Thursday, December 24, 2015
Why you should visit Ubud
Ubud is a tiny green peaceful town in the middle of the Bali island and is regarded as the cultural centre of Bali. It is famous as an arts and crafts hub, and much of the town and nearby villages seems to consist of artists’ workshops and galleries. There are some remarkable architectural and other sights to be found, and a general feeling of well being to be enjoyed, all thanks to the spirit, surroundings, and climate of the place.
Central Ubud has three main streets: Jalan Raya Ubud (street), Jalan Monkey Forest (street) and Jalan Hanoman (street). At the intersection of Jalan Raya Ubud and Jalan Monkey Forest are Ubud Market and Ubud Palace. Jalan Monkey Forest, which runs south through town to the Monkey Forest, is a built-up area, and home to a wide array of accommodation, art galleries, and cafes, as well a number of local services such as schools, a sports field, pharmacies, and travel agents. Jalan Hanoman, which runs parallel to Jl Monkey Forest is a quieter and pleasant for walking.
Friendly locals, Bali is home to some of the friendliest and most welcoming people in the world, where no tourist demand is too demanding and service with a smile is standard.
Rich culture and heritage, You don’t need to go looking for a dose of traditional way of life during a visit to Bali. There are over 20,000 temples on the island and spirituality and community is integral to Balinese people.
Natural beauty, Picturesque rice terraces, soaring volcanoes, pristine crater lakes, sacred caves, lush tropical forests and a dramatic coastline are awe-inspiring, while the tropical beaches are a visitor favourite.