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Mas Village

Posted by Gede Wahyu Suryatama (wahyu) on Jan 19 2016
Place Of Interest In Bali >> Gianyar

 

Mas village is a cultural tourist village located in the district of Ubud, Gianyar, Bali Province. This village are produces art, crafts, carvings, sculptures and other things that made from wood. As a cultural village Mas Village is famous by their art works. The art work of Mas peoples are shown in artshop along of the main Road in Mas Village so wouldn't be difficult for the carver of Mas village to market their art work. The location of this village is on the main road of the diraction to the famous attractions in Bali such as: Ubud , Tampaksiring and Kintamani.

 

According to historical records the name of the village of Mas is granting by Dang Hyang Nirartha, he was a Brahmin from Majapahit kingdom who chose to move to the island of Bali after the kingdom of Majapahit in Java fall, and at the invitation of Mas Wilis he was invited to a place that is now called Desa Mas (Mas Village).

Place of Interest - Mas Village Wood Carver

Mas Willis is the Aryan of Majapahit kingdom who have strike Bedaulu kingdom which under the leadership of the king Sri Tapalung. Mas Willis along with other aryas under the leadership of Gajah Mada and on the orders of the second king of Majapahit named Sri Kala Gemet or also known as Sri Jaya Negara attack Bedaulu royal kingdom and after defeating the king of Bedaulu who haughty and arrogant then Mas Willis and his aryans decided to stay on Bali Island.

Place of Interest - Mass Village Wood Art Work

In this village, Dang Hyang Nirartha was married to Mas Wilis daugther named Mas Ayu Kayuan (Mas Gumitir), from his marriage to this gumitir Mas Dang Hyang Nirartha lowering Mas Brahmin ancestry who live in the Mas village till now. Now the village who has a long history is visited by local and foreign tourists every day. The tourists who came to Mas village are interseting to see how the crafter with their creative ideas to make art work and sometimes many tourist buy the handicrafts in this village.

Last changed: Jan 30 2016 at 5:05 PM

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