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Tenganan Aga Village

Jalan Raya Nyuh Tebel, Tenganan, Manggis, Indonesia
+62 813-3834-9417
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Tenganan Aga Villages is a village in the regency of Karangasem in Bali, Indonesia. Before the 1970's was known by anthropologists to be one of the most secluded societies of the archipelago. Rapid changes have occurred in the village since the 70's, such as the development of local communications by the central government, the opening up to tourism, the breaking of the endogamic rules. Tourists are attracted to Tenganan by its unique Bali Aga culture that still holds to the original traditions, ceremonies and rules of ancient Balinese, and its unique village layout and architecture. It is known for its Gamelan selunding music and geringsing double ikat textiles
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Jalan Raya Nyuh Tebel, Tenganan, Manggis, Indonesia
+62 813-3834-9417
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had hired mopeds to have a look around the local area and came across this lovely little village. At the time We visited there was some kind of celebration happening and all the locals were putting up beautiful handmade decorations. Having just read other...More

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very interesting guided tour of this village where no one that is not from the village can stay overnight. it has kept traditions from before the arrival of the Hindus. it has some art shops and we could visit a family sacred place with a...More

Thank Bruno F
Reviewed 31 October 2017

It's an old, traditional village at the end of a dead end road. I think the main purpose is to sell craftwork made by the locals. It's vaguely interesting, there are brightly coloured (dyed) cockerels in baskets, several Hindu temples (there was a wedding going...More

Thank Spooky388
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Lovely. But the guide basically told us that this village is only open to make funds from tourists, which is fare enough but ruins the experience slightly. Lovely visit though.

Thank mbetowler
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Take a full wallet! This is a very interesting village but mainly seemed to be designed to part a tourist from their money. Ok if you don't mind haggling but I found this a bit embarrassing

Thank sjb2225
Reviewed 23 September 2017

A very interesting visit if you want to see plenty of weaving by the locals who were dubbed to be the first people in Bali.Their skills in engraving scrolls here and the fine details is also an amazing experience.You can get your name engraved onto...More

Thank DerekCobra
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Tenganan village is really a glimpse of another time, of another world actually. I am no expert of Balinese history, but I was struck by the gorgeous and unique traditional clothing worn by the women of the village. I saw nothing...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Go there late in the afternoon around 5pm for several reasons: you are almost on your own so it is quieter, you can talk to the villagers without being harassed and it is the best time for good bargainings! Apart from that, it is a...More

Thank Laurent B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We trekked across the hills from Kastala we arrived at this ancient village and stepped back in time. A truly unique glimpse of the foundations of Balinese culture.

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This visit started off really well they gave us heaps information and answered all of our questions. However we were then taken into our guides family home where we were shown how they made their scarfs/ sarongs and Balinese calendars. After this they then insisted...More

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Tracy D
22 September 2016|
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Response from soyjill | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure how early you can arrive. I imagine around 10-11 am.
21 July 2016|
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Response from lindale | Reviewed this property |
All depends where you are staying! Nowhere is that far...but how long do you want to spend in a car? Taxis are very cheap and plentiful. A good driver will sort out an interesting itinerary for you so you get to see so much... More
23 January 2015|
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Response from BennettG | Reviewed this property |
The answer to both questions is yes. The cost of such things on Bali is quite reasonable, but it is best to email the hotel directly for prices. Best