Must see entertainment in Bali

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    Kecak Dance

    Although the performance obviously caters for tourists, the gorgeous setting at Pura Luhur Ulu Watu in a small amphitheatre in a leafy part of the grounds…

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    Sharing a building with the vegan Earth Cafe & Market, this surprisingly plush 150-seat cinema screens two films daily. The price of admission is…

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    Pura Taman Saraswati

    The beauty of the setting may distract you from the dancers, although at night you can’t see the lily pads and lotus flowers that are such an attraction…

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    Pura Dalem Ubud

    This open-air venue in a temple compound has a flame-lit, carved-stone backdrop and is an evocative place to see a dance performance. Different companies…

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    Padang Tegal Kaja

    A simple, open terrace in a convenient location. In many ways this location hints at what dance performances have looked like in Ubud for generations…

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    Upstairs Lounge Cinema Club

    State-of-the-art screenings of new, classic, art-house and unusual movies in a comfy and small cinema. Admission is free with any food purchase from the…

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    Puri Agung Peliatan

    A simple setting backed by a large carved wall where excellent performances of Legong and the Kecak fire dance are staged. A free shuttle leaves the Ubud…

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    ARMA Open Stage

    Hosts some of the best troupes performing Barong and Legong dance. On nights when there is a new or full moon, the Cak Rina trance and fire dance is held…

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    Oka Kartini

    Regular shadow-puppet shows are held at Oka Kartini, which also has a boutique.

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    Ubud Palace

    Performances are held here against a beautiful backdrop.