Ubud Palace and Art Market is one of the main tourist destinations in the center of Ubud in addition to Monkey Forest. Where these two places are located side by side. Ubud Palace Bali is the famous building of the Kingdom of Ubud with its heyday in the 18th century. Many foreign tourists come to Bali, especially visiting the Ubud area in the early 1930s
Why only in Ubud ( Ubud Palace and Art Market )
This was due to the ability of Tjokorde Gede Agung Sukawati who ruled Ubud (brother of Raja Sukawati - Tjokorde Gede Raka Sukawati) in English and Dutch. In addition, because of the ability and knowledge of the king of Ubud about business, a guest house was built for tourists to stay in Ubud. The development of Ubud tourism is also due to the arrival of painting artist Walter Spiers to Ubud to live and paint in Ubud.
The height of Walter Spiers in Ubud makes the trend among foreign painting artists to work in Ubud. Through these paintings, Ubud became famous overseas, because of paintings by foreign painters, portraying life in Ubud, as well as foreign painters doing exhibition of paintings abroad.
A number of painting associations were founded by Tjokorde Gede Agung (king of Ubud) among them, Walter Spies and Rudolf Bonnet, as well as several local artists named Pita Maha. The aim of this painting association is to gather Balinese artists to teach art to young people in the Ubud area. Therefore, until now, the tourist attraction of Ubud has become an Art Markert and museum center in Bali.
What you can to visit and do near by Ubud Palace and Art Market )
Some places that you can visit in the center of Ubud Ubud, near Ubud Palace and Art Market, such as: Monkey forest, Arma Museum, Puri Lukisan Museum, Saraswati temple, Blancko Museum. All places location in the central of ubud. If you stay in ubud walking is the best choice and cheapest away to get them.
Then you can also find other amazing places and activities around Ubud, such as: Tegalalang terraced rice fields, wood craft centers, gold and silver craft centers, Tegenungan waterfalls, old temples with unique architecture, Quad bike adventures, Bali zoo park, arum rapids and much more. To be able to visit all the amazing places that are in the vicinity of Ubud Palace and the Art Market, it will not be enough to be done in one day.