The Ubud Art Market is the most popular tourist market in Bali. You will find everything you need in the organised chaos of hippie village, Ubud.
Ubud Art Market is located directly in the centre of Ubud town.
Just around the corner from Campuhan Ridge Walk, you cannot miss the market on Jl. Raya Ubud and opposite the Puri Saren Ubud palace.
We always choose to rent scooters, which start at around 50,000 IDR per day, and explore ourselves. However be sure to read up on our Renting A Scooter In Bali guide beforehand! If you’re looking for somewhere to rent scooters from you can book a trusted scooter rental here.
Another option is to rent a driver, which is pretty popular for day trips around Bali, and they start at around 500,000 IDR per day (8 hours). Here’s an easy link to book a private car with a driver for the day.
For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.
Open everyday from 08:00 – 17:00.
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At Ubud Art Market, you can find beautiful silk scarves, handmade woven bags, baskets or hats and many other hand-crafted goods.
If you’re on holiday in Bali, the Ubud Art Market is a great place to shop for souvenirs to take home.
The items on sale are very unique because they are typically Balinese, and some are unavailable elsewhere. They are locally made from all the neighbouring towns, so this makes those souvenirs all the more special.
Ubud is the artistic central region of the island, so you can find all the best handmade goods here.
If you value your time and money, you should go to the market when it first opens so you can get your shopping done before the tourist rush begins around 10am. You can generally get better prices if you’re the first buyers of the day.
We visited at around 3pm and it was absolutely hectic.
If you stop at a stall to check something out, don’t mistake the sellers persistence for aggression. They’re just trying to keep you interested for as long as possible.
They believe it’s a selling tactic, however you may think otherwise. If you find yourself getting overwhelmed with the constant bartering, you can play the game too. Get involved and negotiate them down to the price you want when you find something you fall in love with.
Not only is the Ubud Art Market a great place to buy goods, it’s also great for those who love asian street style photography. There’s opportunities to capture those typical shots of ‘passing time’. People come and go and the backdrops are beautiful.
The Monkey Forest is just a kilometre down the road, so be sure to visit BEFORE you head to the markets. You don’t want the monkeys to steal your purchases.
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