Karangasem is a regency (kabupaten) of Bali, Indonesia. It covers the east part of Bali. Its regency
seat is Amlapura. Karangasem was devastated when Mount
Agung erupted in 1963,
killing approximately 1900 people. Karangasem formerly was a kingdom before the
Dutch conquered Bali. Some interesting places in this regency are :The Mother Temple of BesakihTenganan, a Bali Aga villa... Read more
is not a market, per se; however, this unique village is renowned for its
beautiful woven textiles called the geringsing double ikat, and many visitors
frequent this destination purely to obtain the vibrant and traditionally made weavings.
The technique is the only one in Indonesia and the resulting fabric is famous
in foreign countries ...