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Jatiluwih Rice Terraces

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

Village, Jl. Jatiluwih Kawan No.Desa 82152 Gunungsari Bali

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

IDR 50,000

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5.00/5 - (5 Votes)
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Gusde
Local tour guide
"For the best experience at the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces in Bali, visit early in the morning to avoid the crowds and witness the mesmerizing sunrise casting a golden glow over the lush green fields. Don't forget to bring a good pair of walking shoes to explore the terraces and capture the breathtaking panoramic views."

Why you should visit Jatiluwih Rice Terrace:

The Jatiluwih Rice Terraces are located in the Tabanan Regency, North Bali on the slope of Mount Batukaru – the second highest volcano in Bali! 

It's the largest rice field on the island, covering over 600 hectares (1,480 acres), so you know taking a Bali tour to the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces will be well worth the trip.

What is Jatiluwih Rice Terrace?

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace stands as a living testament to Bali's agrarian heritage and natural beauty. Nestled within the island's heart, these terraced rice fields paint a captivating picture of harmonious coexistence between humans and nature, offering visitors an immersive journey into Bali's rich cultural and agricultural traditions. The other equally popular rice terrace in Bali is Tegalalang Rice Terrace which is located in Ubud.

History of Jatiluwih Rice Terrace 

The history of Jatiluwih Rice Terrace dates back to ancient Bali, where the practice of terraced rice cultivation was embraced by local communities. Passed down through generations, this sustainable farming method shaped the landscape, creating a symphony of cascading rice paddies that mirror the contours of the hills. Jatiluwih's name itself translates to "Truly Marvelous," a nod to the stunning landscape it represents.

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Why is Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Important? 

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace holds deep significance as a UNESCO Cultural Landscape, recognized for its invaluable role in preserving Bali's cultural heritage and environmental equilibrium. Beyond its agricultural importance, the terrace's intricate network of irrigation, known as "subak," exemplifies Bali's community-driven approach to farming and water management.

Things to do & see at Jatiluwih Rice Terrace 

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace invites you to immerse yourself in its mesmerizing panorama and embrace Bali's rural essence:

Rice Terraces: Marvel at the meticulously crafted terraces that stretch as far as the eye can see, capturing the essence of Bali's agricultural ingenuity.

Hiking Trails: Embark on hiking trails that wind through the terraced landscapes, allowing you to witness the daily rhythm of farmers tending to their fields. 

Photography: Capture the natural beauty and unique patterns of the rice paddies, a photographer's paradise at any time of day. 

Cultural Connection: Engage with local farmers and gain insights into the traditional "subak" irrigation system, an embodiment of Bali's cooperative spirit. 

Vantage Points: Explore strategic viewpoints that offer panoramic vistas of the lush greenery, where the symphony of colors and textures is both soothing and invigorating.

Jatiluwih Rice Terrace transcends its role as a mere attraction; it embodies Bali's essence, from its intimate connection to the land to its reverence for community and tradition. 

Visitors are invited to witness the meticulous labor that sustains these emerald terraces, while experiencing the time-honored customs that shape Bali's identity. 

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As you navigate this serene masterpiece, you'll find yourself immersed in a transformative journey that offers a glimpse into Bali's soul, leaving you with a deep appreciation for its unwavering commitment to nature and culture.

Frequently asked questions

Where is Jatiluwih Rice Terraces located?

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is located in Bali, Indonesia.

What is the significance of Jatiluwih Rice Terraces?

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is renowned for its stunning UNESCO-recognized landscape and traditional rice farming methods.

How can I reach Jatiluwih Rice Terraces?

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces can be reached by road, approximately 2 hours from Denpasar or Ubud.

Are there any entrance fees to visit Jatiluwih Rice Terraces?

Yes, there is an entrance fee to visit Jatiluwih Rice Terraces. The current fee is XYZ.

What activities can I do at Jatiluwih Rice Terraces?

Visitors can enjoy scenic walks, cycling tours, or simply relax and take in the breathtaking views of the rice terraces.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

Village, Jl. Jatiluwih Kawan No.Desa 82152 Gunungsari Bali

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

💸 Entrance Fee

IDR 50,000

Find it on google maps