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Sidemen Village in Karangasem, Bali

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen village is one of the greatest place in Bali that has strong spiritual aura is Sidemen Valley that located at Karangasem regency, east part of Bali. Sidemen valley is an idyllic place poised 1,400 feet up, on the slopes of Mount Agung , the highest mountain in Bali . Many temples of Hindu Bali, the majority religion of Balinese people, located in this village. This village located at the valley, surround of many hill and most of the area is a paddy fields that irrigate by Subak, the Balinese traditional water system for rice field. The housing area separated with the field area, the housing area located at the right side from the road, and the field area located at the left side, that make this village very unique. The area is famous for stunning scenery, and a simple, traditional way of life. Sidemen village has produced masters of Balinese literature and Hindu theology, as well as generations of skillful weavers. For decades, or perhaps millennium, Sidemen has also served as a secluded heaven for the world-weary. It just several home stay and hotel in this village, but you will not find difficulties for get accommodation for travel around this beautiful village. Many tourist, painter, and student from around the world has come to this village every year. In Sidemen you will find your place, get the absolute tranquility here.

Stepping on the countryside in Bali, Sidemen village is the right to spend a vacation and stay a few nights in the region which is a region of Karangasem regency, has a spectacular natural attractions, away from city noise, the bustle of people, the daily routine much less pollution. Sidemen village set foot in our hearts peace, a quiet village and airy with wide expanse of rice fields so that it becomes interesting sites, located just a few kilometers from Mount Agung, which is the highest mountain in Bali, when we tour then walking down region this village, almost dominant colored green rice terraces, making hearts cool and Amendment. Not far from this village we can see the beauty of the Telaga Waja River rafting activities.

Sidemen village is home to about more than 7,000 people, most of them supported by farming. The whole Sidemen village is spread out over three separate river valleys which encompass a population of about 27,000. All castes of traditional Balinese Hindu society are represented here : Brahmana live in Geria, Ksatria in Palace, Waisya in jero, and Sudra in their own house, and there is also a small Muslim population that the descent of former the soldier of Karangasem palace from Lombok Island when the Karangasem Palace subjugate it, which has long coexisted harmoniously with their Hindu neighbors.

Sidemen is one of the most important place in Bali history. Former, Sidemen is one of the small palace above Klungkung Pallace. The Sidemen Royal Family have strong relationship with Klungkung Palac e because the ancestor of both place is a brother. Sidemen also have many unique place with great view. Every part of Sidemen is wonderful. There is not many accommodations in this place. But the hotel is most wanted by travelers and students from all over the world. If you want to life like in Bali some decades before but still comfortable with good facilities you must visit this village. You can also feel the fresh air because the situated far away from hustle and bustle within the cool atmosphere, Sidemen is around 1 hours 30 minutes drive from the Ngurah Rai international airport. Sixty years ago, the renowned painter Walter Spies moved from Ubud to the Sidemen area to seek peace and inspiration. He felt that Ubud had already become too crowded. In Sidemen he found his place.

There is nothing ready-made; it is an internal experience The appearance in Sidemen of several centers devoted to meditation and retreat seems to underline this particular quality of the area. The location is very strategic indeed. If you feel reckless, while staying here you can dive at a prime site one day and then climb Gunung Agung the day after. All are set up to be friendly with the environment. For those who dream of clean. Sidemen is first and foremost a place for peace and introspection. However, should he choose to take his rest in this magic valley, the sophisticated traveler will find that it is in fact an ideal location for enjoying some of the best that Bali has to offer, not all of it entirely restful. There is accommodation available in various local inns and retreat centers, from which one can venture forth in all directions.

From Denpasar to Sidemen is about 63 km, or about 2 hours away by car. Some places to stay such as the villa is already available here, of course, with attractions boast views of rice fields as if it were at the foot of Mount Agung. In addition to the trekking activities, other activities are activities Rafting at Telaga Waja River, the water is always clear and more rapid flow of the Ayung river, also tour to Besakih, a biggest temple in Bali is located at the Foot of Mount Agung. Along the outlying villages are very impressive at all.

For more information about accommodation / home stays in Sidemen village, please view at our page “Bali Hotel by area”
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Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali - Bali Hello Travel

Sidemen rice field and view at Sidemen village, Karangasem regency, Bali – Bali Hello Travel