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The Sacred and Unique Tree

The Sacred and Unique Tree, Indonesia

The name Bunut Bolong is given due to the unique characteristic of this tree. The word “bunut” is Balinese name for a species of fig family which has similar characteristic with banyan tree, and the word “bolong” means “hole”, so the word “Bunut Bolong” means a bunut tree which has a hole in it. As a matter fact, this sacred tree has a big hole in the bottom of it, so big that a car can through it. It's located in Manggisari Village 11 km to the north from the main Denpasar - Gilimanuk road, 86 km from Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

Photo by Gung Dharma