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An itinerary to Bali is incomplete without a stopover at Ubud Palace, located right on the main Jalan Raya Ubud road. Built in the 19th century by the ruler Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel, the palace's front section with its gardens and carvings is a visual delight, while international events on art, music and literature are held inside, making this place a cultural repository of Ubud.
If you want to witness the grandeur and magnificence of Balinese architecture and art, Ubud Palace is just the right place to visit. Ubud Palace is an architectural marvel replete with beautiful and intricate carvings. Since it is still the residence of the Royal, only the front section of the massive palace is open for travellers. Lush green gardens surround the palace that not only enhances the beauty of the palace but are great to sit and relax. This palace will leave you enchanted as the grand edifice is simply spellbinding.
Also known as Puri Saren Agung, the construction of the magnificent Ubud Palace started in 1800 and continued till 1823. It was built under the supervision of Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel. This was constructed to be the official residence of the Royal Family and till today members of Ubud's Royal Family reside here.
To know the cultural and historical facts about the Ubud Palace, you can take the help of a guide. A guided tour is the best way to know and explore the palace to the fullest. You will get to learn fascinating and interesting facts and about the palace and the Royal family. So, make sure to hire a guide so as to gain full knowledge about this grand palace.
Every evening at 7:30 PM, traditional Balinese Dance is performed at the Ubud Palace. This dance form is very beautiful and will give you an insight into the culture of Bali. The melodious Gamelan music on which the dancers perform is ear-pleasing. The colourful costumes and jewellery that the dancers adorned enhance the beauty of their dance. This dance performance is something you should not miss or you will regret it.