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Legong and Barong Waksirsa Dance

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Address: Jl. Monkey Forrest, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 361 943986
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Description: Combinitaion traditional Dance between Barong Dance and Waksirsa dance in...
Combinitaion traditional Dance between Barong Dance and Waksirsa dance in Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali
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What an Art!!

We left our cafe near this venue to take in the Legong and Barong Waksirsa Dance, presented by Sanggar, Suwara Guna Kanti (Abangan) , at the Balai Banjar Ubud Kelod. The temple... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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maryland, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We left our cafe near this venue to take in the Legong and Barong Waksirsa Dance, presented by Sanggar, Suwara Guna Kanti (Abangan) , at the Balai Banjar Ubud Kelod. The temple right by the football field on Monkey Forest road, can't be missed. The dancing and gamelan playing is an amazing, huge treat. One dancer was definitely double jointed,... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great night out in Ubud. Traditional dancing with amazing colourful costumes. Held in the Royal Palace in Ubud Bali Indonesia, every friday night at 7.30pm till 9.00pm. The cost is 80,000 rupia (around $8 australian).

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Almere-Stad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is a must see if you stay here, part of Balinese culture. It is a bit of a long sit (one hour) but worth it. The music is a bit repetitive, but I would definitely go to one of the dances in the Ubud Palace, this one I think is the best.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great cultural experience and photos! You will be handed an English translation of the performance beforehand that teaches you about ancient Indonesian beliefs, traditions and culture. Follow the text as the dances progress.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Boring? Could be considered so. But you will take at least something out of it if you keep the right mindset. Remember that this is a traditional Balinese dance, performed in a traditional Balinese setting. If it's not raining, it will be performed in the open Air at the Ubud Palace. If it's raining, it will be performed in the... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Watching the Legong dance at the royal palace gives one a taste of the life of a Balinese Sultan, apart from the plastic chair we sit on. The Gamelan (Balinese orchestra) is excellent with beautiful music to match the exquisite performance of the dancers. The costumes and make-up are something to watch for - truly Balinese and they were professionally... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Ineresting performence of local culture, but have no idea at all what the story tells...the ordinary platform locates inside the palace, but when it's raining, they will move to an building nearby. unfortunately it's raining when I watched. Less charming...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Experience Balinese culture and some cheekiness with the characters. You can have your photo taken with the dancer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Loved the expression, story lines and the fact that written story line was distributed upon entry. Outdoor performances added a mystic to each performance. The live music that accompanied many of the performances was wonderful.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Ubud Palace is a nice place to see during the day, but the dance performed there at night is not much. Left before the end of it. Not worth the money at all. For truly spectacular traditional dance, I would recommend the one at Uluwatu Temple (Pura Luhur Uluwatu).

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