Barong, Balinese Mythology


An age old story of good vs. evil; Bali Mythology through dance.

This cultural Balinese highlight included the evil witch Rangda a demon queen fighing the good lion Barong. Who wins in the end?

The Barong Kris Dance plays out through 5 acts which come to a dramatic climax before calm is restored. Sometimes a little funny, sometimes intense, always colorful and magical. Balinese dance with traditional music and great acting by professionally trained actors. This is Bali culture at it’s finest!

Where can I see it? Jl. Pasekan, Batubulan Kangin, Sukawati, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80582, Indonesia
How long is it? Approximately one hour
Cost: When we went, it was 100,000 IDR / €6.20 / US$7.10
Tel: (0361) 2770291
Opening Hours: 9:30 AM – call for show times

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Location: Indonesia > Bali > Gianyar > Batubulan > Jalan Pasekan > Jambe Budaya

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I am an avid traveller who believes that travel means participation. Whether it be observing traditional cultures, eating native delicacies, or drinking local drinks, one must fully immerse oneself to truly understand and enjoy a destination.

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