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This photo shoot at North Banjar, since going to celebrate their national day, so flags are hanging every where. Far from the city, Banjar town is quite and less busy.

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Article below covered a majority part of Banjar District :-

North Bali basically perserves the oldest villages of Bali which is in the present time still being preserved and acknowledged as the older tradition and keep with them the history of Bali until the new society of Bali become mixed together, especially around Desa Banjar are many older villages of Bali, which is believed to have been earlier to settle Bali compared to other lowland residents.

Those villages such as Sidatapa, Tigawasa, and Pedawa village. It is not considered old is Tamblingan village, although the fact that this village is already recorded in a king charter dated 11th century. It is probably the location of Tamblingan is on the trade route between south and North Bali, so this village has been developing faster compared to those, so their oldness is not visible, or simply forgotten.


Beside as the first area that announce physical battle against the Dutch North Bali also has unique places interesting to the travelers. Banjar Town is one of the most important for history of North Bali from pre-history up to the era where Indonesian struggle for Independence. This administrative area of Kabupaten Buleleng has some places of interest that have been well known by the visitors to Bali.

Tigawasa village itself is a field research for Archaeology, due to the finding of ancient remains of human activities from stone and metal ages. Many excavations have been organized by the department of Archaeology of Udayana University which throw light on the distribution of people in Bali starting metal age and continues until the arrival of Hindu tradition.

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