One of the interesting tourist destinations to visit when you are on vacation to the Island of the Gods is the Ubud area. This area offers a wide selection of attractions.
Ubud is a traditional village as well as a tourist destination located in Gianyar Regency. Ubud offers a lot of very interesting tourist objects. summarized by detik.com, The following are 30 tourist recommendations for Ubud Bali and its surroundings.
1. Monkey Forest Ubud
The first choice for tourism in Ubud Bali is to visit the Ubud Monkey Forest. This place is a vacation spot located in a protected forest that is still beautiful and there are many monkeys. These monkeys are certainly the main attraction for this place.
2. Wyah Ubud
This place has a unique and interesting impression because of the buildings and beautiful scenery. Wyah Ubud is a coffee shop with an interesting concept and close to nature.
WYAH Art Creative & Space in Ubud Photo: (Syanti/detikcom)
3. Ubud Art Market
Ubud also has an art market which is a shopping center for Balinese souvenirs. You can share various works of art from the Balinese people, such as clothes, barong masks, beach cloths, and some Balinese snacks.
4. Serayu Pot and Terracotta
Ono’s place sells crafts in the form of pots and terracotta which are so interesting. In addition, visitors will also be offered to decorate their own pots or terracotta.
5. Kelapa Muda Pool, Bar & Kitchen
You can have a pleasant dining experience at this place. They offer delicious food and drinks and are equipped with such a beautiful view.
6. Tegalalang Rice Terraces
Tegalalang Rice Terrace ( iStock)
The terraced rice fields offer an amazing view. Tegalalang, which is located in Ubud, is one of the favorites of tourists because it offers beautiful views of the rice fields.
7. Taman Saraswati Temple
This Hindu temple is devoted to worshiping Dewi Saraswati, the Goddess who brings knowledge to the face of the earth. This temple has a characteristic in the form of lotus that surrounds it.
The lotus is certainly very interesting to be used as a photo spot for tourists. In addition, this temple also often performs the Kecak dance which can be watched by visitors.
8. Pura Dalem Agung Padangtegal
This temple is used as a worship for Lord Shiva, the god of destruction in Hinduism. Here you can see Hindus who hold their religious ceremonies.
9. Gunung Lebah Temple
In addition to the two previously mentioned temples, Ubud also has Gunung Lebah Temple which can be used as a tourist attraction. The deity worshiped in this temple is the God of Danuring Mount Batur. This temple holds the Calonarang dance performance.
10. Kehen Temple
In this temple you will find many temples relic of the past. This temple has an attraction in the form of intricate carvings on this wall. For you history lovers, of course you need to visit this place.
ARMA (Agung Rai Museum of Art) is an art museum that displays works of art by Balinese artists. Here you can see various Balinese paintings that have high artistic value.
12. Neka Museum
Besides ARMA, Ubud also has another art museum, the Neka Museum. Here you can see legendary works from well-known painters in Indonesia, such as Affandi’s Barong & Rangda dance paintings.
13. The Blanco Renaissance Museum
Blanco Renaissance Museum is a museum located in the Ubud area. The museum was built by an artist named Antonio Blanco who exhibits various works of his own art.
This museum mixes the characteristics of Balinese culture with European-style painting. The management also completes the facilities of this museum by providing a restaurant, art shop, toilet, and also a relaxing room.
14. Rudana Museum and Art Gallery
As the name implies, this museum is owned by an artist and art collector named Nyoman Rudana. Here you will find artworks from local Balinese artists such as I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, I Gusti Ketut Kobot, and Wayan Bendi. There are also artworks by foreign artists such as Antonio Blanco, Yuri Gorbachev, and Jafar Islah.
15. Elephant Cave
The word Goa Gajah comes from the word “Lwa Gajah” which means a temple where monks worship. This place is surrounded by shady green trees so it feels very cool and beautiful. Here you can see where the monks are imprisoned from one of the niches here.
16. Ubud Royal Palace
You will see the splendor of this palace because it has a glittering gold color. This palace has the name Puri Saren Agung or commonly known as Puri Ubud. This place provides dance performances, such as the Barong Dance or the Legong Keraton Dance.
17. Ayung River Rafting
For those of you who want to do challenging activities, you can try white water rafting on the Ayung River. During the rafting trip you will also be treated to beautiful natural scenery.
18. Nyuh Kuning Ubud Tourism Village
If you want to know the culture and customs of the Balinese people, you can visit Nyuh Kuning Tourism Village in Ubud. The houses of local residents are used as the right place to stay so that tourists can experience firsthand the traditional life of the Balinese people.
19. Junjungan Village
Junjungan Village is one of the villages that is also used as a tourist attraction in Ubud. This village has an attraction because it often holds Kecak Dance performances which are very interesting to watch.
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