Gianyar Regency in Bali is famous for the art, culture, tourism, along with its tourist attractions. Gianyar is a regency in Bali Province of the Republic of Indonesia. Gianyar regency has lots of attractions for tourist to visit for those which are on vacation on Bali Island. Gianyar regency is situated approximately 33.2 km or one hour out of Denpasar city. Traveler destination at Gianyar regency that is famous in the world is Ubud, which is one of the most visited destinations for tourist on the island of Bali.
Gianyar has lots of artists such as painters, dancers, sculptors, etc., which people today call Gianyar regency is the fundamental region of art in Bali. Among the dances of Bali which is famous around the world is Kekak dance that is believed to be born and first danced at the village of Bon, Blahbatuh, Gianyar from the artist of the 30s I Wayan Limbak in collaboration and encouraged by the artist out of Germany under the name of Walter Spies. Gianyar Regency has several domains which become the center of crafts & arts, like Batubulan and Singapadu village which are well known for the art center of tile sculpture, Celuk village that is renowned for the craft of earning gold and silver jewelry, Batuan and Ubud are famous for the style of art painting, Mas village renowned as the center of the craft of wood carving, masks, and furniture.
Bona village renowned for the handicrafts woven from palm leaves, and Belega village that is known as the center of bamboo crafts. Period of Gianyar. Based on archaeological evidence in Gianyar can give way and knowledge people to know about the past in Gianyar about 2000 years ago with the discovery of archaeological sites and tools such as stones, metals, and Nekara bronze. Nekara Bronze, or also known as a moon of Pejeng, reliefs showing human existence and the temples and even the caves that are based from palaces of Pakerisan Gianyar River, Bali. After the discovery of written signs in the form of inscriptions on stone or metal, then it might be identified the site of the central area of the kingdom of the Warmadewa dynasty at Singamandawa palace, Bedahulu, Gianyar Bali. After the expedition of Gadja Mady who have taken possession of the island of Bali, the former headquarters of the soldiers launched a royal palace called Keraton Samprangan. As a principal government maintained by five championships of Bali, namely: King Adipati Ida Dalem Kresna Kepakisan, since the predecessor of the Kresna Kepakisan dynasty, then the Keraton Samprangan capable of surviving for more or less three centuries.
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