Pinge hamlet has very beautiful natural panorama. The air is cool and confortable as being free from pollution. Along the country road leading to the hamlet, we can see neat country yard, while the neighborhood is clean enough. Each public area is planted with flowers so that butterflies and bird can play and dance intimately in peaceful rural atmosphere. Afternoon atmosphere will be comfortable. Small animal such as dog-day cicadas give a nuance of beautiful village. Arrogant crows of roosters make our journey more comfortable. Then familiar smile of the locals leads us to convenience ambience to be here.
Pinge hamlet is about 10 km from Taman Ayun Temple, drive toward Jatiluwih beautiful rice terrace, belong to Marga District, Tabanan Regency. The village located at an altitude of 500-570 meter above sea level with relatively flat topography and fertile land suitable for farming rice and vegetable. It has a number of unique cultural potential. There is Natar Jemeng temple that store some object of archeological heritage in form of Gensha statue, linga-yoni, and Kiranti with the status of culture heritage. At this hamlet lie some temple such as Subak Pinge temple, Puseh temple, Penataran temple, Melanting temple and Dalem temple. This reflects if the hamlet has had high civilization. It is said, the Jemeng temple was the original Pinge hamlet.
House of local residents is built in a row facing the road, where each is restricted by compound wall and angkul-angkul (Balinese traditional gate). On everage, each house compound has some building such as the bale daje (northen pavilion), bale dangin (eastern pavilion), and other buildings that have function associated with the local traditions and customs. Another unique element is that each house compound has a connecting door to adjacent neighbor. It is intended to maintain the familial relationship and togetherness.
If you have a plan to visit Pinge Hamlet, we can arrange an itinerary full day tour. First visit Taman Ayung Temple in Mengwi village, the continue visit Pinge hamlet. After enjoy rural atmosphere, the trip continue to visit Jatiluwih, the best beautiful rice terrace in Bali where you can enjoy your lunch also here. Next destination will be Batukaru Temple, the temple located in foot of Mt.Batukaru. The last destination will be butterfly park in Wanasari Village on the way back to your hotel in area Kuta, Sanur, Legian, Seminyak, Nusa Dua, Jimbaran area. As the road is windy and narrow, rent a car with Bali driver is the best choice. For further information, please contact us for getting reasonable car rental price and services.