Mas Village is a famous village located in Ubud District, Gianyar Regency about 20 kilometers north of Denpasar City. It would approximately take 1.5 hours to reach this village from Ngurah Rai International Airport and about 40 minutes from Denpasar City. As it is located in Ubud, which is known worldwide as the center of arts, Mas Village is well known by its wood carvings and wood sculpture. This village can easily be reached due to its position situated in near the Sakah Junction where the big monumental statue of Baby is lied. Mas Village is set among hillsides and rice fields, therefore beautiful panorama of nature is also offered here.
This village is the center of wood carvings in Bali, all the carvings that are produced from this village has been recognized nationally and internationally. Mas Villagers are similar to other villagers in the tourist destination villages, they have undergone a transformation from farming society to the craftsmen societies. These days, most of the villagers in Mas village work as craftsmen which produces wood carving souvenirs for both domestic and foreign tourists. This sculpture village is now developing as one of the main destination in Ubud, because craftsmen from this village create amazing artworks which attracts many tourists especially art lovers.
Visiting mas Village would be give an interesting experience, visitors get to see directly the process of how the craftsmen create the wood carvings. Visitors also get to see various shapes and figures of wooden carvings in this village. There are also lots of galleries and shops where the excellent woodcarvings are sold, sometimes it is sold in a very high price so bargaining is highly recommended. Fine restaurants and cafes are also provided around the village for visitors who would like to have a rest and enjoy delicious meals.