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Ubud Art Market

Lively indoor / outdoor street market in the heart of Ubud. Dozens of local stall owners line the streets selling handmade crafts and accessories as well as the mandatory array of Bintang singlets. 

Items for sale include clothing for all ages, homewares like bamboo placemats, silver and beaded jewelry, sarongs, handbags, fans, sunglasses, paintings, musical instruments like xylophones, and many, many more. 

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Price

Free

Time Spent

1.5hours

Fitness level: Easy

Hours

6am-6pm7 days

Look Around

Main north-south walkway through marketMain north-south walkway through market
Balinese girls carrying merchandise on their headsBalinese girls carrying merchandise on their heads
East-west walkway through marketEast-west walkway through market
Shirts for saleShirts for sale
Walking around Ubud Art Market
Metalcraft decorationsMetalcraft decorations
Wooden musical instrumentsWooden musical instruments
HandbagsHandbags
Stacks of sarongsStacks of sarongs
Products in the market

Who Will Like Ubud Art Market

Retail Therapist

Shop your heart out with hundreds of bargains on clothing, homewares, accessories, and gifts.

Culture Buff

Admire the Balinese beliefs and traditions presented in paintings and sculptures. Perhaps pick up a traditional hand-made basket to remember your trip.

Insider Tips For Ubud Art Market

  • It’s best to visit early in the morning to avoid tourist crowds after 10am. 
  • Bring your best bargaining skills and be prepared to walk away if your lowest price isn’t accepted. Sellers will often shout lower prices to bring you back. 
  • Be wear of pick-pockets and keep a tight grasp on your handbags, making sure they’re securely closed. 
     
Low priced singlets and shorts

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Where Is It

Jl. Raya Ubud No.35, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571

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How To Get There

Car

Rp2,000 (USD$0.14) • Paid parking along Jalan Raya Ubud. Price varies by parking attendant.

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Motorbike

Free street-side parking for scooters.

Taxi

Private transport drop-off at north-west corner of the market.

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What To Bring

Do:
  • Reusable shopping bags to avoid plastic bags.
  • Fanny pack / money purse for safe keeping.
  • Water bottle.
Don't:
  • Valuable belongings like passports or large quantities of cash.

Tech & Photography

Photography

Photography allowed: Yes

Tripod allowed: Not encouraged

Selfie sticks allowed: Yes

Best time to shoot: Anytime

Drones

Drones allowed: Not encouraged

Bags

Backpacks allowed: Yes

Food & Drink

Several small takeaway food, drink, and ice-cream stalls are within the complex. Many restaurants are in the streets surrounding the markets. 

Backstory

Ubud Art Market began as a local market place for villagers to meet and sell handicrafts. It now serves tourists, selling some handicrafts and paintings in addition to mass produced clothing and knock-off designer wear.

Etiquette

Do:
  • Barter firmly but be respectful to store owners.
  • Pay a tip of Rp Rp1,Rp0-Rp2,Rp0 (USD$0.07 - $0.14) to any local or store owner you photograph. 
  • Walk away from stores you believe are too expensive. 
Don't:
  • Be rude or aggressive to store owners while bartering.
  • Be pressured into buying something you don’t want by persistent store owners.
  • Wander into private homes behind the stores. 

Scorecard

Best Parts:
  • Wide variety of clothing and gifts.
  • Handmade Balinese artwork and jewelry.
Could Be Better:
  • Very crowded during peak tourist seasons. 
  • Clothing quality may be below average. 
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