The carvings are located between the rice fields on the ravine of Pekerisan river. It is said to have been carved in the 14th century and its length stretches up to 25m. Like a scroll painting the figures shows in vivid touch the daily lives of the people and animals such as monkeys, horses and bears.
Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace) is a Sekawati Kingdom Palace with beautiful Balinese traditional houses, it is still used as a residence of the royal family and parts of the palace are available for tourists to see and used as an accommodation facility. The wonderful split gate in the entrance of the palace was built by I Gusti Lenpat, also they have a splendid lookout tower called the Bale Patot situated in the south west corner which is said to be used by the king.
Blanco is a Spanish artist who came to Bali in 1952 and married a popular traditional Balinese dancer named Ni Ronji in 1953. From his appearance he goes by “Dali of Bali”. The museum was previously used as his gallery and atelier, and the interior decorations here are well expressing his personal taste. Many paintings including paintings of his wife’s are exhibited.
Kebo Edan means “Mad Buffalo”, this place was used to teach the Islam ceremony Koran, ”Siwa Bhaiwara” but now it is a Hindu Temple. There is a famous statue called “Dancing Pejeng Giant” with four penises and a snake that twines round one foot, and the other foot tramples a dead man, it is taken from a scene of Mahabarata.
A temple best known for its bronze drum “The moon of Pejeng”. Estimates for its age vary from 1,000-2,000 years old. The diameter of this drum is 160cm, height 186cm, the largest single piece cast drum in the world. Situated in the inner courtyard, its geometric patterns are said to resemble patterns from both Irian Jaya and Vietnam. The legend of its origin says that it came to earth as a fallen moon, one of the 13 moons of the Balinese legend.
Nestled in an exclusive estate surrounded by lush greenery and verdant rice fields, The Chedi Club at Tanah Gajah in Ubud, Bali offers one of the finest luxury retreats in the world. With 20 elegantly appointed villas and suites gracefully scattered over a 5-hectare expanse of rural landscaping, privacy is of the essence. Enjoy spa and dining while overlooking the lush green view.
Villa Semana is a hidden treasure deep in the Ubud area of Bali. Consisting of 10 traditional Balinese villas, each with amazing views of surrounding padi fields and the Ayung River, a stay in this exclusive retreat can be relaxing and spiritual at the same time. Villa Semana allows you to experience the romance and charm of staying in a Bali villa while enjoying the amenities of a modern hotel.
With spacious villas spectacularly located in the Ayung valley, an ideal place to relax in a tropical paradise. Guests have a choice of either the hill side view or the rice terrace view. Also guests can encounter the artistic and cultural heart of the island, walk the infamous terraced rice fields and retreat to the peace and tranquility of the Samaya Ubud.
Located in the lovely area of Ubud, Puri Sunia Resort consists of 16 rooms and 3 villas with private pools in a natural setting. It enjoys a commanding position in the restaurants, religious interests, set 3 km from the excitement of the city, this 4-star hotel has excellent location, also free trekking and yoga sessions are available.
A secluded hotel outside Ubud has villas with private plunge pools overlooking the Oos River. The airy villas have four-poster beds with billowing white curtains, outside open air pavilions and hand-carved volcanic stone bathtubs. The hotel provides shuttle service during the day to Ubud center where you can visit museums and shop for original art and crafts at reasonable prices.