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Jakarta Post

Bedugul Botanical Garden braces for school holidays

  • Ni Komang Erviani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 8 2011   /  07:00 am

Still don’t know where to spend your school holidays?

The green and spacious Eka Karya Botanical Garden in Bedugul’s cool resort area of Tabanan, about 80 kilometers north of Denpasar, will certainly provide you with beautiful natural surroundings and educational activities during your leisure hours.

I Nyoman Lugrayasa, head of the technical unit of the garden’s plant conservation section, has urged local school and university students to benefit from the garden’s massive plant and flower collections.

“We will give a 50 percent discount on ticket prices for students during the holidays to encourage them to visit this valuable botanical garden managed by scientists from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences [LIPI]. It is not only a holiday site but also a natural laboratory,” Lugrayasa said.

The 157.5-hectare botanical garden located 1,250 meters to...