Bali:: Batubulan

Bali, Gianyar, Batubulan. Batubulan is a Balinese center for stonecarving. (Photo Bjorn Grotting)

Bali, Gianyar, Batubulan. Batubulan is a Balinese center for stonecarving. (Photo Bjorn Grotting)

Batubulan means “moonstone”, and if you like to see or buy any works of stone while you’re on Bali, then Batubulan in the Gianyar region is the place. You will pass this village if you drive from Denpasar to Ubud, it is hard not to notice the kilometers of displayed statues, Buddha figures, demons and other mythical figures, all carved in stone.

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