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Barong & Kris Dance

| Jambe Culture Village, Sukawati 80582, Indonesia
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| Jambe Culture Village, Sukawati 80582, Indonesia
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"balinese culture"
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"eternal"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were expecting authentic Balinese dancing but this seemed to have been morphed for tourists and became a pantomime

Thank kiwi572014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really dislike leaving poor reviews because there are people's jobs at stake, but have to do so in this case. When we were driven into the parking lot, I was feeling like we were being sent into a tourist trap due to all the...More

Thank yesmate
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

These dancers are great to watch. They have very exact movements especially with their eyes. The costumes were superb.

Thank Judi R
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We have visited this on our guided tour of the area. The dance is fairly long and if you are not into local culture you may get bored of it a little. We have stayed the entire show and have enjoyed taking some colourful photographs,...More

Thank Dovile F
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We visited Batubulan Village on the way from Ubud to Sanur, arriving about 1/2 hour early for the 9:30am Jambe Budaya (Barong Dance) show. The doors were not yet opened, so we wandered the neighbourhood to say good morning to local residents going about their...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Unless you are really really into the local culture, i suggest to skip this. Too long and seats are very uncomfy.

Thank poyang
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

In a cultural presentation we saw, we were glued to the Barong Dance where one character called Barong , is said to be the protector of Balinese villages, being the "lord of the forest" . With fantastic fanged mask and long mane, he is the...More

Thank AMC286
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Definitely avoid this when visiting Bali , there are way better performances to spend your time and money (like Ramayana performance at Uluwatu , Agung Bali show in Safari etc.) Also in Kuta they have performances for free outside Lippo Mall

Thank Arjun V
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Bali is famous for it's dances and the Baring dance is one of it's most exciting and scary. Being in the audience really draws you into the action and you feel almost part of the dance. The Gamelan players are the perfect accompaniment and they...More

Thank SurfingWild
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Passed by as part of The Beauty of Kintanami Tour. The dance expresses the eternal fight between good and bad spirits

Thank Mmatiou Maxine M
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