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Best Night Markets in Bali - Uncover Bali's Top Night Markets

Revered as some of Bali's best retail hubs, Bali's night markets are bustling thoroughfares for shopaholics the world over. Here are some of the island's must-shop night owl shoppers' stops.


Kereneng Night Market

Located in Jalan Kamboja the Kereneng Night Market is situated near the Asoka Market in Bali. Tipped to be one of Denpasar's most expansive markets for traditional goods the venue is one of the most popular hubs to purchase traditional wares as the nearby Badung Market situated less than 2km away. Formerly known as the Pasar Kereneng Night Market the thoroughfare is occupied by literally a thousand kiosks selling every conceivable variety of consumer goods imaginable. Must-buys at this bustling traditional marker include groceries as well as batiks while conventional cooking tolls and farming utensils are also sold here alongside delicious Balinese and Javanese snacks and meals such as Nasi Babi Guling and Nasi Campur. Open to shoppers from 6pm to 2am the market operates from Monday to Sunday.


Gianyar Night Market

Occupying pride of place in Jalan Ngurah Rai the Gianyar Night Market is a frequent stopover for local as well as foreign visitors based in Bali family resorts such as the Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali as well as resort havens in Ubud. Revered as a food lover's dream come true the market is also one of the best places to pick up fashion items, clothing and children's wear in Bali. Synonymous with its affordable price points and cheap eats the Gianyar Night Market is especially busy during the weekends. Those who wish to experience the venue without the crowds can shop in the area on a weekday night when the market is less congested.


Badung Market

Quietly nestled in the quaint confines of Jalan Gajah Mada the Badung Market is another must-experience night market for tourists exploring Bali's night time shopping scene. Also known as Pasar Badung the market is the most expansive and popular traditional thoroughfare on the island and is a hotbed of activity for most of the week. With stalls selling everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to Ikat fabric, batiks and grocery items visitors can also pick up a tasteful souvenir in the form of paintings, wooden sculptures or jewellery items such as silver/ gold necklaces and bracelets to take home as keepsakes. The open air market starts at noon daily with a midnight closing time and is conveniently located close to the retail hubs of Kunbasari as well.


Sanur Night Market

Dubbed Pasar Malam Sindu in the local tongue the Sanur Night Market is located in Jalan Danau Toba. Open during the day the Sanur Night Market morphs in to a traditional night market come 6pm with food stalls and snack kiosks propping up to treat travellers to delicious meals on the go. As a food hub where guests can sample exquisite satay varieties and grilled items the market serves as a culinary spread where visitors can dine and wander from one kiosk to another with plates in hand.


Kuta Night Markets

Situated in Jalan Blambangan the Kuta Night Market of Pasar Senggol Kuta has been a staple stopover for backpacking travellers since time immemorial. Known for its affordable local meals and scintillating culinary offerings the venue is the best place to enjoy a scrumptious Balinese meal before calling it a day. Offering visitors two markets for the price of one the markets located on Jalan Tuan Lange and Jalan Blambangan are must-experience highlights for foodies from around the world.