Ubud has no awesome beaches to speak of, no mountain lakes, & no grand resort. However it has the fullness of soil and it is the center of Bali’s art & culture. If you don’t stay in one of hotel in Ubud, or you don’t have much period during your Bali vacation, a visit is greatly because it would offer you a great stay in Bali.
Driving out of busy city of Denpasar, the pleasing green of rice paddies contradict sharply with the noisy sounds of the city. Palm-leaf carvings of Dewi Sri (the Rice Goddess) guards over the crops, and small thatch huts dot the rice fields, giving shade to those who work them.
Temples & small shrines can be seen throughout the way, women lay out offerings of flowers, rice, incense & holy water to placate evils spirits and please the good one. Yet with the big penetration of tourism, village life basically goes on the same.
Essentially every village on the way up to Ubud specializes in some variety of art form. You could stop off and see the artisans at work in their studios.
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Numerous places near Ubud make aesthetic side tours. Morning walk thru the villages lead to out-of-the-way retreats. The direction to Tegalalang offer marvelous views of terraces rice field & myriad of art studios, Mas, Penestanan and Peliatan, the centers of wood carving and painting, Sayan offer a stunning panorama of Ayung River valley and still home to magnificent view of gorges and palms and rice fields.
To the south a short walk you will come at Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary. To visit it, a person should buy a ticket. There are numerous of tame monkeys and a temple stands in the center of the forest.
Ubud is a pleasant township and visitors have been fascinated by its magic and beauty for decades. If you’re interested in shopping, Ubud has a plethora of art shops on the road to Monkey Forest and the Puri Lukisan Museum.
Talking about villas and resort in Ubud, Waka Namya Resort is a nice place to stay. It gives free luxury shuttle facility to the center of town and to the Rudana Museum and Arts Gallery; it is one of the favorite galleries in Ubud. It also offers a free trekking to the rice field. Wapa di Ume, Komaneka, and Puri Bunga Ubud are also very pleasant accommodation to stay.
So Ubud has numerous good-looking objects can be seen for your Bali holiday. And do not think twice to decide on beautiful Bali for your holiday. Bali is a beautiful little island in Indonesia, Asia’s ultimate tourist destination.
There are so many other interesting places you should try to explore in Bali. If you want to enhance your knowledge of Indonesian, Indian and African wildlife, Bali Safari Park Gianyar is a great choice for all tourists.