If you visit or doing vacation in Bali island, take your time to visit Sukawati Art Market. Sukawati Art Market is an art market that is located in the district of Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali Province, Indonesia. This market sells a variety of Balinese arts crafts such as beaded slippers, clothes, bags, paintings, wooden sculptures, Barong shirt, sarong/beach fabrics, purses, umbrellas, slippers, bed cover, necklaces and various kinds of the other crafts. This market stood around in the 1980s and is open every day from 08:00 until 18:00 pm. We recommend that you shop at the Sukawati Art Market in the morning because traders believe and considered who come first and buy their merchandise to get a good start and will facilitate the loss leader selling them during the day, usually the first buyers can get a price relatively cheaper. Every day the market is always crowded by all kinds of people, also the tourists who aim to shop and buy Balinese handicrafts to serve as collection, souvenir and cindra mata for yourself, brother, family, friends and colleagues. Sukawati Art Market is currently closed at Nyepi and Galungan. Here you can see the unique scenery since before they begin their activity, firstly they take a pray. Sukawati Art Market has been around a long time, but in the new era of the late 80 ‘s this market sell their handicraft products which is characteristic of Bali, nowadays Sukawati Art Market is still one of the attractive option as shopping attractions in Bali.
Sukawati Art Market is also true bargain in the sale and purchase transactions as well as traditional art markets or the other markets. In this case we will never know exactly what the price for every buyer get different prices. Do not be shy to make a bargain price to get the price that suits your expectations, the seller will not be angry if we bid a low price, it has become a tradition over there.
How to get there
Sukawati Art Market is located in Sukawati village, Sukawati sub-district, Gianyar regency, it’s about 18 km from the capital city of Denpasar Bali and can be completed in approximately 30 minutes by using a motor vehicle, and about 30 km from Kuta area and about 90 minutes drive from Ngurah Rai international airport.