Ubud Palace – Puri Saren Royal Palace

Ubud Palace

Ubud Palace is one of the interesting places to visit during your trips to Ubud village. Puri Saren is the Royal Ubud Palace located in heart of Ubud, it’s just 5 minutes from Bali Tourist Attractions Ubud Monkey Forest, and a step from Ubud Traditional Market.

All You Need To Know About Puri Saren Ubud Palace

Ubud Palace is situated in the heart of Ubud Village and is appointed as a tourist destination that is many visited by tourists every day. Ida Tjkorda Putu Kande is the founder of the Ubud Kingdom who led the kingdom from 1800 to 1823. This palace is a center of art and culture while the market is just in front of it as a center of the local community’s economy. The existence of this place as the king’s palace was completed by a Wantilan (a big traditional building/hall for meeting venue) and a shady banyan tree as shelter during the day. The existence of the market as a center of social economy is always set side by side with the palace as a center of art and cultural life. It is meaning that the meeting of two poles reflects the dynamic of the local community’s life and for the king at that time can be used to assess the success of the improvement of art, cultures, and the local community’s economy.

Ubud Palace, a Place to Visit and Stay

The tourists who have the tour package to Ubud will not feel that they have been to Ubud if they were not invited to visit Puri Saren and the traditional art market, because both of these tourist objects are the soul and identity of the Ubud Village. Puri Saren is a center of the Ubud Empire and has started the tourism life in Ubud especially and Bali generally. The palace is very artistic and owns a high esthetic value supported by the good temperature that can give coolness and comfort to every visitor including the artist from Europe. Some European artists who have visited and stayed in Ubud include Rudolf Bonnet, Walter Spies, Arie Smith, Antonio Blanco, Han Snell, etc. these artists through their painting works have indirectly promoted the Bali’s tourism because the theme and object of their paintings are the cultures and nature of Bali.

Ubud Palace as Tourist Destinations in Ubud

Ida Tjokorda Gde Agung Sukawati has made use of his palace as a place to stay for distinguished guests. In 1928, the Tjampuhan Hotel has been established for the royal guests and in 1934, this hotel is appointed as the accommodation for the royal guests and also used as the activity center of the Pita Maha Organization. The Tjampuhan Hotel is the oldest in Ubud with traditional-style buildings integrated into the environment. In a subsequent development, Ubud as a tourist destination and become one of the tourist destinations in Gianyar Regency with special characteristics and specifications.

The Royal Ubud Palace Location

Address: Jl. Raya Ubud, Ubud, Gianyar, Ubud, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia

The Related Bali Tour Packages To See The Royal Ubud Palace

Ubud Royal Palace is one of the most interesting places in Ubud and most Bali Full Day Tour Packages include this tourist destination on their tour itinerary, such as;

Ubud Palace is situated in a sightseeing area that is very close to other tourist destinations such as Goa Gajah, Ubud Traditional Market, and Tegalalang Rice Terrace.