Ubud area, places of interest

1) Monkey Forest: a nature reserve and temple complex in Ubud, Bali. Its full name as written on a welcome sign is the Padangtegal Mandala Wisata Wanara Wana Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. The complex houses approximately 340 Crab-eating Macaque (Macaca fascicularis)
The forest comprises approximately a tenth of a square kilometer (approximately 27 acres) and contains at least 115 different species of trees. The Monkey Forest contains the Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal temple as well as a “Holy Spring” bathing temple and another temple used for cremation ceremonies. The Monkey Forest is owned by the village of Padangtegal, and village members serve on the Monkey Forest’s governing council.

2) Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace): This is an Ubud Kingdom Palace with beautiful Balinese traditional houses as a residence of Ubud King. It is set in the center of Ubud Bali with traditional art market just in front of it and it is found by Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel who has commanded from year 1800 – 1823. This palace is an artistic cultural life center, while the traditional market is the symbol of local economics resident. The existence of Puri Saren as a palace is equipped by a Wantilan/auditorium that is a large building of meeting room and a banyan tree as shelter place at the daytime. The traditional market is the place of society economics and its existence is always border on palace as artistic cultural life center. It means that the both pole meeting is describing the dynamics of society and kingdom life.

3) Museums in Ubud:

– Neka Art Museum,
– Antonio Blanco Museum,
– Rudana Museum,
– Museum Puri Lukisan,
– Arma Resort

4) Goa Gajah, Elephant Cave, click here

5) Yeh Pulu, click here

6) Ubud Art Villages, click here

7) Tegalalang Rice Terrace view,

8) Traditional dances: every evening there are on several places traditional dances, like Legong, Keck,

Barong and Keris Dance
Batubulan Village: everyday, 9:30 AM
Puri Saren, Ubud: every Friday, 6:30 PM
Kecak Dance
Padang Tegal Village, Ubud: every Sunday, 7:00 PM
Puri Agung, Peliatan: every Thursday, 7:30 PM
Kecak and Fire Dance
Bona Village: every Sun, Mon, Wed, and Fri, 7:00 PM
Batubulan Vilalge: everyday, 6:30 PM
Legong Dance
Puri Saren, Ubud: every Mon and Sat, 7:30 PM
Peliatan Village: every Friday, 7:30 PM
Pura Dalem Puri, Ubud: every Saturday, 7:30 PM
Ramayana Ballet
Puri Dalem Puri, Ubud: every Monday, 8:00 PM
Puri Saren, Ubud: every Tuesday, 8:00 PM
Mahabrata Dance
Teges Village, Ubud: every Tuesday, 7:30 PM
Gabor Dance
Puri Saren, Ubud: every Thursday, 7:30 PM
Raja Pala Dance
Puri Saren, Ubud: every Thursday, 7:30 PM
Calonarang Dance
Mawang Village, Ubud: every Thursday and Sunday, 7:30 PM

Monkey Forest

Monkey Forest

Puri Saren Agung

Puri Saren Agung


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