Gianyar Regency - Bali, Indonesia

Gianyar is a regency inwards Bali Province of the Republic of Indonesia, Gianyar regency is also known every bit the fine art middle on the isle of Bali. Apart from that, Gianyar Regency also has many interesting tourist attractions to see for those who are on vacation inwards Bali island. Gianyar regency is located roughly 33.2 km or 1 hr from Denpasar city.

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Gianyar City Garden

Gianyar Regency, Bali
Period of Ancient Gianyar
History Gianyar Regency
Official Seal (Symbol) of Gianyar Regency
Physiography together with Topography
Administration Gianyar Regency
Places of Interest inwards Gianyar Regency
Map of Gianyar Regency

Tourist destination inwards Gianyar regency which is famous inwards the globe is Ubud which is i of the most visited tourist destinations on the isle of Bali.

Gianyar has many artists such every bit painters, dancers, sculptors, etc, thus the people telephone phone Gianyar regency is the cardinal surface area of ​​art inwards Bali.

One of the dances of Bali which is famous throughout the globe is The Kecak trip the low-cal fantastic that is believed to live born together with start danced inwards the hamlet of Bona, Blahbatuh, Gianyar inwards the 1930's past times an creative mortal I Wayan Limbak inwards collaboration together with supported amongst an creative mortal from Federal Republic of Federal Republic of Germany named Walter Spies.

Gianyar Regency has many areas that go the middle of arts & crafts, such every bit Batubulan together with Singapadu hamlet which are well-known for the fine art middle of sandstone carving, Celuk hamlet which is famous for the arts and crafts of making golden together with silvery jewelry, Batuan together with Ubud are famous for the vogue of fine art painting, Mas hamlet renowned every bit the middle of the arts and crafts of woods carving, masks, together with furniture. Bona hamlet famous for the handicrafts woven from palm leaves (ental), together with Belega hamlet which is known every bit the middle of bamboo crafts (bamboo chairs & table).

Period of Ancient Gianyar

Based on archaeological evidences inwards Gianyar tin right away give way together with cognition for us to know almost the past times inwards Gianyar almost 2000 years agone amongst the regain of archaeological sites together with tools (artifacts) such every bit stones, metals, Nekara bronze (single-cast bronze kettle drum) which is known every bit The Moon of Pejeng (Indonesian: Bulan Pejeng), reliefs depicting human life, together with the temples every bit good every bit the caves that are found inwards the cliffs of the Pakerisan river (Tukad Pakerisan) Gianyar, Bali.

After the regain of written show inwards the shape of inscriptions on rock or metal, it tin live identified the site of the cardinal surface area of ​​the kingdom of Warmadewa dynasty inwards Singamandawa palace, Bedahulu, Gianyar Bali.

After the expedition of Gajah Mada (a powerful military machine leader together with mahapatih or prime number government minister of the Majapahit Empire) who receive got taken possession of the isle of Bali, the erstwhile middle of the headquarters of troops established a imperial palace called Keraton Samprangan every bit the cardinal authorities held past times v kings of Bali, namely:

  1. King Adipati Ida Dalem Kresna Kepakisan (1350-1380 AD), every bit the forerunner of Kresna Kepakisan Dynasty, together with then Keraton Samprangan able to hold out for to a greater extent than or less iii centuries.
  2. King Ida Dalem Ketut Ngulesir (1380-1460 AD)
  3. King Ida Dalem Waturenggong (1460-1550 AD)
  4. King Ida Dalem Sagening (1580-1625 AD)
  5. King Ida Dalem Dimade (1625-1651 AD)

Two of the in conclusion manly mortal monarch of Bali, Ida Dalem Sagening together with Ida Dalem Dimade has spawned the forerunner to the authorities inwards some regions. Ida Dewa Manggis Kuning (1600's) rulers inwards the hamlet of Beng, Gianyar is the forerunner of Manggis Dynasty that emerged after the minute generation to make the kingdom of Payangan, Gianyar (1735-1843).

