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Barong Dance play represent an enternal fight between good and evil spirit. A Barong (a mythological animal) represent good spirit and Rangda (a mythological monster) represent evil one. Balinese people also belived that the Barong is symbol of protector. Many kinds face of Barong, mostly is Barong cat, Barong Landung, Barong Macan (tiger face) Barong celeng (pig face).
– The dance opens with playful monkeys teasing Barong in a peaceful environment.
– The next scene is the Rangda character appears and wreaks havoc. She casts black magic upon male dancers, who represent Airlangga’s soldiers, and orders them to commit suicide. In a trance, these men stab themselves on their chest with their own kris. Meanwhile, Barong and the priest cast protective magic on these men, which makes them invulnerable to sharp objects.
– The dance ends with the final battle between Barong and Rangda, concluding with the victory of Barong over Rangda. Rangda runs away, the evil is defeated, and the celestial order is restored.
Famous place to see Barong Keris Dance performance at Batubulan Village, Sukawati District, Gianyar Regency. The dances show once daily in the morning will take an hour starting from 9.30am till 10.30am. At the end of the show usually features photo-taking onstage with the performing cast in their full costumes.
From famous tourist area Kuta, Seminyak, Nusa Dua and Sanur area will take about 1 hour drive to Batubulan Village and from Ubud Center Area to Batubulan Village will take about 30 – 45 minutes drive by car. To get there can also by ride the motor bike or rent car with driver including to see some other interesting places located near by. You may take our Full Day Tours Itinerary Tour Number 1 Ubud Village – Batur Volcano Tour, Tour Number 2 Ubud Art Villages – Bird park Tour, Tour Number 3 Ubud Village – Tanah Lot Sunset Tour, Tour Number 5 Tegenungan Waterfall – Ubud Village Tour, Tour Number 10 Batur Volcano – Kehen Temple Tour or Tour Number 16 Batur Volcano – Besakih Temple Tour and Half Day Tours Itinerary Tour Number 1 Morning Ubud Tour and also can combine by do other Adventure Tour is like Ubud Ayung River Rafting, Telaga Waja River Rafting, ATV Ride, Elephant Ride and Beach Water Sport Activities.
The ticket price to watch Barong Keris Dance at IDR 100,000 per person for adult and IDR 50,000 for children. The ticket can buy on spot on that day when you arrive at dance venue by cash in IDR (Indonesian Rupiah).
Some other places located near Barong Dance to visit is Kanto Lampo Waterfall, Ubud Market, Ubud Palace, Saraswati Temple, Ubud Swing, Tegenungan Waterfall, Tibumana Waterfall, Tukad Cepung Waterfall, Kehen Temple, Pengelipuran Village, Kintamani Batur Mount Volcano, Elephant Cave, Bali Bird Park, Tegallalang Rice Terrace, Spring Water Temple, Gunung Kawi King Memorial, Bali Coffee Farm, Sebatu Spring Temple, Bali Bird Park, Bali Zoo Park, Butterfly Park, Sanur Beach, Puseh Batuan Temple, Ubud Art Villages, Taman Ayun Temple and Tanah Lot Temple.
Barong Keris Dance performance located at Batubulan Village, Sukawati District, Gianyar Regency, Bali Province – Indonesia.