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Address: Jl Raya Sukawati, Bali, Indonesia
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Description: Sukawati art market, Gianyar, is a perfect place for those who just love...
Sukawati art market, Gianyar, is a perfect place for those who just love to shop around or even for those who just want to see what typical Balinese souvenirs, gifts or crafts look like. If you can haggle and learn the average price, it will save you a lot of money compared to Legian, Kuta or Seminyak.You must dare to cut the offered price by 90 percent. They will probably pout or mumble in front of you but Sukawati art market is well known as a wholesale heaven so it should be that cheap; especially if you buy in bulk.
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Genuine Traditional Market at Rockbottom Prices

Heaps more bargains here than at the Ubud markets, and you virtually have to pass here to get to Ubud anyway. So a good idea to stop! Not just art-most of the things you find in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

Interesting place to go u can find any balinese modern or traditional products here .bargaining skills is the key. But If u cant bargain with locals u better go because they give u really high price and have this good talk-skills Crowded place but nice to visit to see other face of Bali

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

As not much tourist come here, so the price is still a local price ( not a tourist price ) Make a bargain with 50% off, and the shop owner is actually prepared for that. Their first price is just an invitation to treat, your bargain is an offer, and their reply is an acceptance. (E.g) I get a "Sa-long"... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Heaps more bargains here than at the Ubud markets, and you virtually have to pass here to get to Ubud anyway. So a good idea to stop! Not just art-most of the things you find in any of the stalls in Ubud or Kuta or anywhere for that matter, at a much reduced price. In fact, I think those stall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We bought 6 pieces of painting. 1 piece oil painting we bargained down to only 100k rupiah, around 7-8 Usd 5 pieces acrylic painting of bird in nature we bought directly from painter's wife at around Usd 60 each - originals Totally worth the trip to this place. Dirty and messy but look carefully into each shop, you will find... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

we loved the Ubud market and so we decided to go to Sukawati as we had hear that it was cheaper. Big mistake! the filth we witnessed is not easy to describe. filthy sidewalks in front of shops were we saw even worms and other insects almost everywhere and people waling barefoor. the stairs to the two main markets were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Go earlier in the day, i went at about 5pm and shops were starting to close. Double story buildings selling from souveniers to handicraft to clothings, bags and knick-knacks. Prices are definately cheaper than downtown areas. According to my driver from penastanan, prices are alot lower and locals do shop here. Street stalls are also available outside the main complex.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Plenty of different type of souvenirs! Arts, Bags, Clothes, Dreamcatchers, Sarungs etc etc. You may purchase their local fruit: Salak here too! Bought plenty of dreamcatchers at the price of 3000 rupiah each. So remember to bargain! It can go even more cheaper but remember it's best to be a win-win situation. Art pieces were affordable and it makes such... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

SUkawati's Art Market is not only filled with art pieces, but also a variety of other souvenirs (especially clothes) that one can explore and purchase before returning home. For art pieces, you can get them from the market itself or visit some of the galleries that are nearby

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Gold Coast , Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I read about these markets on Trip Advisor so asked my driver to drop in on our way home from Zoo. My driver was surprised had not really been there much she ended up ringing her brother who runs a business to say he should buy from here as much cheaper prices than in Kuta etc. Prices were amazing, stall... More 

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Warangal, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very good n cheap market but go in morning hours with low rush n bargain more to get at fair price, most of people don't sell at loss but they give u good price after bargain... But don't pull them too much down.. as it we feel like something...

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