The 15th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) will open on October 24, 2018. UWRF is a celebration of world-class literature and art that brings 180 more awesome figures from 30 countries around the world who will perform on one stage . From October 24-28, they will share stories, ideas and inspiration in 70 discussion panel sessions which will be located in the main venue, namely Taman Baca, Indus Restaurant, and NEKA Museum that can be visited during Bali tour.
There are more than 100 other programs consisting of film screenings, book launches, art exhibitions, Festival Clubs, and many more.
In addition to the Main Program in the form of discussion panels, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival also has a row of art programs that present poets, musicians, dancers, directors, and artists from Indonesia and other countries.
Some of these art programs are unpaid events that can be accessed by the public and enjoyed by anyone.
Literary lovers can meet writers from all over the world. Movie connoisseurs have the opportunity to talk with famous directors.
Art enthusiasts can admire various art installations and dissolve in the harmony of their favorite musicians and worshipers of poetry and words can also express themselves in the best container they need.
UWRF will satisfy the desire of book lovers by holding book launches in several locations around Ubud.
The themes and types of books also vary, from history to politics, novels to photo books and art enthusiasts can also enjoy art installations by the best artists from Indonesia.
UWRF visitors can also enjoy other art exhibitions such as GloBALIzation which illustrate the opposite culture and modernity, PAUSE; URBAN DECAY which presents urban space photography works, the Fertile Period of the works of Indonesian female artists, and many more.
For fans of poetry, UWRF provides space for expression to read their best work in Poetry and Expression Picnic sessions that will be held in Poetry Park.
In addition, UWRF also presents Women of Words Poetry Slam supported by PWAG Indonesia to celebrate feminism and diversity in a series of beautiful words.
The UWRF Closing Night Party is an art event full of music, dance and appreciation, which can be enjoyed from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday (10/28/18) at the Blanco Renaissance Museum.
For further information, visit the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival website at

Ubud is one of the districts located in Gianyar regency, Bali. Tourist attractions in Ubud Bali already famous in the western hemisphere since the 1930. Tourist attractions ubud famous for its location which is located very strategically between the rice fields and forests and the mountain ravines that make Ubud nature so beautiful. Traveller who want to visit Bali must come to Ubud, in addition to enjoying the beauty of culture and tourism, here is also very suitable for you who want to find an atmosphere of tranquility. The people who live in tourist attractions in Ubud Bali live harmoniously and their pulse comes from the arts and culture that has been attached since the first. Do not be surprised, if you visit Ubud during Bali tour you will find many galleries – art galleries, art performances and everything would be fun.
1. Ubud Royal Palace, Age Over 200 Years
This Royal Palace of Ubud is named Puri Saren Ubud and better known as Puri Ubud. Ubud Castle was built by Ida Tjokorda Putu Kandel around the 1800s. The beauty of Puri Agung Ubud is still original even though the times have changed considerably.
Many local and foreign tourists who stop at this Palace, because not just beautiful, history attached to the palace is also a tourist attraction for a stopover. In this palace is almost every night held dance performances, such as Barong Ubud dance and you can see directly. The location of this palace is in the middle of the tourist attractions in Ubud Bali.
To enter the location of this tour is not charged, only if you want to watch the performing arts held by the manager, you must pay the cost of tickets performances art.
2. Enjoying Terraced Rice Terraces Tegalalang, Natural And Healthful
Terraced rice fields Tegalalang is one of the tourist attractions in Ubud Bali that you should try.
Here you can see the beauty of terraced rice fields from the height, already can be sure the air is fresh. Not wrong if this place becomes one of the favorite places tourists to spend vacation time. On the fringe of rice terraces are found many cafes – cafes that you can make a place to relax.
3. Monkey Forest Ubud, Family Places of Interest
Monkey Forest Ubud is one of the tourist attractions in Ubud Bali which is located in a protected forest that is still beautiful and cool guys. In this one tourist spot you can find many apes.
This place becomes one of the options for you who visit Bali with family, because here you will meet with other families who come from various regions in Indonesia.
4. Pace Your Adrenaline With Rafting In The Ayung River
Ayung River is one of the tourist attractions in Ubud Bali which is very famous for its rafting. You can try this one activity.
Many tourists are interested to try rafting on the river Ayung, the reason is because the rapids in this river is relatively safe for anyone who wants to try. If you want to try this rafting sensation, the activity has started open since 10 am.
5. Nyuh Yellow Village, Beautiful Tourism Village In Ubud Bali
Nyuh Kuning Village is a tourist village area in Ubud Bali guys. In this village you will witness the original life of Balinese people. This village is rather difficult to achieve because of the natural conditions, but the location of this village is quite strategic, just behind the tourist attractions Monkey Forest Ubud Bali.
In this village there are several hotels and villas are designed in such a way that anyone does not realize that the building is a commercial building, because the magic is similar to other village buildings. In Nyuh Kuning Village there is a restaurant that is quite famous restaurant Laka Leke. This restaurant regularly presents art performances, such as kecak dance, Barong and various kinds. If you want to enjoy the beauty of this tourist village, you must rent a vehicle like a bicycle or motorcycle, because you can be sure your holiday will be more fun.
