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Top Ten Shopping Spots in Bali – Rummaging Around

Visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping in Bali. Its art villages, markets, malls, galleries and shops offer a huge choice of local and international products that is hard to resist.

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Ubud Art Market

Ubud Art Market

Among the well known markets is Ubud Art Market opposite the Ubud palace in the centre of town. It is the place to source hand woven silk scarves, featherweight cotton shirts, woven bags, hats, baskets and even kites. These products are the outcome of the labour of neighbouring villages and are therefore unique and authentically Balinese. Shoppers can wander along open stalls and as items are not price marked haggle until the expected price is reached. Alila Villas Bali whose selection of Ubud Villas are popular with visitors offer easy access to Bali shopping destinations.

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Monkey Forest Road

Monkey Forest Road

Another popular shopping area in Ubud is Monkey Forest Road for the simple reason that it links shopping areas in the south eastern part of town. It is the ideal road on which to casually stroll to find international brands from swimwear to shoes, traditional clothing, paintings, handicrafts and antiques and lively cafes and bars.

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The Sukawati Art Market on Jalan Raya Sukawatu Gianyar

The Sukawati Art Market on Jalan Raya Sukawatu Gianyar

This is the biggest art market on the island. The two storied building in which it is located heaves with visitors who are looking for paintings, wood carvings, curios and handicrafts and locals who are looking for household goods and daily necessities. It is busiest during local holidays. This is supposed to be a complete shopping destination where everything is available and is affordably priced.

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Tegallalang Handicraft village

Tegallalang Handicraft village

Also in Gianyar this is a 12 km stretch of road with hundreds of shops selling furniture, wind chimes, paintings, wooden figures and handicrafts of all sorts and in all kinds of materials. It is perhaps the longest such road in the world.

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Celuk Village

Celuk Village

On the Road from Denpasar to Gianyar the village is famous for its silver and gold smiths. As almost every house has a workshop there is an impossible variety of gold and silver items for personal adornment, tableware and as souvenirs displaying intricate Balinese designs and embellished with mother of pearl. High end items are sold from galleries.

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Kuta Square

Kuta Square

This is a 200 yard shopping street separated by a row of palm trees in the centre beginning at Kuta Art Market at the southern end. The shops fronting the street display famous international and local brands. The four storied Matahari department store is an arresting feature here.

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The Discovery Shopping Mall in Kuta

The Discovery Shopping Mall in Kuta

The biggest mall in Kuta occupies a prime beachfront location. The mall counts among its clients various international and local fashion and lifestyle brands, food and beverage outlets and restaurants. Due to its location and ambience it is a favourite hangout with locals and visitors alike.

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Mall Bali Galeria

Mall Bali Galeria

Another popular Kuta hangout is Mall Bali Galeria comprising of a Cineplex, souvenir shops, fashion stores, book shops, restaurants, a hypermarket and a duty free shop.

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Tourism Development Centre Complex Nusa Dua

Tourism Development Centre Complex Nusa Dua

The Bali Collection is housed in the complex set in an 8 ha landscaped garden and offers an eclectic shopping experience.

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Jenggla on Jalan Uluwatu Jimbaran

Jenggla on Jalan Uluwatu Jimbaran

This shop is the outlet for a factory that produces high quality ceramic and glassware for the international market. As such the merchandise on offer here are one of a kind products and very much in demand.