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Awesome Cultural Experience

Go to this place if you are looking for a fun cultural activity. Awesome for kids. There's Balinese... read more

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Meg C
must try activities for kiddos in ubud

In Pondok Pekak Library you can learn Balinese Dance, Balinese Gamelan, how to make jewelry, wood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
itnad
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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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Originally established as a neighborhood library for expats in dire need of a good read, Pondok Pekak has evolved into a community center for tourists, expats and locals. In addition to a fully-stocked adult and children's library, Pondok Pekak has...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Dewi Sita St., Ubud (behind Tutmak Cafe), Ubud, Indonesia
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+62 815-5813-7648
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Reviewed yesterday

Go to this place if you are looking for a fun cultural activity. Awesome for kids. There's Balinese dancing, wood carving, watermelon carving and painting. The dancing was super fun. Its a chilled out relaxed space with nice staff. Food and drinks are also available

Thank Meg C
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Pondok Pekak Library you can learn Balinese Dance, Balinese Gamelan, how to make jewelry, wood carving. You need to call them prior your arrival to book the activity. My 7th yo daughter tried Balinese Dance whine my 4th yo son try Balinese Gamelan worth...More

Thank itnad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More than just a library and community centre, also has a cafe, language classes and is the place to check out if staying in Ubud for more than a day or two

1  Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Took my 8yr old daughter here for a painting lesson and she loved it. Library is on Facebook and sessions for art, music, food carving can be easily arranged even at short notice via messenger.

Thank Tiina N
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Great private bahasa lesson with Ni Nyoman. She is very knowledgeable and professional. I learned a lot in 1.5 hours and perfected a few of my sentences! I will be back!! Terima kasih!

Thank LTVL
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Great if you travel with small kids. Build your own kite and fly with it on the football field. Hard to find. Entrance is on the football fields long side, on the middle.

2  Thank Johanneshov
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Well, I can't really make a complete review, since I just accessed Pondok Pekak as a Library and didn't use any other facility or any lesson, but I had the chance to rent a couple of interesting books. The price is extremely fair (just 2000...More

Thank Patrik B
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous wood carving course here at the library. You can be shown the techniques of wood carving by a master carver. What better thing to do in Bali but learn a traditional art and support a local library. And you can borrow a book...More

1  Thank BSandi
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I didn't go to the library but assisted to the frog dance performed in support to the project. One of the best possible show in Ubud, talented dancers and much less run down than the Ubud Palace one. A not to be missed performance.

Thank nadiaz_11
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I did the gamalang lesson with my girlfriend and we had such a good time. By the end if the hour long lesson we had played a few songs. A meal and a drink is included in the price.

Thank John S
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