Some traveler who traveling to Bali are looking for peace and quite place. Ubud is the place to be. Ubud offers a respite from the humdrum of your busy life. Ubud has long been a quite haven for the arts. set emeralds green rice paddies and steep ravines in the stunning central Balinese foothills, about 25 km north of Denpasar. The village was originally an important source of medicinal herbs and plants.
Foreign Artist such as Walter Spies is the pioneer who know the potential arts of Ubud during 1920’s and 30’s , transforming the village into a flourishing center for the arts. although the village has expericed a tourist boom in recent years, the casual visitor can still enjoy whow the Ubud’s leisurely village lifestyle and atmosphere of creative
The main street is Jalan Raya Ubud (Jalan Raya means main road), which runs east-west through the center of town. Two long roads, Jalan Monkey Forest and Jalan Hanoman, extend south from Jalan Raya Ubud. Puri Saren Agung is a large palace located at the intersection of Monkey Forest and Raya Ubud roads. The Monkey Forest Street and Jalan Hanoman you’ll find many choices of restaurants, from western cuisine to Balinese dishes. Sample authentic Balinese dishes made from fresh ingredients at the local warungs (street stalls).
Special for keepsakes, make sure south of Ubud is one of your list to visit. There will be hundreds of craft shops offering art product with high quality of arts and it is handmade souvenirs, especially made of stone or wood.
Go back in time and see the heritage of Bali’s ancient kingdoms with a visit to the temple of Tirta Empul, only 15 km away. Here, in the temple complex, are the holy springs of Tirta Empul. Ubud is relatively small, you can explore the town on foot or hire a bicycle or motorbike.