Must do in Bali
Be wise and shop happily
CHECK out stylish outfit and various souvenirs as you need. While making a trip across the island you will get some inspirations what to bring home later. To help you get a hint, below are listed some shopping destinations.
Various distinctive handicraft and fashion products are sold at art markets. Uniquely, visitors can still make a bargain. If you are good at bargaining, you will get the best price. You can find art market at Sukawati, Guwang, Ubud, Kuta, Sanur and Nusa Dua.
Various agricultural products in Bali, chiefly Baturiti area, are on sale at Candikuning market in Tabanan. When traveling to Ulundanu Beratan, you’ll pass through the market. You can buy strawberry, spices, boiled corn, taro chips or other seasonal fruits.
Before saying goodbye, pamper your passion with selecting the most appropriate local fashion, handicraft, footwear and bag products. Seminyak, Legian and Kuta are nearest locales to save your time. Do not forget to bring it for your family, too.
Diverse functional and decorative handicrafts can be found at the art markets in Bali. However, Tegallalang near Ubud seems to offer the most complete products. Probably, you can spare your time after visiting Ubud or the surrounding areas.
Hub of Painting
Beautiful Bali on canvas can become your souvenir to bring home. Ubud has been renowned for its distinctive style. Local galleries sell the paintings that feature daily activities of Bali. Meanwhile, Kamasan classical style focusing on puppet stories like Ramayana and Mahabharata is sold at Kamasan village, Klungkung.
Gold and Silver Jewelry
Do you think of glitzy handmade jewelry? A village in Gianyar named Celuk is very famous for its quality gold and silver jewelry. A row of art shops will offer your many options of fabulous designs and products.
Other than groceries at kiosks, big traditional markets in Denpasar also operate courtyard market around the clock. Fresh food and flowers are sold in the morning and ritual needs at night (Badung market). Night market with Balinese and Indonesian food opens at Sanglah and Kreneng market. Visitors prefer to make market visit in the morning.
When visiting Kertagosa (former royal Hall of Justice), dropping in at the market nearby selling Balinese well known clothes like endek and songket seems to be a must. Both typical handmade fabrics can be designed for your attires or interior elements of your home.
Almost all visitors to Bali will know Jimbaran Beach. Aside from tempting with white sand and beautiful view, it has become a most-visited culinary destination in Bali. A wide variety of seafood with heritage recipe is ready to twist your tongue.