According to the observations Bali Driver Tour This is why the famous Ubud to foreign countries, to date a lot of visitors come to ubud just look around.

Ubud is a town on the Indonesia island of Bali in Ubud District located amongst rice paddies and steep gorge in the central foothills of the Gianyar Regency, according to the observations of Bali Driver This is why the Ubud is famous. One of Bali’s main arts and culture centres, it has evolved a large tourism industry.Ubud has a population of about 30,000 people, but it is becoming difficult to differentiate the town itself from the villages that surround it

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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 home of Tjokorda Gede Agung Sukawati (1910-1978), the last “king” of Ubud, it is now occupied by his offspring and dance performances are held in its courtyard. It was also one of Ubud’s first hotels, dating back to the 1930s.

Ubud is a incredible town in the middle of the island of Bali. For more than a century, it has been the island’s preeminent centre for fine arts, dance and music. While it once was a haven for unkempt backpackers, cosmic searcher, artists and bohemians, Ubud is now a hot spot for author, glitterati, art collectors and connoisseurs. Famous names walk its busy sidewalks everyday. Elegant five star hotels and sprawling mansions now stand on its outskirts, overlooking the most prized views in Bali. Even so,according Bali Driver Services Ubud is still popular with backpackers, mystics and all the finest fringe elements of global society. Ubud is not “damaged”. Its character is too strong to be destroyed. It still draws people who add something; people who are vigorously embroiled in art, nature, anthropology, music, dance, architecture, environmentalism, “alternative modalities,” and more.

History

8th century legend tells of a Javanese priest, Rsi Markendya, who meditated at the confluence of two rivers (an auspicious site for Hindus) at the Ubud locality of Campuan. Here he founded the Gunung Lebah Temple on the valley floor, the site of which residual a pilgrim purpose.The town was originally notable as a resource of medicinal herbs and crop; Ubud gets its name from the Balionese word ubad (medicine).In the late nineteenth century, Ubud became the seat of feudal lords who owed their obedience to the king of Gianyar at one time the most powerful of Bali’s southern states. The lords were members of the satriya family of Sukawati, and were significant supporters of the village’s progressively famous arts scene.

 

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Tourism on the island evolved after the arrival of Walter Spies, an ethnic German born in Russia who taught painting and music, and dabbled in dance. Spies and foreign painters Willem Hofker, and Rudolf Bonnet, entertained celebrities including Charlie Chaplin, Noel Cowrd, Barbara Hutton , H.G Well andVicki Baum. They brought in some of the greatest artists from all over Bali to teach and train the Balinese in arts, helping Ubud become the cultural centre of Bali.

Ubud is arguably the best place to use as a base if you’re visiting Bali; if you’re looking for culture, comfort, nature and inspiration. Ubud is surrounded by most of the things that bring people to Bali — scenic rice fields, small villages, art and craft communities, archaic temples, palaces, rivers, cheap accommodation and unique luxury hotels. And it’s central location makes it easy to get from Ubud to the mountains, beaches, and major towns.

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Ubud is a magnet for Bali, Travelers coming to visit both local and foreign tourists this is what causes Bali Driver Info packing this objects to visit.

The real Ubud is under the surface. There are sufficient of interesting things on the main streets, but most of the witchcraft of Ubud is hidden away. In the backstreets, backwaters, courtyards and cafes. In people’s hearts, minds, and dreams. This part of the Bali web site was built to show you how to go behind the facade and find the real Ubud, and the real Bali, without having to spend all your time searching for it.

There’s no point in repeating what’s in the guidebooks, so we’ve tried not to. If you’re interested in Ubud, there are at least a dozen guidebooks on Bali available and they all provide information on Ubud or you just call Bali Driver Guide. Use this web site www.balidriverinfo.com before you go to guidebooks, to find out what makes Ubud so special. Then use it after the guidebooks for up-to-date information, news and features about our extra ordinary town.

 

 

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