6. Sukawati Art Market Ubud, Famous Market In Ubud
Ever watch Eat, Pray, Love movie starring Julia Robert guys? Well, one of his scene is in Art Market Sukawati Ubud. Ever since the movie was screened in theaters, this market became very popular and was overrun by many tourist guys.
7. Bukit Campuhan / Campuhan Hill Ubud, The Place of Pleasure – The Road In Ubud
Trip trek on Campuhan hill along 9 kilometers will make you be healthy. Because of the fresh atmosphere you will get here. The main attraction of the trip at Campuhan Hill is the towering green hills. On the way you will see the more beautiful interior of Bali.
8. Riding Elephant In Taro Village Ubud.
The village of Taro Tegalalang Ubud is one of the best places for you who want to ride an elephant. You will be spoiled for 30 minutes by the largest animal in the world. For 30 minutes you will be taken walking around the village that has this beautiful scenery.
The cost required to ride this elephant is quite expensive, but comparable to the pleasure you will get.
9. Watch Kecak Dance Performances At Pura Taman Saraswati Ubud
Pura Taman Saraswati Ubud is a temple dedicated to worshiping the Goddess of Saraswati. This temple is located on Jalan Kajeng, Ubud. Appearance This temple is more beautiful decorated by lotus flowers that grow in the pond around this temple.
This temple is a favorite destination of foreign and local tourists. In this temple there is a staging stage of Kecak dance that famous. You can watch this unique dance directly in this Pura Sawaswati.
The best time to visit this temple is at around 19:30 pm just before the start of the dance performances kecak.
10. Neka Ubud Museum, Witnessing the Work of Famous Painters In Indonesia
Neka Ubud Museum was founded in 1982 guys. The name of the museum is taken from the name of a teacher who likes to collect paintings, his name is Suteja Neka.
This beautiful building has Balinese architecture guys. For you art lovers, do not miss the tourist attractions in Ubud Bali this one, in the museum Neka there are about 300 paintings that come from various places both abroad and Indonesia.
The museum is open daily except for national holidays.
11. Ubud Puri Lukisan Museum, The Oldest Museum In Bali
Museum Puri Lukisan Ubud is the oldest museum on the island of Bali. The museum is specially filled with traditional paintings and traditional wood carvings.
For you lovers of paintings and traditional Balinese carvings, the Puri Lukisan Ubud Museum is the right choice for you to visit. The museum is open from 9.00 am to 18.00 Bali time except Nyepi day.
12. Tampaksiring Presidential Palace
Tampaksiring Palace was founded by President Soekarno in Manukaya Village, Tampaksiring District, Gianyar Regency, Bali. Of the six presidential palaces in Indonesia, Tampaksiring palace has a uniqueness, which is located on the architecture of the building. If the other presidential palace building thick with european architecture, while Tampaksiring Palace built with the architectural style of the archipelago and thick with Balinese culture.
Tampaksiring Presidential Palace is one of the tourist attractions in Ubud Bali that you must visit. In addition to beautiful, many stories of Indonesian history will you find here. To visit here, you must get permission first from the palace complex guard.
13. Pura Tirta Empul Tampak Siring
In addition to Tampaksiring Presidential Palace, one of the famous tourist attractions is Pura Tirta Empul Tampak Siring better known tourists as Tirta Empul.
The attraction of Tirta Empul is a natural spring used by Hindus to bathe and invoke the holy throne. If you travel to Ubud Bali, do not miss this wista place. Because this is one of the favorite tourist attractions of local and foreign tourists.
14. Gunung Kawi Cliff Temple
If you are in Ubud by Bali car rental, do not forget to stop by Gunung Kawi Temple. This temple was built around the 11th century. The location is near the Pakerisan river in the area of ‚Äč‚ÄčTampaksiring located in the northeast of Ubud tourist attractions in Bali.
Gunung Kawi Climbing Tour is one of the ancient tourism and is a nature reserve in Bali, many foreign tourists who stop here.

In this place you can meet with a flock of birds Kokokan, observe their behavior, and heard the booms. You too can enjoy the beauty of the expanse of paddy fields in the village of Petulu. Events like this will be able to keep your mind a break from the bustle of work.
To reach this location is quite convenient. You can pass the path Ubud-Kintamani using Bali Tour service. When we got there, you should slow down the vehicle, because the birds Kokokan sometimes passing in the middle of the road.
In this place there are the two best spots for bird watching Kokokan, which is at the Balai Banjar Petulu Gunung and in the northern part of ticket purchase. The view presented in these two spots are different.
From Balai Banjar Petulu Gunung you can enjoy the scenery of rice fields, while in the northern part will look Petulu Village housing the shade of a tree. The best time for bird watching Kokokan is in the afternoon, around 17:00 to 18:00. At this hour, the parent birds Kokokan will return to the nest to feed their young.
During the day, the mother will wander in search of food, so all that remains is a young bird. For the people of Banjar Petulu Gunung, Kokokan already like part of their family. Although often dirt littering the streets, but residents there are no objections. Residents were always letting the trees grow tall in front of the house in order
Kokokan have a place to make a nest. Trees will be felled only if considered dangerous. Residents of Banjar Petulu Gunung indeed create artificial forest for Kokokan birds.
Located not far from their nests are present. But it seems they do not want to move there. Aside from being a Kokokan bird habitat, Petulu Village Ubud Bali is home artisans wooden frames. The results of this craft also been marketed to the outside of Bali.