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Ubud, Bali Ranked Among the World 10 Friendliest Cities by Conde Nast Traveler

Ubud, Bali Ranked Among the World 10 Friendliest Cities by Conde Nast Traveler

Posted on August 27, 2013 in Bali, Toerisme, Travel

Ubud, Bali among the friendliest tourism destinations

Worthy of note it that Bali’s hillside community of Ubud tied for ninth place together with Kilkenny, Ireland as the friendliest place to visit on a holiday.

Ubud, BaliConde Nast’s list of the friendliest tourism destinations:

1. Florianopolis, Brazil
2. Hobart, Tasmania
3. Thimpu, Bhutan
4. Queenstown, New Zealand
5. Charleston, South Carolina
6. Paro, Bhutan Tied with: 6. Margaret River, Australia
7. Mandalay, Burma
9. Kilkenny, Ireland Tied with: 9. Ubud, Bali
10. Chiang Mai, Thailand

The town of Ubud, in the uplands of Bali, Indonesia, is known as a center for traditional crafts and dance. The surrounding Ubud District’s rainforest and terraced rice paddies, dotted with Hindu temples and shrines, are among Bali’s most iconic landscapes. Ancient holy sites include the Tirta Empul temple complex, intricately carved Goa Gajah (“Elephant Cave”) and Gunung Kawi with its rock-cut shrines.

Villa Sabandari, small boutique hotel in Ubud, Bali

About Dirk Weemaes

Keeping an eye on Villa Sabandari since 2009. Google+

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