A boy of the King of Klungkung (Ida Dewa Agung Jambe) named Ida Dewa Agung Anom emerged every bit a forerunner to the dynasty of kings inwards Sukawati, Gianyar (1711-1771 AD), including Peliatan together with Ubud, Gianyar Bali.

In the same period, the menses of the Kingdom of Gelgel, in that location are also other local authorities, namely I Gusti Ngurah Jelantik ruling inwards the share of Blahbatuh, Gianyar together with and then I Gusti Agung Maruti ruling the share of Keramas, Gianyar, both are descendants of Arya Kepakisan.

History Gianyar Regency

More than a quarter century ago, exactly inwards 1770 AD, roughly 2 km inwards the southern side of the hamlet of Bengkel (now known every bit Beng village) built a novel palace called Grya Anyar.

The Griya Anyar palace establishment or who afterwards became Puri Agung Gianyar, which was inaugurated amongst a ceremony on nineteen Apr 1771, has signaled the nascency of a novel kingdom, which is ruled past times Ida Anak Agung I Dewa Manggis Api or also called I Dewa Manggis Sakti.

After existence crowned every bit king, he holds the championship I Dewa Manggis IV, every bit the start manly mortal monarch of the Kingdom of Gianyar (Gianyar King I). The Puri Agung Gianyar every bit the king's palace together with then became the middle of the working capital missive of the alphabet of the kingdom.

After I Dewa Manggis Sakti passed away every bit the founder of the kingdom of Gianyar that is fully sovereign, together with and then the heir of the throne passed to the crown prince (Ida I Dewa Manggis Di Madia) who holds the championship I Dewa Manggis V every bit the King of Gianyar II.

Dewa Manggis V reigned inwards 1814-1839 AD. After he died, together with then replaced past times the crown prince (Ida I Dewa Manggis Di Rangki) who holds the championship I Dewa Manggis VI every bit the King of Gianyar III, who ruled from 1839 to 1847 AD.

The side past times side heir to the throne every bit manly mortal monarch of Gianyar is Ida I Dewa Manggis Mantuk Di Satria (I Dewa Manggis VII). He reigned every bit manly mortal monarch of Gianyar IV long plenty for 38 years from 1847 to 1885 AD, earlier existence deceived together with taken prisoner past times Ida I Dewa Agung (King of Klungkung).

After Ida I Dewa Manggis VII was exiled inwards 1885, the throne inwards the palace of Gianyar been paralyzed until his decease inwards 1892 AD inwards exile inwards Satria, Klungkung. Then the territory of the Royal Kingdom of Gianyar controlled past times Bangli together with Klungkung empire.

In Jan 1893, 2 sons of Ida I Dewa Manggis Mantuk Di Satria named Ida I Dewa Pahang together with Ida I Dewa Gde Raka together with together amongst their menage unit of measurement managed to escape from exile together with render to Gianyar.

Ida I Dewa Pahang every bit King Gianyar V had successfully managed to escape from detention of the troops of the Klungkung together with the Bangli Kingdom. For iii years (1893-1896) he struggled together with managed to costless the Gianyar Empire from the clutches together with the dominion of other kingdoms, thus Gianyar kingdom has succeeded inwards taking dorsum its sovereignty.

After Ida I Dewa Pahang died, together with then the throne followed past times his younger blood brother named Ida I Dewa Gde Raka. He was crowned every bit King of Gianyar VI together with ruled from 1896-1912.

Hostility together with conflict endlessly amongst the kingdoms of Badung, Mengwi, Bangli together with Klungkung led to a province of affairs of life inwards the kingdom of Gianyar live chaotic. Highlight the suffering of its people together with to try protection inwards companionship to relieve the kingdom from collapse because it was threatened together with assaulted past times 4 neighboring kingdoms from diverse directions, together with then Ida I Dewa Gde Raka finally handed over sovereignty of the kingdom of Gianyar to the ability of the Dutch East Indies.

Furthermore, Ida I Dewa Gde Raka (Ida I Dewa Manggis VIII), King of Gianyar VI, every bit stedehouder of Dutch East Indies authorities inwards Gianyar. Then on May 23, 1912, he resigned voluntarily. By the Decree of the Governor-General, dated Jan 11, 1913, Ida I Dewa Gde Raka dismissed amongst honour every bit stedehouder inwards the Kingdom of Gianyar Bali.

