Subak is a traditional Balinese irrigation system, awarded by UNESCO as world cultural heritage. The award is given to the Provincial Government of Bali, Monday, September 24, 2012, on page Pura Taman Ayun, in Badung regency, Bali.
Determination landscape subak was approved at the 36th session, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in late June. It is the worldwide recognition of the noble and universal values subak, as well as indigenous cultures of Indonesia, making it the world come to protect. So the preservation of culture and traditions can be maintained subak. Because the world through UNESCO to participate in conserving subak. In order not to become extinct in the future.
Governments struggle to gain recognition for Subak system reaches 12 years. Because philosophy and Subak system is very complex.
Subak system must be protected existence, either through protection are visible (objects), or invisible (not object).
Regions in the world cultural heritage of UNESCO to admit kawasaitu include Pura Taman Ayun in Badung regency, Pakerisan River basin in Gianyar regency, and Batukaru in Tabanan regency.