The art of wood carving in Bali is traditionally devoted to the decoration of temples and homes with magic symbols and carvings of the gods which protect the buildings.

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Under the patronage of the Royal courts, this developed further into a glorious art which complemented the traditional Balinese architecture with grand carved doors, intricate panels depicting the ancient Ramayana tales, pillars, and sleeping platforms decorating palace, buildings and temples.

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