Jatiluwih rice terrace is a beautiful tropical rice growing area located in Tabanan which is located not far north of the Kuta district on in the southwest of Bali, the road climbs up high into the hills to a small village named Jatiluwih at a height of 850 meters above sea level.
Jatiluwih, Bali, provides spectacular Bali panorama of Bali rice terrace from the plateau area until the costal side (west Bali). Jatiluwih is a favorite Bali tourist destination famous with the beautiful rice terraces. Jatiluwih fields filled with rice paddy in the beautiful rice terraces is one of Bali attractions for tourists who visit this really special Bali place in their Bali holiday. The green of Bali rain forest in the hill at backside of Jatiluwih is adding the peaceful atmosphere – Bali Paradise.
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces are located about 20 km. from Tabanan, West Bali, the road climbs up high into the hills to Jatiluwih 850 meters above the sea level. The view here is one of the finest imaginable – The terraced paddy rice fields stretching in endless contours over hills and valleys as far as the eyes can see.The distance from Denpasar to Jatiluwih is about 48 km and it is situated in upstate of Tabanan town (28 Km).
The Jatiluwih rice terraces is a Bali place worth visiting – with the beautiful Bali view as according to its name from Jati and luwih, where Jati mean really and Luwih meaning especial, good, and beautiful.
Bali Jatiluwih is surrounded by cool atmosphere because it is located in the height of 700 meters above sea level. Besides its nature potency, Jatiluwih have a hugh cultural potency, especially history of the Petali Temple existence that is related to the power of Ida Dalem Waturenggong King in Keraton Gelgel
Jatiluwih is situated in the plateau area where the mount Batukaru at backside and other hills with rain forest as a backdrop. From the stop point at Jatiluwih, we can see the beautiful Bali valley with rice terrace and some of the traditional houses are built in the middle of rice paddy. Jatiluwih is one of Watukaru Temple (or Pura Batukaru) Bali Tour destinations provide magnificent view of unfolding rice paddy until the area of west Bali.
Furthermore Jatiluwih also keep the unique religious ceremony attraction – Bali Hindu – which is famous know as Patirtaan in Petali Temple on Wednesday Kliwon Ugu (Based on Balinese Calendar). Beside of Petali Temple, there is also Pucak Rsi Temple is located in this area.
Jatiluwih as a nature Bali tourist destination which has been recognized since Dutch colonial build the Security Headquarter and until now the local residents conceives with the Dutch Tangs. Indonesian government has assigned the Jatiluwih to be a Tourist Destination Village because of this potency.