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Dewa Manggis VIII - King of Gianyar 1896-1913

Ida I Dewa Ngurah Agung who is the boy of Ida I Dewa Manggis VIII afterwards succeeded his manly mortal raise inwards the kingdom of Gianyar together with appointed every bit Regent for the Heads of Government inwards Gianyar together with given the championship "Anak Agoeng". Furthermore, since July 1, 1938, the areas inwards Bali designated every bit autonomous regions (Swapraja), each headed past times Zelfbestuurders. Ida Anak Agung Ngurah Agung every bit a King (zelfbestuurders) Gianyar, together amongst the kings of other autonomous regions inwards Bali inducted amongst honors inwards Besakih temple on June 29, 1938.

During the Japanese trouble inwards Gianyar which started on Feb 23, 1942, the kingdom is all the same led past times King Gianyar, Ida Anak Agung Ngurah Agung. Then on August 23, 1943, his boy who was named Ida Anak Agung Gede Agung was sworn inwards every bit manly mortal monarch (Syutjo) Gianyar succeeded his manly mortal raise together with ruled until the goal of the Japanese population inwards 1945.

Entering the independence together with periods of residence allied soldiers together with NICA (Netherlands-Indies Civil Administration), Gianyar kingdom nether the leadership of King Ida Anak Agung Gede Agung remains every bit an autonomous region/part of the authorities of Bali. Bali itself becomes business office of the direction of the State of East Republic of Indonesia (Negara Republic of Indonesia Timur (NIT) ), piece the NIT is a business office of the Republic of Republic of Indonesia United States (Republik Republic of Indonesia Serikat (RIS) ).

With the formation of the Unitary Republic of Republic of Indonesia (Negara Kesatuan Republik Indonesia (NKRI) ) on August 17, 1950, the authorities made changes to the system. The erstwhile territory of the kingdom inwards Bali, amounting to 8 kingdoms serve every bit regional parts/autonomous regions.

The autonomous regional authorities composed of the Chairman of the Board of Local Government together with the Regional House of Representatives (which has total parliamentary rights). The Regional Representatives Council who receive got been inducted, together with then inwards accuse of selecting the Chairman of the Board of the autonomous regional authorities of Gianyar, together with and then Ida Anak Agung Gde Oka is selected for the menses 1953-1958.

After the issuance of Regulations No. 69 of 1958 almost the establishment of the Autonomous Region Level II, where the executive ability is run past times a Head of the Autonomous Region (Swatantra), together with and then Ida Anak Agung Gde Oka re-elected every bit the Head of Regional Level II of Gianyar amongst the service menses 1958-1960.

Following the issuance of Presidential Decree of July 5, 1959, together with then laid out amongst conclusion No.6 / 1959 that the local authorities is composed of Regional Leader together with Regional Representatives Council. The regional leader is a State official every bit representatives of the Central Government inwards the share (Regent, Indonesian: Bupati).

During the implementation of the Presidential Edict No. 6/1959 inwards Gianyar (period 1960-1969) receive got been recorded 4 times inwards the succession of the Head of the Autonomous Region Level II together with which is also called the Regent (Bupati). The menses of service 1960-1963, the Head of Autonomous District Level II of Gianyar held past times Tjokorda Ngurah, replacing Ida Anak Agung Gde Oka.

Furthermore, the service menses 1963-1964 led past times Drh. Tjokorda Anom Pudak every bit the regent of Gianyar. The side past times side menses of 1964-1965 held past times I Made Suyoga. BA every bit a Regent of Gianyar amongst service menses 1965-1969.

Entering the New Order authorities period, issued Law No.18/1965, together with then the Autonomous Region Level II of Gianyar designation was changed to Gianyar regency every bit the Regional Level II. The Head of the share is a Regent. The Law No.18/1965 together with and then refined past times Law No.5/1974 almost the Principles of Regional Government.

