BALI SUBAK MUSEUM BALI AND TREKKING INFO
As a Bali Trekking Organizer we also would like to share information about Subak Museum because in one of our trekking tour we have program walking thru the ricefield, and the explanation of our guest during the trek also related about Subak or Balinese water irigation. Then below is the simple description for Bali Subak Museum for your info.
Subak Museum is the one museum in the world which describes and contains of information about method/system of irrigation (irrigation) water rice paddies , Subak Museum can be reach in 1.5 hours from Guest area such as Kuta, legian, and Seminyak.. This museum is opened for public and to be one of tourist destinations in Tabanan regency, west part of Bali. It is strategically located in Tabanan town and close with other tourist destinations in this regency. ans also this place close to the most popular tourist destination in Bali ( Tanah Lot Temple )
Subak Museum History
The Subak museum comes from the idea of an expert the Customs and religion of Bali called I Gusti Ketut Kaler on 17 August 1975, who had the idea to preserve the traditional institution of the water as one of the nation’s cultural heritage. Basically subak (irrigation systems to water methods) has been around since the days of bali in Bali are the ancient 11th century Tabanan regency is one of the regencies in Bali own the widest rice field ( Jatiluwih rice terrace ), so that frequently this regency is called by the Rice Barn of Bali Island. Sanggulan countryside has been choose as a place of Subak Museum because considering that Subak Rijasa in this regency that in year 1979 have reached the National Champion in Intensification Program that lifting Bali’s name in the national level. Beside of that Tabanan regency owns more Subak Organization if it is compared with other regencies. The development of Subak Museum is inspirited by intention of all Balinese culture lovers. This museum is expected to preserve Subak as a local cultural asset which have meritorious in developing and improving agricultural rice field production, especially rice and traditional irrigation system. This system is very famous in foreign countries because own the similar irrigating system like Fai in Thailand and Zangera in Philippine with the chasm and its specification do not like Subak which is existing in Bali. Subak is wet farm farmer organization to get the water irrigation from the sources.
In addition, Sumbak Museum is very important to use to explore, to store, secure, and maintain a variety of tools used in traditional farming systems in Bali. And besides being a tourist attraction or recreation, Subak museum also serves various kinds of information, provide education and information material about the documentary system of irrigation water, that is important for agriculture in Bali. Subak Museum was inaugurated by the Governor of Tabanan Bali in October 13, 1981. So if you would like to included The trekking tour to visit this place easpecialy when you Book Trekking Tour to Jatiluwih Rice field please just let us know.
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