Jatiluwih Rice Terrace had been listed into one of world cultural heritage sites by UNESCO since 2012. It becomes a popular tourist spots nowadays in Bali.
Jatiluwih has a vast expanse of rice fields with unique terrace formation. It is on 700 meters above sea level (MASL) and has wide of 632 acres.
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Unesco
Jatiluwih Rice Terrace Unesco is recommended spot for those of you who want place to escape from the hustle of urban. You can spend time by taking a walk around the rice terraces.
When you happen to visit before harvest seasons, you will see greenest view of the rice terraces. However, if you visit after it, the field looks like heath with yellow straw – former pieces of rice.
In the morning is the best time to visit because area of the rice terraces is still quiet and cooler. You may take a walk while seeing yellowish sunrise view.
Entrance fee at Jatiluwih Rice Terrace is IDR 40.000 for foreign and IDR 15.000 for domestic. The price is really suitable for what view you will see there.
When visiting, you shouldn’t forget to bring a camera because you probably lose a lot of beautiful moments. Also, you should wear sport shoes for comfort when walking.
Bali Subak Irrigation System
Besides impressive view, Jatiluwih Rice Terrace also has another attractiveness namely: unique agriculture system. Local peoples called it as Subak.
Subak System had been run by local farmers in Jatiluiwh since 11th century. Formation of the terrace is one of the system’s part to ease the farmer drain the water from one fields to others.
For more detail about Subak, you can visit Subak Museum, Kediri District, Tabanan Regency. Here, you may find out about history of Subak.
So, are you interested to visit Jatiluwih?