Mas Village is one of traditional villages in Bali fundamentally as an artistic countryside by focusing the art of wood carving. This village is famous in the island as Bali Wood Carving Center located in Ubud sub district and Gianyar Regency. It owns the typical style of wood carving art by placing forward the distinguish synergy of the humanism and naturalism. The village’s popularity as an art village is famous in the national as well as world wide. It is coming from the highness name of some maestros born and found the spirit and soul of art (Taksu). The famous maestro who was borne at Mas Village is Ida Bagus Tilem.
The artistic of Mas Village can be seen from long history root. The result of wood carving art in Mas Village owns the immeasurable and wide dimension such as idol for the devoting (Arca dol), representative dimension of everyday Balinese social society life (farmer, fisherman, worker, intellectual, merchant etc) And also, the abstract dimension as existing of actor imagination is listening carefully of reality, dynamics and life philosophy. The villagers are similar like villagers at other tourism countryside in Bali. They have also experienced the transformation from agrarian society to the crafting society.
We recommend you to visit this village to discover the local sculptors create the beautiful of art in form of wooden carving. Since Mas Village is located in the sightseeing area, there are several Bali tours arrangement including Bali Unique Tours have put this village as one of the stop point in the itinerary includes Ubud Tour, Kintamani Tour, Discovery Handicraft Tour, Rafting with Ubud Tour, Elephant Ride with Ubud Tour, Ubud Village Tour from Cruise line, Kintamani Tour from Cruise line, Ubud Elephant Safari Ride Tour Package, Kintamani Volcano Tour Expedition and Bali Royal Heritage Tour.
It is strategically located in the main road from Denpasar to Ubud. It is about 15 km easterly go to the majors road to Ubud from Denpasar town. If you wish to go to this place from Denpasar, the starting highlight points to step into Mas Village is Sakah, where a big baby idol monumentally existing in the middle of road. Since the village is strategically located in the sightseeing area, it can be easily visited within your half day or full day tours even Ubud Village Tour together with other tourist destinations includes Ubud Village, Ubud Monkey Forest, Puri Saren, Painting Museum, Goa Gajah, Tegalalang Rice Terrace, Batuan Temple, Batubulan Village and Celuk Village.