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Neka Art Museum

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Very Cool Spot. Highly recommended for family and small groups. I went with my 3 kids and boy was... read more

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YakobPatty
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Beirut, Lebanon
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very humble museum and very Balinese , large area ...and consist of more than 10 Buildings ....you... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Cool Spot. Highly recommended for family and small groups. I went with my 3 kids and boy was it surely a good time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very humble museum and very Balinese , large area ...and consist of more than 10 Buildings ....you will find The Greatest Art ....yet so Tempting .....yet So Powerful ....Must Visit if you Art Lovers .....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HiuDanny83
Reviewed October 8, 2018

The Neka Art Museum lies right off a busy street, but once we entered it felt like we were transported to a serene place. Surprisingly, there were hardly any visitors on the afternoon in which we visited, even though the town of Ubud was bustling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. The pavilions are attractive and spread through some lovely gardens. It was very quiet and peaceful on the morning we went. The art was very interesting - I particularly enjoyed the Balinese art in the first pavilion, especially the Batuan...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ros0604
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Sensational Keris collection upstairs. We spent several hours here, there is a really interesting mix of painting & sculpture ranging from traditional to contemporary.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry B
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I spent several hours wandering the galleries here. There are several pavilions with well curated exhibitions. The gardens are beautiful and so were the ducks. Lovely place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jenni M
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The museum/art gallery is a great visit in Ubud - we came on our final day looking for something easy to do and expected to spend less than an hour here. We ended up spending a good 2 hours at least taking it all in....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amy S
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Well organized museum with clear separation into several halls with distinct themes. Good captions to help you appreciate the art. Worth a visit!!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank dsingh95070
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

This museum was very easy to visit due to the small texts beside the paintings. I can really recommend this place if the sun is hot or on a rainy day. Don't miss the fifth hall of contemporary paintings from other ethnic groups in Indonesia....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Christina S
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This museum/art collection is definitely worth a visit if you are in Ubud for a few days - the paintings in the first villa and the photos from 1939 in one of the other villas are particularly good.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicholas H
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Jazmyn K
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Frank B | Reviewed this property |
I think it is Rp75,000 per person. If you stay at Villa Sanggingan just down the street which is owned By Pak Neka, you qualify for free entry.
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Jazmyn K
March 4, 2017|
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75,000 rp
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December 19, 2016|
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Response from Frank B | Reviewed this property |
I think you'll find that almost all of Arie Smit's paintings are in Neka Museum. For many of Arie's final years he was tended to by Neka and during the last decade or so of his rich life, Arie lived in Villa Sanggingan... More
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heyjayel
Singapore
Help with 1 day itinerary (3 Replies)
Hello everyone! This September, I'll be in Bali over the weekend to attend my friend's wedding and leave on Monday afternoon which only gives me about a day to do some sightseeing. Also I am not really a beach person (think photo dermatitis) so I decided on an overnight stay in Ubud before heading back to Denpasar. My friend and I would be leaving Nusa Dua (wedding venue) in the morning for Ubud and hope that someone could help me with the flow of our trip. I do have to consider that my...More
August 24, 2014|
Response fromGkaz_13|
Dear Heyjayel, To visit all that places, It will take 9-10 hours. But you have to start early, at 8.30 or 9 a.m will be perfect. To see the first place is depending of which hotel do you will staying in Ubud. Lunch are available at Ubud and Tegalalang ( rice terrace). Other recommend place are : Ubud traditional art market, Ubud Palace, Monkey forest, Bali Zoo, Agro tourism (civet coffee / some coffee and tea are free to taste). All recommend places are near Ubud. Happy holiday. ...More
CarloRago
Paranaque
Bali Tour from Airport to Ubud (4 Replies)
Hi! Our flight is arriving at 8am and we will be staying in Ubud. I am planning to rent a car with a driver to pick us up and bring us to our resort. in order to maximize our time, I am wondering if it would be possible to include a whole day tour as follows: - Batubulan village Batik factory - Celuk Village Gold and silver factory - Sukawati Art Village - Mas Village Wood Carvers - Ubud: Hotel & Lunch - Tegalang Rice Terraces - Bedelu (Goa Gajah) Elephant Cave - Museum...More
January 05, 2014|
Response fromMangoMunky|
Carlo: I don't really think your idea of a first day in Bali is such a great one for several reasons. One, you will be just arriving at the airport and getting used to Bali and the language, currency, and what prices are for goods here in Bali. Secondly, the type of itinerary you have mentioned is what tour groups usually get taken to so that the travel agents get large commissions on shoppping. If you want to do this type of shopping, then fine, but perhaps do it another day. You will find a...More
Damdoom81
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Feedback on our 7 days Itinerary, please! (3 Replies)
Hello there! I'd like it if someone can please give us a feedback on our 6N/7D itinerary in Bali .. You may also suggest more locations to visit .. Saturday 1st Mar --> Arrive to Bali at noon, take a taxi to the hotel in Seminyak & chill around .. Sunday 2nd Mar --> Tour drive - 2 options: ** Option 1 - Rice fields visit in Tabanan to see Jatiluwih or Pupuan .. Then drive to Ubud to visit these places: Pura Saraswati Temple, Monkey Forest & Neka Art Museum .. **...More
January 08, 2014|
Response fromMangoMunky|
My best suggestion is that you divide your trip into two different locations. Your beach location (Seminyak which you have already decided upon) and then Ubud for your trips and sightseeing. Most of the places you have decided to see are much closer from Ubud, and you will be spending extra time in traffic every time you want to sightsee..about 1 or 1.5 hours each way, or 3 hours a day total just in extra driving time. Example, Kintamani is just one hour from Ubud, about 2 or more hours from...More