Bali is not just one of the most exotic holiday destinations but also a culturally rich location to shop for some of the exclusive Balinese items. It boasts several types of marketplaces including art markets, village markets, shopping malls, street markets, etc.
Some of the items that you can shop for include clothing, jewellery, souvenirs, home decor, and several handicrafts designed by local craftsmen and artists. Some of the marketplaces also sell goodies like hats, sarongs, scarfs, etc. which are perfect places to visit in Bali when you are in the mood of shopping.
1. Jalan Pantai Kuta
Jalan Pantai Kuta is a renowned shopping street that boasts both local shops and top-notch brand showrooms. It is nestled merely 0.3 kilometres from the beautiful Kuta Beach. The shopping street is also buzzing with exotic restaurants, nightlife establishments, streetside stalls, tattoo parlours, art stalls and so much more. The market sells everything ranging from clothes to footwear to accessories etc.
2. Sukawati Art Market
Sukawati Art Market is a double-storeyed art market of Bali which is an ideal place to find local Balinese artistic items. Some of the distinguished art items that you would find here include paintings, handmade items, wooden sculptures, handicrafts, curios, etc. Established back in the 1980s this market is quite an inexpensive place to purchase artistic items.
Time – 6:00 am to 6:00 pm every day
3. Ubud art Market
Ubud Art Market is an ideal marketplace to shop for souvenirs. Here you can find hand-crafted items, hats, silk scarves, designer baskets, woven bags and so much more. Some of the items found here are common items that you might find elsewhere whereas others are pretty unique. The items are made by the locals of the neighboring towns and the handicrafts prepared are both attractive and unique.
Time –8:00 am to 5:00 pm every day
4. Kuta art Market
Kuta Art Market is another marketplace that sells Balinese handicrafts and souvenirs. This shopping complex is a beachside shopping place that features six shophouses with several shopping stalls. There are several Balinese souvenirs sold here including vibrant fabrics, refrigerator magnets, beer holders, Balinese T-shirts, keychains, sandals, sarongs, etc. This shopping complex has several food stalls and outlets in the close neighborhood where you can stop by for some snacking.
Time – 8:00 am to 10:00 pm every day
5. Garlic Lane
Garlic Lane is yet another shopping street in Bali. It is a two hundred meters long lane where you can shop for woodcarving items, artistic items, DVDs, and fashion boutique items. Some of the shops here sell items at fixed rates while others do entertain bargaining. Some of the stores shut down after sunset while some keep up open till late night. Souvenirs items like paintings, fridge magnets, woven table runners, etc. can also be purchased for here at the Garlic Lane.
Time –8:00 am to 9:00 pm every day
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