Jatiluwih Rice Terrace as a Cultural Place for Balinese People

The development of Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is still happening. One of the things being considered are turning it into a museum site with the use of arts, culture, and traditional heritage.

"Jatiluwih area has always been known as one of the regions in Bali that produce great quality rice. Still, back in the days, the locals did not realise that they have shaped nature in such a spectacular way, that would be seen as worth being protected as a UNESCO Heritage Site. So today, Jatiluwih is also one of the attractions in Bai, which is worth a visit for sure. Jatiluwih is located in the highlands (700 meters above the sea levels), and nearby the second tallest volcano in Bali, Mount Batukaru, The area has hilly contours with fertile soils and offers incredible scenery. It spans more than 53,000 hectares agriculture fields covered mostly with rice terraces."

Source: bali.com