Ubud is the very heart
of Bali - both geographically and metaphorically – Bali’s cultural capital
where art and craft intermingle and all manner of eccentrics, autocrats,
hippies, bohemians, altruists, gourmets, Bali royalty, and of course, artists
form an intriguing amalgamation that feels so much more connected to the local
culture than in resort enclaves elsewhere in Bali.... Read more
Ubud Palace / Puri Saren
This gorgeous palace is set in the center of Ubud, Bali with a traditional art market just in front of it. Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel who commanded from year 1800 - 1823 founded it. This was the palace of the Kings of Ubud until the 1940s, and some royal descendants live there to this day. Parts of the complex are off limits to the public, but entry ...