Such a perfect green landscape to take a romantic photo shoot
Jatiluwih area has been remarkably known as one of the areas in Bali that produces great quality of rice, but at that time locals were not realized the potential of Jatiluwih as a tourism object. Geographically located on the highlands (700 meters above the sea levels), and nearby the second tallest volcano in Bali Mount Batukaru make Jatiluwih has hilly contours with fertile soils and decorated with incredible scenery. Within area of more than 20 square kilometers mostly are rice terraces makes Jatiluwih become one of the biggest rice terraces landmarks in Bali. Terracing is one of the trick/ methods in agriculture management that is created to make agriculture possible to be developed on extreme contour of lands such as the highlands and mountain slopes. By creating terraces, water from the heights are expected to always flow with speed and volume that always in-control.
Rice Terraces of Jatiluwih is always identically with the water system that has been run by local residents since the 11th century, named Subak. Subak is an irrigation system developed based on Balinese Hindu religion which is believed as a local wisdom that helps farmers to work harmoniously with nature and acquire optimal results. Subak is also one of the manifestations of Tri Hita Karana philosophy (the philosophy of maintaining balance between man and his fellows, man with nature, and man with the Creator). Since June 2012 subak has been listed as one of the UNESCO cultural world heritage sites during a congregation meeting in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
📍 "Jatiluwih Rice Terrace,Tabanan,Bali"
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