Ubud is well known as central of traditional, crafts and dances in Bali. This place is one of the most favorite tourism object in the island. Visitors are easily to find number of unique handmade craft on street shops, art market with welcoming native people. Besides, Ubud is blessed by a very beautiful iconic landscapes, terraced rice paddies, waterfall, ancient holy sites include the Tirta Empul temple complex, intricately carved Goa Gajah (Elephant Cave). Ubud has a population of about 30,000 people.
- Number of art museums
Ubud has number of art museums, such as the Blanco Renaissance Museum, the Puri Lukisan Museum, the Neka Art Museum and Agung Rai Muesum and Art. They all represented of Ubud art as all people over the world known.
- Monkey Forest
Monkey forest is a rain forest located in the center of Ubud village. It is situated 1 km from the center of Ubud government residing in the Padang Tegal Custom Village. Ubud Monkey Forest lives thousands of monkey in Balinese word called by Wenara Wana.
- Goa Gajah
Goa Gajah’s name is slightly misleading, lending the impression that it’s a gigantic dwelling full of elephants. Nevertheless, Goa Gajah ‘Elephant Cave’ is an archaeological site of significant historical value that makes it a special place to visit. Located on the cool western edge of Bedulu Village, six kilometers out of central Ubud, you do not need more than an hour to descend to its relic-filled courtyard and view the rock-wall carvings, a central meditation cave, bathing pools and fountains.
- Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Tegalalang rice terrace is a beautiful rice terrace in which located just a cross of the way to Kintamani. This rice field most an icon of tourism agriculture for Bali. Walked on the dike while watching the farmers who worked on it to make rice most very sensation.
As a central of Balinese art, Ubud are able to be accessed by number of transportation mode. It takes approximately 1.5 hours drive from Kuta, as central of tourist spots in Bali. If you have chance to visit Bali, Ubud should be your first list to be visited.