The Royal Palace is located in Blahbatuh village (near Ubud village), was built around the year 1570-1600 of the CAKRA calendar by the dynasty of King I Gusti Ngurah Jelantik VIII. The broad of the palace complex are around four hectares. Originally known as "the palace of orchid", because by the king, the palace was used to kept several orchids and enter them into competitions, thus winning as runner up on the competition at Singapore in the 1970's. Nowadays, just there are a few orchids in the palace; however the palace is still well worth a visit.
The originality of Puri Ageng Blahbatuh until now still preserved, although some parts are refurbished but still follow the design and architecture of the original building. Puri Ageng Blahbatuh currently still open to the public, tourists can visit all parts of the palace complex, and of course accompanied by a local guide.
There are some beautiful features including unique temple artwork, the peaceful garden with gazebo surrounded by waters which is the meditation place of the king, and some stunning wood furniture. the visitor also can see the children who are learning to dance, if lucky also can meet directly with the king.