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Bali Arts and Crafts Tour Including Ubud

Bali Arts and Crafts Tour Including Ubud
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$43
Duration: 4 hours
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Description

Explore the stunning cultural heart of Bali - Ubud, home to cool mountain weather, lush green scenery and a rich history that once housed the royalty of Bali. Known for its arts and crafts cottage workshops, this half day experience allows you to engage with and observe local artisans at work.  

Explore the gold and silver workshops in the village of Celuk, home to hundreds of silversmiths and goldsmiths. Many of these artisans are from 'pande' families, members of a sub-caste of blacksmiths whose knowledge of fire and metal has traditionally put them outside the usual caste hierarchy. Moving onto the village of Mas, famous for its traditional wood carvings, you will be able to watch artisans design and carve out intricate designs for furniture and ceremonial us, before exploring Ubud and its arts and culture scene.

Your local guide will meet you in reception at your hotel, where you will depart for Celuk Village, famous for its gold and silver workshops. Explore the many cottage industry artisan workshops and galleries, where skilled artisans design and create stunningly intricate jewelry. Learn about the processes, the designs from your informative guide. 

Balinese woodcarving is considered to be one of the finest in the world. For centuries woodcarvers created sculptures influenced by traditional beliefs, and Hindu myths. Exploring the Mas Village, famous for its distinctive style of wood sculptures, you will find natural designs, as well as characters from Hindu mythology.  Engage with expert carvers who still chisel by hand, intricate designs and pieces, such as traditional Balinese masks used in Balinese ritual ceremonies. 

Your final stop is to Ubud, the artistic heart of Bali, where many local and European artisans have set up workshops and galleries. Explore these galleries with your guide, to obtain a greater understanding of Bali's art and crafts scene and history. View traditional Balinese paintings as well as a variety of works by contemporary artists, before returning to your vehicle for the return back to your hotel.

Explore the stunning cultural heart of Bali - Ubud, home to cool mountain weather, lush green scenery and a rich history that once housed the royalty of Bali. Known for its arts and crafts cottage workshops, this half day experience allows you to engage with and observe local artisans at work.  

Explore the gold and silver workshops in the village of Celuk, home to hundreds of silversmiths and goldsmiths. Many of these artisans are from 'pande' families, members of a sub-caste of blacksmiths whose knowledge of fire and metal has traditionally put them outside the usual caste hierarchy. Moving onto the village of Mas, famous for its traditional wood carvings, you will be able to watch artisans design and carve out intricate designs for furniture and ceremonial us, before exploring Ubud and its arts and culture scene.