Serokadan customary village, Apuan, Susut, is not only famous for its natural and pristine potential. The area adjacent to Apuan village also has a cultural heritage in the form of Candri Manik Temple and a number of the other arts remaining to survive am
Ser Hill area at Pemuteran village, Gerokgak, is now prepared to become a spiritual tourist resort. Aside from offering a beautiful natural panorama, the seaside hill in the region is indeed known as a sacred area being suitable for performing meditation, yoga and other similar activities.
Some residents around the Ser Hill said on Monday (Oct 21) that a number of foreign and local tourists were often seen getting into the area of Ser Hill just for trekking or specifically performing meditation activities. Moreover, on certain days, many Hindus also came to the area to say prayers in the temple located on the small hill.
In terms of scenery, the beach in the area of Ser Hill had been already very well known to foreign tourists. Other than having calm ocean waves and white sand, the beach area also had a very beautiful coral reef and no less attractive than the coral reed at Nusa Lembongan and Karangasem tourist area. “To that end, the area of Ser Hill is worth to be made into spiritual tourist area,” said a resident living at Pemuteran village.
Regent of Buleleng, Putu Agus Suradnyana, said that Buleleng government indeed had a plan to develop the Ser Hill area into a spiritual tourist destination with a beautiful nature exuding magical impression and strong spiritual vibration. Moreover, the area had a number of temples venerated by the Hindus from some villages. Around the area also sat large temples like the Pulaki, Melanting and Kerta Kawat Temple. For the development of such spiritual tourism, Buleleng government planned to propose the management of the state land located around the Ser Hill. (BTN/kmb)
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