Journeymarvel – When visiting Bali Island, do not forget to buy Balinese souvenirs for family and friends. Bringing home souvenirs is one of the best ways to take part of the island of Bali home with you and share your extraordinary holiday experiences (such as going to famous tourist spots) with the people around you.
1. Krisna Typical Balinese Souvenirs
Krisna Outlet is the most famous souvenir shop in Bali and was founded in 2007. Krisna Outlet apparently has 7 outlets. First, Krisna Nusa Indah which was founded on May 16, 2007. Second, Krisna Nusa Kambangan which was founded on May 16, 2008. Third, Krisna Sunset Road which was built on May 16, 2009.
Fourth, Krisna Tuban 24 hours which was built on November 1, 2010. Then, the fifth Krisna Outlet is Krisna Singaraja which was built on May 15, 2016. Sixth, Krisna Blangsinga Tourism Village which was founded on July 18, 2018. Then, Krisna Outlet which seventh is the Krisna Bypass Kuta which was built on May 16, 2019.
Of the seven outlets available, Rama Krisna, which is located in Tuban-Kuta, is the outlet that is most visited. Rama Krisna is located in a quite strategic location, so many tourists pass by and stop by to buy several types of souvenirs.
The goods offered there are also very complete. Starting from snacks, accessories, key chains, handicrafts, milk pies, beach cloth, coffee, aromatherapy, Balinese fashion, Krisna woven cloth, sandals, bags, to paintings, everything is available there.
Apart from the 7 outlets above, there are also 3 mini outlets. First, Krisna Surabaya Mini Outlet which was built on February 23, 2016. Second, Krisna Samasta Mini Outlet which was founded on September 28, 2016. Then, third is Krisna Kota Tua Mini Outlet which was built on May 14, 2018.
2. Kuta Art Market
The Kuta Art Market is often known as the Kuta Traditional Village Art Market by the local community. The Kuta Art Market has 6 main shophouses and an elongated main building. Inside the market, there are many small shops.
This market, which is located at the end of Bakung Sari Street and the end of Kartika Plaza Street, is a must for you to visit when traveling to Kuta Beach. The exact location of this market is on Melasti Street, no 86, Kuta Village, Badung Regency.
In this market, there are many local and foreign tourists shopping for souvenirs. There are many things you can buy at this place. Starting from knick-knacks made by Balinese craftsmen, typical Balinese t-shirts, sandals, cloth, placemats, and others.
This art market starts operating from 07.00 am to 07.00 pm WITA. If you intend to visit this market from Denpasar City, the time needed by motor vehicle is around 20 minutes with a distance of 12 kilometers. The prices are quite varied. If you want to get a cheap price, you need to be smart at bargaining.
3. Ubud Art Market
The Ubud Art Market is one of the favorite shopping places in Bali. So, you should not miss a visit to the Ubud Art Market when on holiday in Bali. This place is the best location in Ubud for those of you, who are looking for Balinese handicraft souvenirs. Ubud Bali Market is divided into 2 places, namely the west block and the east block.
The west block is the main Ubud Art Market. Meanwhile, the eastern block is a traditional market that serves daily needs. The Ubud Art Market sells various goods at low prices. You can find clothes, t-shirts, silk scarves, shirts, beach cloth, shirts, woven bags, Balinese hats, wickerwork, and even wooden statues.
The location of this market is on Ubud Street, no. 35. Its location in the center of the Ubud Bali tourism area means that the Ubud Art Market has a strategic location and attracts quite a lot of potential buyers. This market is also close to tourist attractions. Starting from Ubud Monkey Forest, Taman Saraswati Temple, and Puri Saren Ubud. The opening hours of this market are 06.00 am to 06.00 pm, every day.
Apart from its strategic location, spacious location, and selling various souvenirs, the Ubud Art Market is also an attraction for tourists because it was once used as a shooting location for the Hollywood film ‘Eat Pray Love’, starring Julia Roberts in 2010.
4. The Keranjang Bali
The Keranjang Bali is located on Kuta Street, no 97, Badung, Bali. This Balinese souvenir center, which has a unique basket-like building, provides a variety of products that are suitable for use as souvenirs. Starting from typical Balinese food, handicrafts, to clothing.
The spacious place means you can enjoy the souvenir shopping atmosphere, which is also packaged in a modern style. So, very comfortable. Apart from providing a place to shop for souvenirs, The Keranjang also offers an amusement park that can be enjoyed by families. In fact, there is also a spa so it is very suitable as a place of relaxation for you and your family to unwind after your holiday.
Another attraction is the Kampung Langit Tour. This tour is indoors and offers views of the island of Bali from a height, which is often called an indoor sky park. The height of this place is around 1,600 meters. Here, you can find an overview of what activities Balinese people usually do.
This place is open every day, from 10.00 am to 09.00 pm WITA. Please note, on Saturdays and Sundays, it opens earlier, namely 08.00 am. The closing time is on Saturday, namely midnight. Meanwhile, Sunday at 11.00 pm.
The entrance price itself is free. However, this applies to those of you who come only to buy various souvenirs. You only need to pay for the purchases you have previously selected.
5. Sukawati Art Market
Sukawati Art Market is a traditional market that has been established since 1980. Famous as the souvenir center of Bali, this market is visited by many local and foreign tourists. This market has 2 buildings. The main building is visited by many tourists who want to shop for Balinese souvenirs. The second building, located opposite, is visited by more residents looking for daily necessities.
The items sold vary, such as beach cloth, paintings, wooden statues, carvings, gold and silver jewelry, antiques, and others. Uniquely, you can also find bed sheets and bed covers with Balinese motifs here. Various types of aromatherapy are also sold in the back area of the market, such as candles, oils, and incense.
Those are the 5 best places to look for souvenirs which are also included in famous tourist spots. So, which one do you want to visit?