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Trunyan Cemetery

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| Jalan Raya Truyan Kintamani, Kintamani 80652, Indonesia
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All reviews bali aga nice smelling above ground original balinese local boat human bones begging for money bamboo sticks banyan tree personal belongings full moon rice terraces great trip corpse skull village deceased
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

For those who like Balinese unique tradition would find it interesting but to charter a boat it's quite expensive. The cemetery itself is not well maintained. It's quite small and dirty. I am hoping they would clean it a bit. If I could go back....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JayaS240
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A 2 hour drive and a 20 minuet boat ride will bring you to Trunyan cemetery. The only place in Bali where the dead are not buried ..Placed above ground under bamboo cages,the village dead are left to decay The cemetery is located on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank MarkH201
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We rent a motorbike from ubud to trunyan. It took about 2 hours(and plus 2 hours to go back) It was apprx 50km. Also the road was not too safe. The boat price from trunyan to cemetery was 750 000 IDR. There was no discount....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank hbasakb
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Boat fee to cross the lake is extremely expensive 750k idr. The site itself is unique with skeleton everywhere. View along the lake is fascinating

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank wroshni
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Complete rip off by local fishermen from who we hired a boat to take us to the cemetery. We then were required to make additional “donations” upon arrival - 10K/person. Cemetery is tiny and we did not spend much time there. This is a very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The crystal clear water of lake Batur serenading through Mt Batur, is a view straight out of a painting. We were there, not for the beautiful trek but for something #OFFBEATISH. Hidden in the mountains lies a unique death ritual set by the habitants of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kavitagmenon08
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The one AND Only , Open space funeral, They just lay Down The corpse on The grouds , The unik things is There's No bad smells , No worms , in That area

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank balingbaling
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Hello all. Just finish my adventour today and I have to write down immediately otherwise new day can erase some great memories. I booked a trip with Bali Adventours and Putu Mertayasa accompanied with us. Because of the quick changed weather Trunyan Cemetery is our...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Pasha M
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Hey! To all of you who are interested to visit the cemetery.... No dead bodies there, just a few Skulls and a lot of filth and garbage there. Taxi for 3 People from Kintamani to Trunyan =300 thousand and 450 thsnd for the Ship. Too...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank goregrind82
Reviewed 28 January 2018

For those who love unique tradition Trunyan cemetery is a nice site to visit. Local boat charter is about 60$ which come as the most expensive tour found.

Date of experience: January 2018
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4 March 2018|
Response from Pasha M | Reviewed this property |
You can search on Facebook by putu mertayasa. The one having the avatar together with his wife can help you out. He's our tour guide who worked for a Bali tour company and he's very nice.
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3 April 2016|
Response from NoNameJones |
Good "Bali Yansu Tour" and contact Yansu. He is absolutely amazing - trustworthy, reliable, knowledgeable, friendly, speaks wonderful English and has a comfortable car with A/C.
11 January 2016|
Response from SceenStar |
We found the most wonderful guide named Yansu Tersenyum in Ubud, Bali whose contact information can be found under the Trip Advisor listing of Bali Yansu Tour. He drove us from Ubud and arranged for the boat ride to the... More