ubud in the top ten best cities to visit
The beautiful lush green town Ubud that nestles in Gianyar Regency of Bali never seems to lose its charm. Same has been proved as the Ubud town got included among the "Best Cities in the world to visit:World's Best 2020" a list released by Travel+Leisure, an American travel publication.
Ubud has ranked 9th in the survey right between Luang Prabang in Laos and Istanbul in Turkey, which secured the 8th and 10th positions respectively.
Ubud is famous for its lush, tranquil paddy fields with the amazing combination of culture and diverse traditional cuisines. Travelers mostly visit Ubud for solitude while at the same time looking for nature oriented adventures such as hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting or just to stroll through the beautiful paddy fields and farms.
It is also home to the largest annual literary and arts event in Southeast Asia, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival.
Ubud was also included in World's top 15 cities in 2017 the list was compiled by the same publication.
Current survey was concluded in early March right before the Covid-19 Pandemic.
“The results reflect our readers’ experiences before the pandemic, but we hope this year’s honorees will inspire your trips to come – whenever they may be,” wrote the publication.
Mexican city Oaxaca topped the ranking, followed by San Miguel de Allende in Mexico and Hoi An in Vietnam in second and third respectively.