Here are 10 best places to go out in Ubud
Puri Saren or Ubud Palace is built on 1640 with beautiful set building compound have rich of carving stones, which official residence of the royal family. Ubud Palace is in middle of the Ubud centre, its 1,5 hour from the Ngurah Rai International Airport. Traveler are welcome to enter the palace with special sarong provided by the Palace host. Traveler can take a photos entire the palace with No entrance fee required only donation for the sarong.
Ubud Sacred Monkey Forest
Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Ubud is only 10 minutes walk from the Ubud center through monkey forest road while window shopping. Monkey Forest as an spiritual, educational, and conservation centre support by the villager. Traveler will guided to enter the forest walk through permanen and clean path, feeding the monkey and also take a picture with them. It is natural habitat for the monkey, beside that a lot of species of tree within 12,5 hectares of the forest, thats makes you feel refreshed with the jungle atmosphere.
Tegalalang Rice Terrace
Tegalalang Rice Terrace is in north of Ubud, where traveler invited to walk along the dig entire the ricefield with beautiful panoramic terraced. Tegalalang the well known village in Bali with panoramic valley with surrounding green landscape. Only 15 minutes drive from Ubud, this place a very popular tourist spot in Bali and you must see and put on your travel list.
Goa Gajah Elephant cave temple
Goa Gajah or the Elephant Cave is an artificial cave that functions like a place of worship built in the 11th century. Approximately from Ubud centre 5 km to Goa Gajah which may take 10-15 minutes drive.
Campuhan Ridge Walk Ubud
Campuhan Ridge Walk only short walk from Ubud Center offers a great view of natural surroundings, peaceful place, fit for jogging and sightseeing. Beautiful landscape hilltop views to full fill your eyes. Good to come in the morning, the Walk can continued to the next villages where some restaurants and cafes available for breakfast with a brilliant view over the valley.
Traditional Art Market here they will offering many the variety and artistic souvenir, this market as society economics center of Ubud. This market is opened every day from 08.00 until 18.00. Even before that there is morning market started at 04.00 / 06.00 morning for locals to purchase fruits, vegetables and groceries. Joining some Cooking Class provided by hotels and locals chef, traveler may experience to blend with the villagers to purchase groceries for cooking ingredients.
Saraswati Lotus Pond Temple
Saraswati Temple is dedicated to honour Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, art and literature. The temple set behind a water garden with beautiful lotus pond. Traveler is allowed to walk along the path entre the lotus fond and taking a memorable photos.
Museum Puri Lukisan
For art lover Museum Puri Lukisan Ubud is the best place to visit. The designed to reflect the traditional architecture of a Balinese. Traveler can explore the museum which is set in 1 ha land with tropical landscape. The Puri Lukisan Museum was opened on 1954 by Mr. Bonnet and the Ubud King Tjokorda Gde Agung Sukawati, now has collected hundreds of paintings by the Ubud famous painter.
Gunung Lebah Temple
Gunung Lebah Temple it is one of beautiful architecture of Balinese carving, founded by by a highest priest Rsi Markendya from java island. This temple is believed become the soul Ubud as “Ubad” or medecine, means everyone who comes to Ubud will healed with the healing vibes which is come from this temples. The temple a place worship for local citizen, located approximately 1 km from ubud centre.
Tirta Empul Spring Temple
Tirta Empul is located in tampak siring, 20 km northeast from Ubud only 20 minutes drive. The Balinese come here to bathe and purify themselves physically and spiritually. Water comes from the spring is clean and believed to have magical powers to purify. This spring is believed as a holy water to purity the bad soul and heal people from spiritual disease. Traveler are invited to join the locals to do the ritual. sarong and slash are available to rent before entering the temple, for ritual you just need to pray in your believe then get in to the water. avoid to come on full moon and black moon, the queue will be like a very long tale. Well thats all 10 best places to go out in Ubud for you who will come and stay in Ubud Bali.