Penglipuran traditional village is located around 6 kilometer from the closest city Bangli or 1 kilometer from Kubu village has 700 populations by the last census 1999 by the number of the head family 192. Penglipuran village is a traditional village which has their own character, belong to the district Kubu- Sub district Kubu and Bangli regency. The beauty of the village and the surrounding act that penglipuran village is untouchable village by the modernization era. Supported by the fresh air by the height 700 meter above the sea level, give the comfortable for the villager and visitors.
Location & 4 Temples Penglipuran Traditional Village
The surrounded Penglipuran traditional village are DesaKhayan, DesaGunaksa, DesaKubu and Desaceking. The village which is consists of one village and smaller village, administratively is very easy to adjust. The number of the village and the smaller village is the same. The name of the penglipuran village according to the mythology from the old people from Penglipuran village camed from “Pengeling Pura” (remember with the temple), it means that remember with the ancestor. This mythology is connected with the movement of their ancestor from Bayung Gede village at Kintamani Area to penglipuran village.
Related: Gunung Kawi Temple
To respect ancestor at bayungGede that’s is why at Penglipuran traditional village as well built temple. Such as: Pura Bale Agung, Pura Puseh, Pura Dalem and Pura Dukuh. The four temple untul now is still respecting by the villagers. Their sense of belonging and their respecting to the ancestor is the meaning of the four temples they built. Penglipuran Heroes Monument, This memorial lies in the southern part of Penglipuran covering area of 1.5 hectares with Balinese style. Its Curayudha Hall is a venue for certain activities, complete with parking area. The memorial has been around since 1959, as proof of the Bangli revolutionary war through the command of Captain Anak Agung and his troops. The monument aims to remind people of struggle of Captain Anak Agung Anom Muditha who were dead in facing NICA.