Ubud is known history back to the eighth century, when a Javanese Hindu priest Marhandya sage came to Bali from Java, and meditating on the confluence of two rivers in Campuan Wos, just west of the modern city center. A temple was established and later expanded by Nirartha, Javanese priest who is regarded as the founder of the Bali religious practices and rituals as we know them today. At this time the area was a center of natural medicine and healing, and that is how the name originated Ubud: Ubad is an ancient Bali for drugs.
Further temples and monasteries established over the next 400 hundred years or more. The temple complex in Gunung Kawi, and the cave temples in Goa Gajah (east and northeast of Ubud), architectural remains from this period. Lots of dance, drama and ritual still practiced in Ubud today, originated at this time. King Airlangga ruled throughout Java and Bali in this era, and the seat of government is located in what is now the village of Batuan, just southeast of Ubud.
Royal Palace is located in the center of Ubud itself across Ubud Market. It is the home of the last king and visitors are welcome to wander the gardens and take in the yard. dance performances of traditional Balinese dance is performed here on the night. a glimpse of the history of Ubud.
Ubud Bali is a town on the Indonesian island of Bali in Ubud sub district is very beautiful, nestled between rice paddies and steep ravines in the central foothills of the Gianyar regency. One of Bali’s major arts and cultural center, has developed a large tourism industry and is often visited by foreign tourists.
Ubud Bali has a population of about 40,000 people. More recently, it has become difficult to distinguish the town itself from the villages surrounding it. The area surrounding the town consisted of small farms, fields, and forests.
Ubud Market is located in the center of Ubud itself, at Raya Ubud, across the street from the Royal Palace. It is a large area of several buildings housing about 100 of market stalls. This is a good place to go and buy souvenirs to see most of the items are made in Bali for sale in one place. Haggling is expected. It is possible to spend all day in this market depends on your shopping needs. For those who’ve never been to ubud bali will definitely want to come back again to feel how beautiful the town of Ubud.