Jatiluwih Rice Terraces

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces

Currently Jatiluwih Rice Terrace has been bearing by world cultural heritage or UNESCO its preservation of traditional and organic Balinese farming techniques and has been marked by the inauguration of the inscription by the minister of culture on September 24, 2012.  Here is one of beautiful rice terraces in Bali. Mountains as a background makes the view more attractive especially when the weather clear. You can enjoy the view while having your meals or a cup of coffee at restaurant or cafe nearby. 

Jatiluwih means "Truly Marvelous", and indeed, it is one of the popular tourism object in Tabanan. Jwtiluwih attraction is located 48km from Denpasar or just 28km in the north of the town of Tabanan. 

Situated 700 meters above sea level, and surrounded by mountains and tropical forests, the air here is cool and fresh, and the land is the most fertile in all of Bali, making it ideal for agriculture. The rice fields here are distinguished by their large size and high quality. 

These include the 'subak' irrigation system where farmers share water - a tradition that dates back centuries. The process of growing and harvesting rice is a large part of the unique Balinese culture, and here you can witness the way of life that revolves around rice.

Subak is a distribution management system flow agricultural irrigation typical Balinese society. This system has been known since hundreds of years ago and proved to increase agricultural productivity in Bali. Through Subak system, farmers received an allocation of water in accordance with the conditions set by the residents meeting.