Sidatapa village is one of the old villages in the Central North Bali, precisely located 20 km west of Singaraja town. What interesting to see here is the rectangle house divided into three parts: innermost, middle and outermost part. The three sections are separated with wooden partition and connected with wooden door. Meanwhile, the innermost part consists of several smaller partitions used for sacred places. Here villagers place all the shrines in the house (unlike most Balinese people placing all shrines outside the house). Middle part is the place for the ancestors, kitchen and living room, while at the outermost part comprises the entrance to the house.
Sapi Gerumbungan or bull race is a kind of art in combination with the common sporting activity held around August at public square of Kaliasem village, located about 11 km west of Singaraja town. This bull race has been organized from time immemorial and been very popular among the local farmers. As a unique tradition among the farmers after plowing their paddy fields that are ready for planting, it is implemented as an entertainment known as megrumbungan. Gerumbungan is a kind of cow bell suspended on the neck of a pair of trained bulls where their neck is connected with a wooden tool called uga.
Lake Buyan is a lake located at Pancasari village, Sukasada subdistrict, Buleleng, Bali. This lake is one of the three twin lakes formed within a large caldera. It is flanked by two other lakes, namely Lake Tamblingan in the west and Lake Beratan in the east. Lake Buyan is the largest of the three. Lake Buyan and Lake Tamblingan is separated by forests with the length of approximately one kilometer, where a pond is connecting it directly to Lake Buyan through a narrow channel. Local community calls the pond Telaga Aya.
Dalem Jagaraga Temple is located at Jagaraga village, Sawan subdistrict, 11 km east of Singaraja town, alongside the major road of Sawan-Singaraja. The village is famous for its Jagaraga Struggle against the Dutch colonialism in 1848 under the command of I Gusti Ketut Jelantik. The area of Dalem Temple has its own uniqueness with a relief of vintage car driven by armed people, relief of crashed aircraft, the relief of Dutch man drinking a beer and others. Similarly, there is Men Brayut or Goddess Hariti statue, namely a legend of Bali People telling about a mother having many children that scrambled and asked to be carried. Uniqueness, this temple cannot be found in other places in Bali.
Sanctuary of Jaya Prana and Layon Sari is located in a grove of Teluk Terima, Sumberklampok village, Gerokgak, approximately 67 km west of Singaraja town. This sanctuary retains a romantic love story like the story of Romeo and Juliet in Europe or Sampek Engtay in China. Jaya Prana and Layon Sari is an ideal couple during the administration of Wanekeling kingdom, Kalianget, in the past. Due to the beauty of Layon Sari, the king fell in love with her and with his wiles the king killed Jaya Prana. Meanwhile, Layon Sari who does not want to be married by the king chooses to commit suicide after her beloved husband
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