Bali is one of the most desirable tropical islands to visit. And it is easy to see why. Bali is the home of rich cultural customs and traditions, it has magnificent natural landscapes from mountains to beaches, the people are friendly, and most importantly, it is tourist friendly. That is why Bali is the perfect place to decompress and have fun. One of the regions that you must visit in Bali is Ubud; if Bali is the place of culture and arts, then Ubud is the heart of it.
Ubud is the center of culture and art in Bali, so you will do well by visiting some of the cultural sites there. However, Ubud not only offers cultural attractions, but also beautiful natural landscapes as well. If you spend your time in exploring every nook and cranny of the small green town called Ubud, you will not be disappointed. Here are some things to do in Ubud, Bali.
1. Have an Unforgettable Experience in Monkey Forest
This forest is filled with hundreds of friendly and mischievous long-tailed monkeys, as well as several temples, halls, and statues which are scattered around the 12.5 hectares of lush trees. You will find that the forest has mystical and serene feelings to it as you explore it, what with the temples, offerings, and monkeys to keep you company. You can say that Ubud Monkey Forest is natural, spiritual, and cultural attractions combined into one.
2. Visit and Admire Goa Gajah
Goa Gajah (meaning Elephant Cave) is one of the top attractions in Ubud. It used to be an ancient sanctuary complex adorned with various figures from Hindu and Buddhism. The cave is located in Bedulu village, near the edge of Ubud.
You will be enthralled by the magnificent architecture and ornate stone carvings that adorned the large temple complex. As you pass the archway dated back to the eleventh century, you will find a small meditation shrine, impressive cave paintings, and a bathing pool with some fountains.
3. Explore the Beauty of Pura Taman Saraswati
The name “taman” (means garden) suits this water palace perfectly, as there is a garden of lotus in a majestic pond in front of the magnificent Balinese archway leading to the equally glorious palace to honor Saraswati, the goddess of wisdom and arts. This is the reason why this place is one of the most iconic places in Bali. Furthermore, the beauty of the architecture makes it one of the best places to watch traditional performances. The best time to watch them is at night, when the flickering firelight illuminate the place.
4. Enjoy the Coffee at Seniman Coffee Studio
When you are in Ubud, do not miss the experience of tasting the best coffee at the best coffee studio in Ubud. You will not be disappointed at the quality offered by Seniman Coffee Studio, as they take great care in providing the best coffee and dishes for their customers. Furthermore, it is the pioneer of all coffee shops in Ubud, so the owners must set a good example.
Another reason that will convince you to try: it has various types of coffee with even more coffee drinks, ranging from strong espresso to creamy lattes. In addition, the coffee studio uses Indonesian single origin coffee blend, so you can have a taste of what real Indonesian coffee is. If you want to try Indonesian food while drinking the coffee, this coffee shop also provides them.
5. Try Some Food at Gianyar Night Market
If shopping and exploring are your hobbies, try to visit Gianyar night market which is just a little bit further from the center of Ubud. You will be delighted as the market sells various Balinese snacks like roasted suckling pigs, satay, and other types of food. Moreover, items like clothes and toys are also available there.
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