TEMPLE ARCHITECTURE AS TOURISM ATTRACTION WITH GREEN DESTINATION CONCEPT AT BADUNG RIVER

I Gusti Ketut Purnaya, I Made Trisna Semara, Ni Luh Supartini

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ABSTRACT

The cultural tourism is not satisfactory developed, many cultural heritage buildings have been damaged such the architecture of the temple. Therefore, it is required to change society’ perception to preserve culture and tradition. Temple architecture as one of tourism destinations with green destination concept will be an alternative in protecting the exitance of cultural heritage. The purpose of this study is to identify the potential of temple architecture as tourist attraction with green destination concept. The method used in this study was qualitative. The data were collected through documentation, literature study and observation. The result of this study found that the potential Balinese traditional architecture of temples need to be developed as a tourist attraction. The concept of development is green destination. The Balinese traditional architecture of temples also maintained Balinese taksu thereby strengthening cultural tourism. The architecture of temple will have important role in improving quantity and quality of tourists.
Keywords: temple architecture, tourist attraction, green tourism


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