Some tourist attractions in Bali are temporarily closed to prevent the spread of the corona virus (Covid-19).


In addition to tourist attractions, ogoh-ogoh processions in any form and a series of Nyepi Holy Days of the 1942 Saka Year are also prohibited by Bali Governor Wayan Koster.

Regents / mayors of Bali, Bali PHDI, Bali Traditional Village Assembly, Bali customary village /chief village in order to carry out, coordinate and supervise the implementation of the Bali Governor's instruction with discipline and full responsibility after being in force on the day this (3/20/2020), "said Bali Province Regional Secretary Dewa Made Indra, quoting Antara.

Tabanan Regency Government (Pemkab) temporarily closed a number of tourist objects or Tourism Destination Areas (DTW) on 22-30 March 2020. The tourist attractions that were closed were Tanah Lot, Ulundanu Beratan Lake, Beratan Lake, and Jatiluwih. In addition, restaurants and the like that have the potential to cause crowds are also temporarily closed.

As many as 30 out of 86 tourist destinations (DTW) in Buleleng Regency were temporarily closed. The 30 tourist attractions are located in several tourist villages, such as in the villages of Sambangan, Sekumpul, and Lemukih. Tourist sites that are temporarily closed in Buleleng include Krisna Watersport, Banyuwedang, West Bali National Park (TNBB), Gitgit, and Wanagiri.

Taman Nusa Regency in Gianyar Regency is also temporarily closed to prevent the spread of the corona virus (Covid-19). Taman Nusa which is an Indonesian cultural tourism park will be temporarily closed on March 22-31, 2020. Besides Taman Nusa, Bali Zoo in Gianyar Regency also decided to temporarily close on March 19-31, 2020. During the closure, daily maintenance and inspection is carried out. animal health.

"Meanwhile, tourist attractions in Badung are also temporarily closed. Like Pandawa Beach which is closed starting Saturday (3/21/2020). Not only Pandawa Beach, other tourist attractions in the village of Kutuh also closed such as Mount Payung and paragliding attractions. In addition, the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park (GWK) also temporarily closed operations until March 31, 2020. The Ogoh-Ogoh performances that became an attraction during Nyepi and the plan to be held at GWK were also used as closed competitions. Participants come to collect the mini ogoh-ogoh and the assessment is done closed door. Previously the Badung regency government had instructed the temporary closure of all tourist attractions on March 21-31, 2020. "Regarding the call of the Governor of Bali to close the tourist attractions, we Badung Regency Government have instructed and requested all tour operators and tourist attractions in Badung both managed "by individuals, by villages, including those managed by the government, to close everything down," Deputy Regent of Badung I Ketut Suustom said, quoting Antara..(This article has been aired on with the title "Tempat Wisata di Bali Tutup Sementara Guna Antisipasi Virus Corona"Author: Yuharrani Aisyah)