Ubud is a unique area, featuring a blend of natural fertility and communities simple life in art and beauty, is very well suited for a haven, relaxation and refreshing tired mind. He is famous among foreign tourists because of its location in between the fields and forests in the mountain ravines that create a very beautiful nature. In addition Ubud is known for its arts and culture that is growing very rapidly and developed, Ubud community life can not be separated from art. In Ubud there are many art galleries, as well as the arena of music and dance performances are held alternately every night in almost every corner of the village.
In addition to beautiful art and nature, in Ubud there are many hotels and resorts for a resting place, a lot of travelers who come to Bali deliberately seeking a hotel in Ubud to really enjoy the atmosphere, community life, arts and performing trademark shades. The following are the tourist spots to visit in Ubud.
Museum Puri Paintings
Is the first art museum in Bali, which is managed by the private sector. Initiated by Cokorda Gede Agung Sukawati, I Gusti Nyoman Lempad well as foreign artists who settled in Ubud, Rudolf Bonnet. Standing on January 31, 1956 under the auspices of the Foundation Ratna Warta, and officially opened by the Minister of Education and Culture, Muhammad Yamin.
In this museum you can enjoy the development of art in Ubud, both painting and sculpture. Some works of foreign artists who work in Ubud such as: Rudolf Bonnet, Walter Spies, Arie Smit and local maestros such as I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, I Gusti Made Deblog, Ida Bagus Made and others. Also includes works of art during the periode of Pita Maha.
Rudana Rudana Museum and Fine Art Gallery
Rudana Museum is an art museum located in Ubud, Bali, founded by Nyoman Rudana, a painting collector who also served as a member of the Regional Representative Council representing Bali for the period 2004-2009, was inaugurated by President Soeharto on December 26, 1995. This museum houses more than 400 pieces of paintings and sculpture works by artists, both from Bali, Indonesia outside Bali artists and works of foreign artists who made Bali as a work place. Are in the same complex, standing Rudana Fine Art Gallery which was founded in 1978 and is the forerunner to the establishment of Rudana Museum.
Puri Agung Ubud
Puri Agung Ubud Krisnakusuma located right in the heart of Ubud. Ubud is the administrative center of the kingdom in the ancient world, as well as an arts and cultural center and customs, which was held right in front of the castle. Puri Ubud still have the layout and buildings were retained as the original. On the front page, after the gate, there is an area called the Ancak Saji. Held here once a week performances, for tourists. And every day, conducted training of various arts groups gamelan music in Ubud. All activities thicken the atmosphere of Ubud art as an art-minded village.
Vanara Wana or Monkey Forest, is a sacred forest located in Ubud area, precisely into the area of traditional villages Padangtegal, Ubud. In this forest there is a herd of monkeys by the hundreds, who have inhabited this region for hundreds of years. In this area there are also Pura Dalem Padangtegal, which was founded in the early 20th century. The temple has an architecture as well as a very old-fashioned ornaments and artistic. You can also search for the sacred springs under the hidden dragon statue, which if drunk, believed to cure all kinds of diseases.
In the western region of Ubud, there is Ayung river. In this river we can enjoy the tourist activity, among which are white water rafting and kayaking. There are several water tourism services that offer this service. Besides the water attractions, along the Ayung river bank also has enchanting natural scenery, and there are dozens of five-star hotel.