History of Gianyar City defined past times the Regional Regulation of Gianyar regency No. nine the twelvemonth 2004 on Apr 2, 2004, almost the anniversary of Gianyar city.

Official Seal (Symbol) of Gianyar Regency

The official regional seal (symbol) of Gianyar Regency Bali, inwards accordance amongst the regional regulation almost the regional symbol of Gianyar Regency No.21/PD/DPRD/1972 on August 10, 1972.

The parts of the seal of Gianyar Regency consists of:

  • The symbol is a pentagon shape side amongst a yellowish base of operations color
  • A golden yellowish star
  • Golden yellowish colored of 51 grains of rice
  • Seven stalks of white cotton wool flowers
  • Temple amongst Nekara bronze (Pejeng moon), Statue & a Legong dancer amongst a carmine brick color
  • 45 pieces of chain together with a circle amongst a nighttime dark-green base of operations color
  • A dark colored writing of DHARMA RAKSATA RAKSITA

The important of the symbol of Gianyar Regency

  • The pentagon shape: symbolizes the philosophy of Pancasila
  • Star: symbolizes the Almighty God
  • Temple, Statue, together with Legong dancer: symbolizes the summit of cultural values ​​and artistic of Gianyar
  • 51 grains of rice: symbolizes prosperity, reflecting the Gianyar regency consists of 51 villages
  • 7 stalks of cotton wool flowers: reflecting that the Gianyar regency consists of seven sub-districts
  • 45 pieces of the chain: symbolizing the twelvemonth the proclamation of independence of Republic of Republic of Indonesia inwards 1945
  • Pejeng calendar month (Nekara Bronze) inwards Penataran Sasih Temple which is i of the ancient historical heritage of the ancestors of the Indonesian patch symbolizing the heroism, grandeur, strength, together with prosperity
  • The writing of Dharma Raksata Raksita which agency that anyone who does Dharma, he volition live protected past times the Dharma itself

The important of the color of the seal of Gianyar Regency

  • Light yellowish color (gold), agency nobleness together with love
  • Sorrel agency heroism
  • Dark dark-green agency peace, fertility, hope, together with optimism
  • The dark color agency firmness
  • The white color agency purity


Gianyar regency is i of nine regencies inwards the Province of Bali. Gianyar regency is geographically located at coordinates of 8.4248° S together with 115.2601° E.

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The boundaries of the administrative share is every bit follows:

  • In the due north is bordering amongst Bangli regency
  • In the eastward is bordering amongst Bangli together with also Klungkung regency
  • In the due south is bordering amongst Denpasar metropolis together with Badung strait
  • In the westward bordering amongst Badung regency

Gianyar regency has an surface area of ​​368 km2 or 36,800 ha (6.53% of the total surface area of ​​the isle of Bali).

Gianyar has a territory consisting of:

  1. Sukawati sub-districts: 55,02 Km2 (14,95%)
  2. Blahbatuh sub-districts: 39,70 Km2 (10,79%)
  3. Gianyar sub-districts: 50,59 Km2 (13,75%)
  4. Tampaksiring sub-districts: 42,63 Km2 (11,58%)
  5. Ubud sub-districts: 42,38 Km2 (11,52%)
  6. Tegallalang sub-districts: 61,80 Km2 (16,79%)
  7. Payangan sub-districts: 75,88 Km2 (20,62%)

Physiography together with Topography

Gianyar Regency surface area lies from North to South. Average province atmospheric condition are non thus high inwards a higher identify body of body of water level. The Southern business office of the Gianyar Regency is 30% of the land, piece the northern share is an surface area of ​​undulating. The province that reaches a summit of 750 meters inwards a higher identify body of body of water marking is non thus wide, that is entirely 2,463.5 ha compared to the total province area.

In the southern business office are a apartment surface area together with a rather depression because it is closed to the sea. In the southern part, lies the dark sandy beaches along the to a greater extent than or less xx Km. Gianyar regency does non receive got lake or mountain.

