Bali Sukawati Art Market – Pasar Seni Sukawati
Visiting Bali is not a real holiday whithout visiting Bali traditional market, especially Bali traditional art market. Of of the market in Bali is Pasar Seni Sukawati or we called Sukawati Arts Market. The Sukawati Art Market is located on Jl. Raya Sukawati, Gianyar.
It is located about 20 minutes drive from Ubud center and about 45 minutes from Sanur. Here you can various art creative products such as clothes ,sarong ,painting, wooden statue and various art gift.At this market you will find very busy lokal people activities which are very interesting.At Sukawati Art Market, the seller has no fix price, thus you may need to bargain to get the best price.
Set in a new two-story building, the art market sells a wide variety of merchandises, ranging from statues to dance costumes, all at reasonable prices. A large variety of woven baskets can be found here along with Balinese ceremonial items made from colorful prada (gold painted cloth).
Sukawati Art Market also provides various gift items which is normally cheaper than the other art work. For example unique Bali Style Clothing, Beach Saroong and souvenirs that you can bring to your country as special souvenirs from Bali. It is worth to visit because this market gives you a unique shopping experience that you won’t have in modern supermarket.
The same items are also displayed in many supermarkets but in my opinion there is no point you buy it in supermarket. Something that you can do in your country. Beside if you buy in the traditional art market, you will have direct contribution to the artist who lives from their artwork.