Penglipuran is a traditional countryside owning unique characteristic life, socializing and culture. The natural nature and environments of countryside is designating the pittance touch of modernization influence. It is said that at former empire era, all king often uses this area as a place to amuse themselves, because its nature is beautiful and can give the peacefulness and inspiration at the time of experiencing a problem
Penglipuran name itself has several meanings. Some say that Penglipuran eling derived from the basic word that means "remember", and pretend that it means "ancestral land". So, Penglipuran defined as "remembering ancestral lands." The second meaning is penglipur or entertainer. In addition, there is also another meaning, namely relaxation. This is because since the days of the kingdom in Bali, the village has become a thing about resting place.