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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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excellent setting, can get a bit boring

the setting by the lotus pond is an excellent ambiance, however there are loads of mosquitos so please do not forget your insect repellent. the performance is good, but can get a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Maybe my taste is too western, but I find the music and dance at these shows very boring?? Worth watching for a few minutes but not much more!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

the setting by the lotus pond is an excellent ambiance, however there are loads of mosquitos so please do not forget your insect repellent. the performance is good, but can get a bit boring..they give you a leaflet which describes the dances but no further information about the performance. its k if you give it a miss too.

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Renmark, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

From what I could see the performance looked ok. If you don't get there early & are seated at the back it's hard to see anything unless if you stand up. It seemed to drag on quite a bit. Looked like same stuff over & over. The mosquitoes were everywhere. Felt like I was getting eaten alive!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

It was a good experience for first timer like me to watch. But the whole performance was degraded by dancers who seemed or looked to be unsettled when came their turn to be seated or stand stationary while the others dancing or acting. They seemed to be not part of the performance when to were looking left and right, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Out Driver Made Paul Artwan suggested this spot to watch a local dance it was well worth the entry fee. It went for about 45 minutes and we where under shelter from the sun and the rain. We stopped here for an early morning performance and it was excellent. We enjoyed the atmosphere and we purchase the plate at the... More 

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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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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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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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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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