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10 Best Things to Do in Ubud

10 Best Things to Do in Ubud

Ubud, near the cool central highlands of Bali, is a treasure trove of cultural landmarks, ranging from ancient temples and majestic ancient royal palaces, to beautiful panoramas of green hillsides and rice terraces. The city and its suburbs in Gianyar Regency, is your holiday destination if you are also interested in Balinese culture, arts and crafts, such as where some of the world-famous craftsmen and collectors have visited, lived and worked, created or compiled eclectic masterpieces that you can observe in local museums and art galleries. While most museums and galleries are located along the main road Jalan Raya Ubud, a few kilometers away from the city center are other interesting places to visit and spend half a day, such as Bali Safari & Marine Park, Setia Darma House Mask and Dolls, and Tegenungan Waterfall.

1 Ubud Monkey Forest

Ubud The Monkey Forest is one of the few forests inhabited by long-tailed gray monkeys in Bali, and perhaps the most famous among others because of its community-based management, location and ease of access. It is located on the outskirts of the main center of Ubud, and is overseen by the village of Padangtegal. Also known as the Padangtegal Sacred Monkey Forest, and as officially referred to as the Wenara Wana Tourism Mandala, the Ubud Monkey Forest is a place of scientific research as well as a site of spiritual and cultural aspects with temples sanctified by villagers deep inside. reason. Read More … Opening Hours: Mon – Sun 08:00 – 18:00 Location: Monkey Forest Road, Padangtegal, Ubud Tel: +62 (0) 361 971 304

2 Tegallalang Rice Terraces

A centuries-old traditional irrigation system in Bali known as ‘Subak’ has been created among the most beautiful terraced landscapes in Southeast Asia. A few minutes drive north from the center of Ubud, the …