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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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Souvenirs galore

Most of what one sees around Bali in terms of souvenirs can be bought here at a fraction of a price. Soaps, wood carvings, sarongs which we bought are at least 25% cheaper... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Lots and lots of the same. Some good prices to be had if you can be bothered working through the maze of stalls. It's a bit of a warren, with stalls squashed in upstairs, down narrow dark walkways and streetside. Worth a look but don't expect anything great.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Loved this market, a better option to the Ubud market as not so many tourists but just as many sarongs. I enjoyed bartering here and did get some really good bargains.

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The cheapest balinese souvenir in bali. I'm balinese, that's why i know about almost the price here. U also can find a lot of things, more complete than others. ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If u come to bali u should come to this place.. Come to the old market.. Called sukawati 1 its the big one.. And u can choose all the variety art from surrounding place in bali.. Such as painting, sculpture, knitting, t shirt etc And u must ask the lower price.. Usually if u dont dress up like local people... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Most of what one sees around Bali in terms of souvenirs can be bought here at a fraction of a price. Soaps, wood carvings, sarongs which we bought are at least 25% cheaper. However make sure you bargain hard. Go early around 8/9 and you can start at the end of the street where the wholesale shops are. Great bargains... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

From Kuta to Sukawati it will be need 1hour with car , when back i decide go to denpasar for lunch and get ice cream , because if i back to kuta it will be wasting time in the road .. Okay i will give u trick , if you want to shop many thing dress , t'shirt , painting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The prices of items in this market is way cheaper than places such as Ubud. We bought beautiful wood works from this place for a very cheap price. Make sure you get about %30- %60 discount.

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Sukawati is a small town located a little further away from Ubud. I heard most of the crafts and clothing in Ubud come from Sukawati. The art market is a complex of clothing stores, gift shops, craft shops and galleries selling paintings. Bear in mind prices in here are significantly lower than Ubud market so it's really nice. Make sure... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is a market for locals but travellers are very welcome. You can buy almost anything her from food to clothing. Full of colour and lots of characters. Great for excellent differ photos

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Went to the new markets first. Everything is pretty jammed closely together and lots of repetitive products. The old markets are spread along a street and there is a lot more variety and a lot less claustrophobic. Must say that we all enjoyed the experience, plenty of color, movement and different smells as well as heaps of interesting characters all... More 

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