Approximately 1 hour from Denpasar, Ubud is known as a center for Balinese traditional crafts and dance. Following the influence of many Western artists who moved here in the 1930s, they formed a unique field called “Bali Arts” and became known as a mecca of art in Bali. Many Balinese handicrafts sold in the resort area such as Kuta seems to be made here.
The famous tourist destination Monkey Forest also located in Ubud. There are about 200 wild monkeys living here just like the place name. In the depths of the forest, there is a Darum Agung Padantugal Temple, and local people believed the monkeys is a forest guardian who protecting the Hindu temple.
In the center of Ubud, you will find Ubud Royal Palace and Ubud Art Market, which also ideal for walking around the area.
Enjoy the charm of rural Bali in Ubud with Baliventure!