A town situated in the Indonesian island Bali, Ubud boasts a rich historical heritage which is partly responsible for the growth of its tourism industry. If in search of Ubud accommodation, Alila Ubud Bali makes for an excellent choice. It is essential that you find a centrally located Ubud hotel, in order to explore the region to the fullest. Named after an ancient medicine, Ubud was back in the day, significant as a source of medicinal plants and herbs. During the late nineteenth century, the town became the seat of feudal lords who were members of Sukawati’s thesatriya family. It was following the arrival of Walter Spies that the island’s tourism started to grow. Spies along with some other foreign painters entertained various celebrities, bringing in great artists from all across Bali to train and teach the Balinese people arts, which eventually resulted in Ubud becoming the island’s cultural centre.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+