Penglipuran Village: A Hidden Gem in Bali for Culture and Photography Enthusiasts

Elok in Penglipuran Village, Bali

Bali, known for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and rich cultural heritage, attracts millions of tourists every year. But nestled amidst the bustling tourist hotspots lies a hidden gem – Penglipuran Village. This traditional village, located in the heart of Bali, offers a glimpse into the island’s rich cultural heritage and is a perfect destination for photography enthusiasts.

Penglipuran Village is a well-preserved traditional Balinese village that dates back to the 19th century. The village is known for its unique layout, with all houses facing the same direction and arranged in a neat and tidy manner. The village is also known for its beautiful and well-manicured gardens, making it a visual delight to visitors.

For photography enthusiasts, Penglipuran Village offers ample opportunities to capture stunning images. The neat and tidy layout of the village, combined with its traditional architecture, creates a beautiful and visually appealing backdrop for photos. Visitors can capture images of the intricately carved doorways and windows of the houses, the lush gardens, and the well-manicured streets.

Its lush gardens, and well manicured streets are the attractions aside of the traditional Balinese village architectur

One of the most photogenic parts of the village is the main street, which is lined with tall and beautiful trees, creating a canopy that provides a beautiful contrast to the traditional architecture. Visitors can also capture images of the daily life of the villagers, who are known for their warm hospitality and friendliness.

Elok and one of the lady who sells various souvenirs and snacks
The Udeng (Balinese head band) sold by the people in village

Aside from photography opportunities, Penglipuran Village also offers visitors a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Bali. Visitors can witness traditional ceremonies and dances, learn about the island’s customs and traditions, and explore the village’s temple and other religious sites.

Statue guarding of the temples

Penglipuran Village is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the true culture and tradition of Bali. Visitors can immerse themselves in the rich history and culture of the island while capturing stunning images to keep as memories of their travels.

Pura Puseh – one of the temple in Penglipuran
Water basin for hand wash are located in many corners of the village

In conclusion, Penglipuran Village is a hidden gem in Bali that offers a unique combination of traditional culture, stunning photography opportunities, and a glimpse into the rich heritage of the island. Whether you’re a culture buff or a photography enthusiast, this charming village is a must-visit destination on your next trip to Bali.

Disclaimer: this entire post was written by ChatGPT. This is what I ordered: “Write blog post about penglipuran village in bali. Elaborate more about photography opportunities and culture of this place”. Amazing right? Sorry I was a bit lazy to write, while I have few pics to post ☺️

Elok in one of the alleys
Take a look at my Reels capturing this beautiful village

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