journeymarvel – After you have enjoyed exploring the beautiful tourist attractions in Bali, you definitely want to buy souvenirs for your family or purchase other items in Bali. Markets are the right choice to buy goods at quite affordable prices. There are many market options in Bali. Here are the 10 best markets in Bali that you can visit when vacationing in this beautiful tourist destination.
1. Ubud Art Market
The Ubud Art Market is located in the center of Ubud Village. This market is popular for Balinese arts and crafts. So, if you are an art lover, then this market is a suitable destination for you to visit. In this place, you will find various items, such as wood carvings, silver, paintings, statues, batik, clothes, and others.
This market has a distinctive atmosphere with friendly sellers and quite affordable prices. This market’s operating hours are from 10.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m (every day). The facilities consist of kiosks, bathrooms, parking lots, and cafes around the market.
2. Sukawati Market
Sukawati Market is located on Sukawati Street, Sukawati District, Gianyar Regency, Bali. Not only popular among domestic tourists, Sukawati Market is also famous among foreign tourists.
In this market, you will find various types of handicrafts, jars, clothing, Balinese food, key chains, accessories, and others. Operational hours are from 06.00 a.m. to 06.00 p.m. The facilities at Sukawati Market are kiosks, bathrooms, parking areas, and food stalls.
3. Kumbasari Art Market
Kumbasari Art Market is a market located in Denpasar. Precisely on Gajah Mada Street, Pemecutan Village, West Denpasar District, Denpasar City, Bali. Kumbasari Art Market is a traditional market that is famous for selling traditional Balinese cloth, batik, and everyday items.
This market building consists of 4 floors which accommodate 1000 sellers with affordable goods prices. The first floor is filled with sellers selling basic necessities and other basic necessities. On the second floor, you can give cloth items, such as clothes, udeng, and others.
Then, on the third floor, you can find sellers selling arts and crafts items, such as paintings, statues, and others. On the fourth floor, you can buy souvenirs made from Balinese paper and shells. No less important, the Kumbasari Art Market is the best place to look for traditional Balinese clothing fabrics, such as sarongs.
The facilities provided by the Kumbasari Art Market are a parking area and public toilets. Meanwhile, operational hours start from 09.00 a.m. to 05.00 p.m.
4. Sindu Market
The location of Sindu Market is located at Ps. Sindu, no 5, Sanur Village, South Denpasar District, Denpasar City, Bali. Sindu Market focuses on food or culinary tourism. So, you can buy types of seafood such as fish, shrimp, and fresh shellfish.
Not only seafood, you can also enjoy other local foods. There are satay, gule, meatballs, and others. The Sindu Market is one type of market that is very popular with foreign tourists. This is because it is widely recommended on the internet and recommended directly by their guides.
Therefore, it is not surprising that when you visit here, you will see more foreign tourists than locals. The prices offered at this market are also quite affordable, especially as several sellers differentiate prices for local and foreign tourists. Operational hours are from 04.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m (every day). The facilities at Sindu Market include parking, public toilets, and places to eat.
5. Tegallalang Market
Tegallalang Market is located in Tegallalang Village, which was previously famous for its terraced rice fields. This market is the right place for those of you who are looking for fresh vegetables and fruit. Apart from that, this market also sells a variety of unique handicrafts and art items, including wooden items and carvings.
Its location on the side of the road certainly makes it very easy for tourists who want to stop by. Tegallalang Market is also a place where UMKM (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises) products and home businesses develop.
So, by buying goods in this market, you are indirectly supporting and advancing local products. The facilities consist of parking, eating places, and public toilets.
6. Kuta Art Market
Kuta Art Market is often visited by tourists. Its location which is quite close to Kuta Beach is the main reason. Tourists who come deliberately spend time waiting for the sunset on the coast.
While you are around this beach, there are various knick-knacks that you can buy. Starting from beach hats, key chains, rattan bags, to household tools.
7. Kumbasari Market
For those of you who like shopping, Kumbasari Market is one of the markets that you must visit. This is because Kumbasari Market has more than 1000 stalls that you can visit to fulfill your needs. Generally, this market is visited by those who want to buy souvenirs at wholesale prices. Affordable prices and easy access make this location busy with buyers.
8. Semarapura Art Market
For those of you who like typical fabrics, especially Balinese, the Semarapura Art Market is very suitable for you to visit. In this market, you can find around 1200 traders selling various types of Balinese cloth. Operational hours are from 09.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m. The facilities at the Semarapura Art Market are parking, eating places, air conditioning, and public toilets.
9. Badung Market
Location of Badung Market on Sulawesi Street, Dauh Puri Kangin Village, Badung Market, Denpasar City, Bali. Badung Market is the largest market in Bali because it has an area of around 24,581 square meters. This means Badung Market can accommodate around 16,000 traders.
Badung Market consists of several floors. The first floor specifically sells food, such as vegetables, fruit, and Balinese specialties. On the second floor, you can buy herbal ingredients and spices. Meanwhile, on the third floor, you can buy clothes or Balinese craft tools.
Badung Market is open 24 hours (every day). The facilities provided are bathrooms, rest area, kios, parking area, and goods transport services.
10. Kreneng Market
At Kreneng Market, you can find a variety of food products, such as spices, fresh fish, and vegetables. Not only that, Kreneng Market is even dubbed the most complete culinary center in Bali. Location of Kreneng Market in Dangin Puri Kangin Village, North Denpasar District, Denpasar City, Bali. Operational hours are open 24 hours (every day). Meanwhile, the facilities provided are public toilets, parking, rest benches, and places to eat.
The markets in Bali are destinations that must be visited. Not only souvenirs, there are also those selling food, necessities, and even fresh fruit. The facilities provided are also varied. So, visit immediately and buy according to your needs.