Mas Woodcarving Village
Mas Woodcarving Village, a tourist destination in Ubud District, is an art village known nationally and internationally for its unique style in the carving of wood sculptures.
Bali’s Mas Village is like a typical wood carving village with a unique identity: visitors are welcomed with a smell of fresh wood, sounds of hammers pounding, and a seemingly endless display of beautiful woodcarvings from different art centers. The Mas village is home to famous artists like Ida bagus Tilem, and its works stand out from most of the wood sculptures thanks to its unique style of incorporating the characteristics of humanism and naturalism. While in the village, tourists can visit workshops, witness how wood sculptures are made, shop for souvenirs, and talk to locals about the rich history of their village.
Mas Village is located at Ubud Sub District and Gianyar Regency, eastern part of Bali.
Opening Days and Hours
Mas Wood Carving Village is open daily, and visitors can come any time they want.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance to the village is completely free.
How to Get There
- Fly to Depansar via AirAsia, Singapore Airlines, EVA Air Flights. Garuda Indonesia, and Cathay Pacific.
- From Depansar, proceed to Ubud, Bali via bemos (minivans), taxis, and ride-hailing apps like Uber and Grab.
- From Ubud proper, rent a car or a taxi to Mas Village.
- Solo Travelers
Time to Spend
Spend at least an hour visiting workshops, and scanning wood sculptures.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
Since the weather around Bali can particularly be hot and humid, it’s best to visit the village early in the morning.
Indulge in delicious, authentic Bali dishes in nearby restaurants such as Kayun Restaurant and Lounge, Paon Dahar, Budi’s Warong, Batubara, and Hongalia.
- Puseh Batuan Temple
- Tegenungan Waterfall
- Bali Bid Park
Hotels and inns around Ubud give tourists easy access to accommodations near Mas Wood Carving Village. Choose from hotels such as Hotel Okawati, Como Uma Ubud, Komenaka at Bisma, Praety Homestay, and Jati Homestay which offer rooms at rates ranging from USD 25 to USD 100.