The Tegallalang Rice Terraces in Ubud are among the most famous in the world, they are known for their bucolic rice paddies and clever irrigation system, which is called the subak. This Bali’s traditional cooperative irrigation system is said to have been passed down by a revered holy man named Rsi Markandeya in the 8th century. Tegallalang forms the three most splendid terraced landscapes in Ubud, with the others being in the villages of Pejeng and Campuhan.
Here, rests a magnificent statue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana, national emblem of Indonesia and, with a height of over 120 metres, one of the tallest monumental statues in the world.
In an immense park, mixing land and sea in the northwest zone of Bali, there is a remarkably varied number of wild animals and birdlife among the mangroves, savannah and rainforest.