Visiting Kintamani can now be for more than the breathtaking views of the magnificent Lake Batur and the surrounding mountainous area while enjoying delicious local dishes.
Tourists can make a visit to the newly launched Batur Geopark Museum, an interesting venue offering a journey into the geological history of Mount Batur, the geopark area, and the entire island of Bali.
Located on Jl. Raya Penelokan, the museum occupies 1 hectare of the heart of Kintamani.
Here, visitors can learn about Batur Geopark, which was officially listed as a member of UNESCO’s network of Global Geoparks in 2012 due to its scientific, geological, archaeological, ecological and cultural importance. Entering the museum, visitors find a miniature landscape representing the entire geopark and a historical diorama depicting the area’s volcanic history.
The large panels display sto...