Jatiluwih Village received UNESCO World Cultural heritage status since 29 June 2012 because it has unique and distinctive characteristic of its agricultural system, using the philosophy concept of Tri Hita Karana (The philosophy of the balance between Man with his neighbor, man with nature, and man with the creator).
Jatiluwih literally means truly marvelous. Visitors are rewarded with great vistas of centuries-old rice terraces. You can experience amazing walk through small paths between rice fields and examine how local farmers grow rice traditionally for centuries.
This village has an area of about 636 hectares of terraced
ricefields, so it becomes the largest area to view terraced ricefields
in Bali. The irrigation system is the traditional Balinese Subak
community-based irrigation system.
At the height of 700 meters above sea level, this area is located not so far from Batukaru Mountain. Because of the height visitors enjoy the cool air while enjoying the beautiful natural scenery.
Jatiluwih Village is located in Penebel area, Tabanan Regency, Bali. It is about 50 km from Denpasar and around 1 hour and 30 minutes drive.