Rambutsiwi Temple

Is on a cliff top overlooking a breathtaking panorama of paddy fields on one side and the black sand beach on the other. Two cave overlook the sea, each with a view of the fisherman’s boats and seabirds hovering above. The temple itself was built by Danghyang Nirartha. According to legend, he made a gift of his hair to the temple. Hence the name Rambut Siwi, which literally means “Hair Worship”

Makepung (Buffalo Races)

The Mekepung was originally held as part of the harvest festivities. The carts and buffaloes were, until quite recently, still used for transportation. The Mekepung consist of race between two carts pulled by water buffaloes. The colorfully decorated animals race on a two-kilometer course.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *