One of the magnificent living hall inside Ubud Palace Puri Saren Agung. (Previous Photo)
Puri Saren Agung (Royal Palace, Water Palace), (across Jl Raya Ubud from Ubud Market). 9AM-5PM daily. This was the palace of the kings of Ubud until the 1940s, and some royal descendants live there to this day. The compound has many ornate corners and was mostly built after the 1917 earthquake. Parts of the complex are off limits to the public, but entry to the rest is free. (Sourse: Wiki travel)
Althought Puri Saren Agung (Ubud Palace) is suggest by most of the travel website and travel magazine as a place that must visit, but I doubt after I reach there. Actually after pass through the first entrance (previous photo), we found that all of the second entrance are close. Peeping into the yard through the only door that open, we found that a group of tourists are visiting inside, and we follow their steps to take a look the royal living hall too. Allow or not allow for visiting, it is still remain as a query for me. With only first entrance is open but all second entrance are closed, that mean visitors only can see a stage for presentation and a very small garden.
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PaulVDV (29845) 2011-11-13 18:09
Splendid architecture picture!
Excellent presentation of the wonderful architectural details. The combination of the golden and the red tones works well.
Best regards, Paul
kato (11630) 2011-11-13 20:57
You're capturing well this architecture by very excellent tone/clarity, so it's impressive and interesting to see this living hall with symmetry and gorgeous ornament. It's impressive in ceiling/wall with red color and golden sculpture. Probably, it is the architecture which the highly-skilled craftsman created over long years.
Graal (103034) 2011-11-13 23:28
beautiful decorative elements and details. Good symmetric composition and presentation from Bali. Very nice colours. Well informations. Photo well done also.
Have a nice day.
TopGeo (38216) 2011-11-13 23:36
Hello Ally A typical picture of the architecture and charm in a composition that connects the color level with art decoration! beautiful decorative elements and details. Wonderful combination of contrasting colors! great POV, great framing intense colours,
pajaran (62548) 2011-11-14 0:55
Dobar tekst o mestu i palati ...
Lep pogle na ulaz palate, vrlo interesantna i lepa fasada, ulazna vrata, stubovi i sa lepi ukrasi.
Dobra ostrina snimka i prikaz mnogo lepim bojama.
Dobar rad, lepa fotografija, moje cestitke na prikazu.
Sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela.
Good article on the place and the palace ...
Nice pogle the entrance of the palace, the very interesting and beautiful facades, doors, pillars and beautiful decorations.
Good length and severity display many beautiful colors.
Good work, beautiful pictures, my congratulations on the display.
All the best in the new week, which has begun.
Bluejeans (64251) 2011-11-14 4:59
Ola Ally ,
Lindo este interior deste palácio em tons de vermelho e dourado , tem um belo trabalho de arte , gostei muito destas colunas , boa luz , parabéns!!
Um abraço Gonçalo
pierrefonds (68143) 2011-11-14 5:02
The columns are framing well the door. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the architecture of the living hall of the Ubd Palace. The afternoon light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.
ChrisJ (116108) 2011-11-14 6:46
Plenty of ornate detail here to see with the gold painted woodwork. Excellent sharpness & good tight framing on the Hindu Temple. Vivid colour & nice saturation. Terima kasih banyak!
peppe59 (14555) 2011-11-14 8:15
beautiful colors in this temple of prayer, great pomp, very nice!
thanks for sharing and good week
adramad (46986) 2011-11-14 8:20
No doubt a magnificent and majestic hall, and could not be otherwise, they correspond to a palace, a profusion of wood carvings and gold after it is a work of great artists.
The picture is crisp and delicious to linger in contemplation of the many details, very good light and a beautiful color. TFS.
Waylim (25502) 2011-11-14 17:55
Beautiful palace, reminded me of some of the palace and temple in Thailand, Beautiful and details work, great color of gold and red, very festive. Good symetrical composition and wonderful POV.
danos (99870) 2011-11-15 0:29
nice the view of the interior living hall inside Ubud Palace,with the red colour to dominates the scene.I like the well decorated interior of the Palace,with the details to be superb.
rodgerg (55767) 2011-11-15 2:13
An another excellent piece in your interesting serie of presnetation of beautiful religious architectur. Here too the POV and the framing are very well selected for give a pleasnt impression of symetry. Beautiful colors and details very well collected.
janusz2054 (2) 2011-11-15 2:13
Wonderful composition, beautiful temple with interesting architecture.
Beautiful colour and intricate details.Well done.
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-11-15 9:42
The beauty and the wealth of this hall is plainly incredible. The photo of excellent quality shows numerous details. The light, the colors, the neatness are excellent. Bravo.
Have a nice day
dip (23890) 2011-11-16 3:26
an interesting and beautiful image of the impressive decorated palace!
very well framed and composed,
sacimar (26879) 2011-11-17 7:39
this is an impressive hall, magnificent and beautiful one, the details are very good, it's a different image, well seen,
papagolf21 (103834) 2011-11-18 5:20
Bonjour, chère Ally,
Cette image est magnifiée par le décor enchanteur. L'or brille de mille feux.
La décoration est de toute beauté.
Merci de nous faire partager ces fabuleux trésors.
s_lush (16438) 2011-11-19 3:53
This colorful and beautiful scene shows that the Ubud Palace is highly aesthetically designed and extremely richly decorated. You has composed the scene perfectly and captured it with such a high quality that all wonderful details are visible quite well. Excellent presentation of such an interesting place!
pablominto (53746) 2011-11-19 23:57
Amazing interior details, can't help wondering how much labour that was put into this amazing room!
Ant the image is very well exposed, letting the viewer enjoy all the wonderful details...
An attractive symmetrical composition too..!
jmdias (65587) 2011-11-21 0:31
impressive addornments and details, a style I never saw before but that remind me baroque and arabian style because its rich amount of details. nice job with light, framing and sharpness. TFS.
skippy007 (12510) 2011-11-26 3:06
Hello Ally, This is a beautiful architectural image, all the elaborate details are clearly visible, magnificent colour contrast between the red & gold, the red is a real eye catcher. Thanks also for your interesting note.
kordinator (20919) 2011-11-29 3:12
Splendid architectural details you captured.
Beautiful decorative elements and details.
Good symmetric composition.
Interesting information in your note.
Atousa (7131) 2011-11-29 8:23
What a magnificent shot!.. it is really a majestic hall full of nice details.. I also like your chosen pov.. very well captured.. tfs
Best regards, Atousa
sacavem (18620) 2011-11-30 2:58
Pretty photograph, well is framed. It is succeeded in seeing the elements of architecture,with excellent colors and clarity.
jemaflor (99123) 2011-12-03 10:52
Very beautiful view, well taken and perfect light and colors, sharpness is well managed, tfs.
ManuMay (36273) 2011-12-09 0:29
Excellent sharpness and definition, very good colours qualities amd superb golden tones...an amazing place very well captured...
abmdsudi (55658) 2011-12-09 7:48
Its a unique interior architecture. Lovely in every detailed captured in such a natural room light. Well composed in excellent clarity, sharpness, contrast and warm tones. The most attractive is the framing, the repetitive columns are lined diagonally enhancing the depth of limited space. The point of view gives us the opportunity to exploit the image in great detail for maximum impact..The intricate design is a real eye puller. A great photographic work, an elegant architecture well taken. Well done and Congrats.
fritzi007 (11161) 2012-02-11 5:25
very impressive, this palace, beautiful decorations, very interesting!
tomi1 (2218) 2012-02-15 20:30
I do not know whether you had time to explore more this entrance hall or not. It seems to be covered by golden stuff. Can be golden ink in timber embroidered details. But can be stone stuff either.Ifg the descendents own this palace I understand they want privacy. Such palace may contain a wealth that cannot be displayed. Certainly there must be men ready to defend it. Lucky public for still may visit part of it where were given allowance. Again I reforce the idea the palace cannnot be exposed. But at the day it becomes public then the state knows what must be done. (Ally the man with the slipper is not in hollidays. He was the man who took us in the raft). A hug Tomi
- Copyright: Ally Theanlyn (shevchenko) (20548)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-08-08
- Categories: Architecture
- Exposure: f/3.2, 1/15 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Bali - The World of Merus
- Date Submitted: 2011-11-13 18:06