Batur Mountain :: Department of Culture and Tourism Bangli Regency

Batur Mountain

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Description

Mount Batur is located in the northwest of Mount Agung, the mountain has a caldera measuring 13.8 x 10 km and is one of the largest in the world (van Bemmelen, 1949). Caldera bund height ranging between 1267 m - 2152 m (peak G. Abang). I formed inside the caldera caldera II is circular with a diameter of approximately 7 km. Basic caldera II is located between 120-300 m lower than the railroad Kintamani (basic Caldera I). Inside the caldera there is a crescent-shaped lake that occupies the southeastern part of the length of about 7.5 km, a maximum width of 2.5 km, about 22 km in circumference and area of about 16 km2, called Lake Batur. Mount Batur caldera is estimated formed by two large eruption, 29 300 and 20 150 years ago.

according to a story in Lontar Susana Bali, Gunung Batur is the peak of Mount Mahameru moved Batara Pasupati to be place for Betari Danuh (palace Dewi Danu). At any given time, all Hindus from different regions come into Batur Bali offers Suwinih to repel pest’s disaster that befell their fields. By delivering this Suwinih the Batur mountain region into a fertile area.

Areas that can be highlighted as a tourist attraction is the crater, caldera and lake. There is a flow of water in a soil that drains the water of Lake Batur, which came into spring in some places in Bali and is considered the " Tirta Suci".

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Detail

  • Name Batur Mountain
  • Category Nature
  • Address Kintamani

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