It's not complete journey if you don't buy souvenirs in Bali. After being satisfied to explore various tourist attractions in Bali, the art market will be your last target, won’t you?
Many art markets offer various kinds of ethnic accessories and knick-knacks of Bali. The location is also spread in several areas in Bali. However, there are 5 recommended art markets that you must visit in 2019.
Visiting the art market becomes a mandatory thing to do at the end of your holiday in Bali. You definitely want to buy some clothingss or souvenirs for your relatives or friends. Here are 5 art markets that you must visit before ending your holiday time in Bali.
1. Ubud Art Market
You can discover by its name that this art market located in the area of Ubud, Bali. Ubud Art Market is one of the popular shopping places for those who choose Ubud as their tourist destination in Bali. It gets more familiar after it was used as one of the location for filming "Eat, Pray, Love", played by Julia Roberts. In addition, it can also be a great location for taking photos to be displayed on your Instagram account.
The items offered in this market are varied and complete. For those of you who are clever in bargaining, it is guaranteed you will get a cheap price for the item you want to buy.
2. Kumbasari Art Market
It is not difficult to find Kumbasari Art Market in the center of Denpasar area. It takes about 30 minutes to get there from Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Many arts craft and accessories are offered in this market, like statues, furniture, or knick-knacks to your home decoration. The price offered in this market is quite cheap both for buying a few or in larger batch, especially if you are smart at bargain it.
3. Sukawati Art Market
Sukawati Art Market is located in Sukawati Village, Gianyar. This market is the most-hunted market by the people and is crowded with visitors. Like other art marketss, it sells a variety of unique clothing and souvenirs, such as bags, carvings, paintings, sandals, and many more.
You just have to take around 45 minutes from the airport to reach this market. It is open from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. everyday, except on special holidays like Nyepi or Galungan.
4. Guwang Art Market
Moving around 500 meters from Sukawati Art Market, you will find Guwang Art Market. It is located in Guwang Village, Gianyar, Bali. It is popular among souvenir hunters too.
For extra information, every kind of art craft in Bali is centered in Gianyar. So basically you can get various types of goods sold here are basically cheap.
5. Kuta Art Market
Kuta Art Market is one of the oldest traditional art markets in Bali. It also became a landmark before its existence was displaced by the presence of Kuta Square which is not far from this market. The location is also not so far from the famous Kuta beach.
There are various works of art and souvenirs offered in this market. If you want to see the sunset on Kuta beach, you can stop at this market first before you spend the rest of your day in Kuta beach.
Don't forget to note one or the five art markets above as a complement to your holiday destination in 2019. Your family and relatives will be happy if you bring souvenirs for them.