The sources are mentioned on Lake Batur is Lontar Kesmu Gods. Ejection Usana Bali and Raja Purana Lontar Batur. Pura Batur stated that has existed since the time of the professor Kuturan, namely the 10th century until the beginning of the 11th century. The extent of the area and many pelinggih-pelinggih it is forecast that the Pura Batur is penyiwi kings who ruled in Bali, was also a Jagat heaven. At Pura Batur is the Goddess Danu diistanakan mentioned in Lontar Usana Bali that translation as follows
Is the story, happened in the month of Marga Sari (month to V) time Krishna Forced (Tilem) the Betara Pasupati in India are transferring the summit of Mount Maha Meru is divided into two, held with his left hand and right and then brought to Bali used as sthana Son he is Betara Putrajaya (Hyang Supreme Deity) and the top of the mountain that brought his left hand into Mount Batur as sthana Betari Danuh, that's both as ulunya island of Bali. This mountain is a symbol of the second element of Purusa and Pradana of Sang Hyang Widhi. Pura Batur is a place of worship of Hindus in Bali Bali, especially around the Central, Northern and Eastern pleading safety in the field of rice. Hence, in the revered saint who fell on Purnamaning to X (kedasa) all the people, especially in all kelian subak, sedahan-sedahan come to Pura Batur deliver to "Suwinih". Similarly, if a disaster pests. "
Identification and attractiveness
Tourism potential of this region is the view of the mountains are very unique and amazing. After approximately 2 hours drive from Denpasar City, we will arrive in the region, precisely at a place called Penelokan, which as the name in Balinese language means the place to look is the most strategic location to enjoy the natural scenery in the region this tour. Penelokan located in Kedisan, one of the villages in the district. Kintamani.
From Penelokan we could see spectacular scenery. combination of Mount Batur and its expanse of black rocks of Lake Batur is a blue crescent-shaped in a caldera of the tourists said to be the most beautiful caldera in the world. Penelokan already have sufficient infrastructure as tourist attractions, including lodging and restaurants.
From Penelokan we have two alternatives to continue the journey in Kintamani. The first we can continue north toward the village of Batur.
In this village we can visit one of the celestial universe in Balinese temple called Pura Batur. This temple was originally located in the southwest of Mount Batur which is then transferred along with the displacement of villagers to the top.
The second alternative we can go down to the nearest village to the next Kedisan wade across a lake to an old village named Terunyan. In the village of Terunyan we can see an ancient civilization called Bali Bali Aga. in this village of people who died were not buried but placed just beneath a tree. These corpses do not smell at all.
Tourism Region is located in the village of Batur Batur, Kintamani District Level II Regional District Bangli. sea surface temperature of the air with cool air during the day and cold at night. These attractions can be traversed by vehicles, because this location linking the city of Bangli and Singaraja. While the route object, connecting with the Tourism Regions Tourism Tampaksiring Batur and Besakih.
In the Batur area attractions available parking, restaurant, restaurants, lodging, toilet, telephone, and beverage stalls and refreshments. Public transport facilities and transport crossings are also available.
Batur Region tourist attraction visited by tourists and the archipelago. Visits are most prominent around August, September, while welcoming the New Year and New Year atmosphere. Similarly, in the days Galungan, Eid and Christmas Day, and often visited by guests from both central and state guests from abroad.
Here there is a small volcano, the mountain is still active until a major eruption occurred in 1917, where the eruption has taken thousands of lives and destroyed hundreds of houses Old Batur village at the base of Batur caldera. Remaining residents fled to the village of Batur, Ulun Danu temple is located in the valley ginung Batur, also moved to the village of Batur is now, but until now Ulun Danu Batur temple in penolokan still the center of worship and Bali locals.
Occupying the middle of the mountains and highlands of Bali, the air temperature in the area of Kintamani, Bangli is pretty cool, even in very cold at night to Kintamani region. At certain seasons of the rainy season usually, will be accompanied by falling mist. Kintamani is located in the district Bangli. Bangliletaknya in the middle of the island of Bali, one of the regencies in Bali that has no coast,, is at an altitude of 400 meters above sea level, causing this region is very cool, plants, flourish there.
Charm of the beautiful natural scenery of Lake Batur is the largest lake in Bali and one of Mount Batur volcano is still active, which stood in the middle of the caldera makes this area one of the most favorite tourist destinations in Bali.
The distance traveled to a region approximately 2 hours drive from Denpasar or Karangasem or Lovina.