Visit traditional art villages of Tohpati to see how traditional batik clothes are made, Celuk Village to see silver jewelry making and Batuan Village which is famous for its Balinese classical style of painting. Batuan painting artists have brought this Balinese art to be more and more famous. Painters from the village have been known since the 1930s for their dense, immensely detailed paintings of Balinese ceremonies, Balinese dancer and daily life theme painting. Batuan artists have different style compared to other places in Bali, Batuan painting style is more dynamic in perspective than Western paintings. Batuan painting has no focus, all objects appear simultaneously at once. After Batuan, we visit Tegenungan Waterfall before continuing the trip to Ubud Village to visit Ubud Royal Palace, the home of the Ubud royal family since the end of the 19th century. Ubud Palace, also known as Puri Saren or Puri Saren Agung located in the heart of Ubud near the traditional art market. Visitors can explore the pavilion and gardens in the castle area.
After visiting Ubud we proceed to Tanah Lot Temple, one of the most popular religious attractions in Indonesia. This temple which is located on the northwestern coast of Bali is erected on a black rock that juts into the beach with rippling water. The sunset here is very beautiful.
Places of interest to visit :
Tohpati Village ‣ Batik becomes one of the cultural heritage of Indonesia and it must be preserved. The craft was first known internationally when the President Suharto wore it during the UN conference. Finally, the use of Batik cloth became more and more popular until now. One of the famous batik craftsmen village is in Tohpati Village.
Celuk Village ‣ One of several craft villages in Gianyar regency is Celuk Village which is known as the “silver village” because of its silver jewelry production. Craftsmen here make silver and gold jewelry and crafts at their homes and workshops for centuries. A visit to Celuk Village gave tourists the opportunity to see the artisans in action and buy their handicrafts directly on the spot.
Batuan Village ‣ The Batuan Village is located in Gianyar Regency, not so far from Ubud. It remains a village of the community of painting artists. It is not surprising that the temple in Pura Batuan is a classic part of Balinese architecture, with separate gates, stone walls, temple buildings with alang-alang roofs, and detailed carvings.
Ubud Royal Palace ‣ The home of the Ubud royal family since the end of the 19th century, Ubud Palace, also known as Puri Saren or Puri Saren Agung is located in the heart of Ubud near the traditional art market. Visitors can explore the pavilion and gardens in the castle area. There is no entrance ticket to visit the Ubud Castle which is still occupied by this royal family, which is like the Ubud Market free for everyone to enter.
Tegenungan Waterfall ‣ Not so far from Ubud there is a big waterfall called Tegenungan Waterfall where the water looks white falling from the top of a black rock cliff into a calm pond. It’s about 20 meters high. The view of this waterfall is truly impressive. In addition, visitors can also find smaller hidden waterfalls, simple food stalls and a charming cave with holy springs.
Tanah Lot Temple ‣ Tanah Lot Temple is one of the most popular religious attractions in Indonesia. This temple, which is located on the northwest coast of Bali, is erected on a black rock that juts into the beach with rippling water. Incredible ocean views, clear coastal air, and a spiritual aura that attracts visitors to this unique holy place for Hindus.