Rock formations inwards Gianyar regency consist of fourth formations derived from lava together with sludge Lava of Buyan, Bratan, together with Batur. Deposition of the lava was thick plenty thus that the rivers inwards this surface area receive got the valleys amongst narrow streams together with deep, particularly inwards the surface area of ​​the corrugated share inwards the northern business office of Gianyar regency.

The river flows from the mountains inwards the due north to the due south towards the sea. These rivers are generally permanent together with drain the H2O throughout the year.

The rivers that flow together with irrigate the Gianyar regency are every bit follows:

  1. Yeh Oos river, has a length of 44,000 Meters
  2. Petanu river: 38,100 Meters
  3. Pakerisan river: 36,500 Meters
  4. Sangsang river: 32,500 Meters
  5. Sangku river: 6,500 Meters
  6. Dos river: 453,500 Meters
  7. Nangka river: 7,000 Meters
  8. Cangkir river is the edge amongst Badung regency
  9. Melangit river is the boundaries of the Gianyar regency amongst Klungkung regency.


The climate of Gianyar regency is tropical maritime climate, the same every bit the other districts inwards Bali. Having 2 seasons, dry out flavor (April to October), together with the rainy flavor (October to April). Temperatures inwards Gianyar regency, the average is 26° Celsius, amongst the lowest air temperature of almost 23° Celsius together with the highest 29° Celsius, amongst an average humidity 82%.

Administration Gianyar Regency

Government institutions, consists of:

  • 7 Kecamatan (Subdistricts)
  • 64 Desa (Village)
  • 6 Kelurahan (Urban Communities)
  • 504 Banjar Dinas (administrative territorial segmentation nether the village)
  • 43 Lingkungan

Traditional institutions, consist of:

  • 271 Desa Pekraman
  • 534 Sekaa Teruna (youth association)
  • 7 Widya Sabha Kecamatan


Population inwards Gianyar Bali inwards 2008 was 438,974 inhabitants amongst a population density of 1,193 people/km2.

  1. Sukawati Subdistrict: 94,011 people
  2. Blahbatuh Subdistrict: 60,873 people
  3. Gianyar Subdistrict: 81,124 people
  4. Tampaksiring Subdistrict: 45,074 people
  5. Ubud Subdistrict: 67,064 people
  6. Tegallalang Subdistrict: 49,117 people
  7. Payangan Subdistrict: 41,711 people

Places of Interest inwards Gianyar Regency

Gianyar has a lot of attractions together with tourist destinations that are worth to see to fill upwardly a vacation inwards Bali. The tourist destination such every bit Ubud is real famous all over the globe which is already equipped amongst accommodation facilities, from 5-star hotels to the ordinary lodging together with homestay that allows travelers to select according to their budget. Apart from that, Ubud also has many villas, restaurants together with cafes/warung that provides international nutrient carte or traditional Balinese nutrient every bit good every bit Indonesian nutrient inwards general.

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Elephant Cave - Goa Gajah Temple Gianyar, Bali

Below are the pop tourist attractions inwards Gianyar regency, Bali. Some of the places are archaeological sites, sacred places (temples), zoos, rice terrace, museums, etc.

  • Goa Gajah Temple (Elephant Cave Temple)
  • Ubud Monkey Forest Sanctuary
  • Tirta Empul Temple (Holy Spring Water Temple)
  • Penataran sasih Temple
  • Tegalalang Rice Terraces
  • Gunung Kawi Temple
  • Gunung Kawi Sebatu Water Temple
  • Puseh Desa Batuan Temple
  • Bali Zoo Park
  • Bali Safari & Marine Park
  • Bali Bird Park
  • Bali Elephant Park
  • Taman Nusa | Indonesian Cultural Park
  • Kemenuh Butterfly Park
  • Gedong Arca Museum
  • Tegenungan Waterfall
  • Kanto Lampo Waterfall
  • Candi Tebing Tegallinggah archaeological sites
  • Beji Guwang Sukawati (Hidden Canyon)
  • Lebih Beach
  • Campuhan Ridge Walk, Ubud

Map of Gianyar Regency

Below is the location together with map of Gianyar Regency, Bali, Republic of Indonesia powered past times Google Maps

- Official site of Gianyar Regency, Bali

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