Ubud is known as the heart of Bali, the center of art and cultural events. Located right in the heart of Bali island, about 1 hour drive from Bali’s International Airport Ngurah Rai. It is attractive to many tourists from all over the world for a variety of reasons. On a relatively small island with a horde of unique cultural attractions, Ubud is centrally located, There are plenty reasons why Ubud was recently  voted as the most fascinating region of Asia by Condé Nast Traveler.

Rice Terrace in Ubud Bali

Rice Terrace in Ubud Bali

Ubud is a remarkable Place in the Center of Bali. For more than a century, it has been the island’s preeminent center for fine arts, dance and Traditional music.

Ubud area is situated around three hundred meters above the sea level, surrounded by naturally beautiful rice fields, which makes it noticeably cooler than then other tourist destinations in Bali. The Neighboring villages are well known for unique bamboo crafts and furniture, wood- and stone carving and many other crafts.

Ubud is also known for it’s nightly traditional dance performances, which are part of the traditional culture . This event is arranged for tourists on a regular schedule. Hindu-Balinese ceremonies take place on a nearly daily basis, especially in the European summer, which is the driest and coolest season here.

Arguably one of must visit places if you are visiting Bali; especially if you’re looking for culture, comfort, nature and inspiration. Ubud is surrounded by most of the things that bring many visitors to Bali — scenic rice fields in Tegalalang, small villages along the Ayung River in Payangan, art and craft communities, ancient temples in Ubud Center and Pejeng, palaces, rivers and valleys, affordable accommodation and unique luxury Resort hotels.