The Bunut Bolong Tree
Bunut Bolong is a sacred and unique tree that is located in Manggissari, Pekutatan , in the Medewi area. The sacred tree is situated on the ridge of a hill, on one side you find a clove plantation and on the other side a gorge with excellent lush green tropical forest.
The name Bunut Bolong is given due to the unique characteristic of this tree. “Bunut” is Balinese for a species of fig family which has similar characteristic with the holy Banyan tree. “Bolong” means “hole”, so the word “Bunut Bolong” means a tree which has a hole in it. This sacred tree has a road going through , two cars can easily go side by side.