Ubud Images 22 images Created 12 Jun 2010
Ubud is located amongst rice paddies and steep ravines in the central foothills of the Gianyar regency of Bali. Bali's major arts and culture center, it has developed a large tourism industry and is a favorite of travelers to Bali. The town's original importance was as a source of medicinal herbs and plants - Ubud gets its name from the Balinese word "ubad" for medicine. There are some remarkable architectural sights, artistic gems to be found, and a general feeling of well being to be enjoyed, all thanks to the spirit, surroundings, and climate of the place.