Ubud Central Market is situated in the center of town on Jalan Raya, just across from the Puri Saren Royal Palace. Its strategic location explains its great popularity as a local craft center. Besides the normal foodstuffs, the market offers a vast choice of clothes and handicrafts. Perfect shopping place if you want to look for Balinese souvenirs.
Explore Ubud market
The market is divided in two sections functioning at different hours. The east section sells fruits, vegetables and spices used for local cooking. The stalls open very early in the morning and close at about 9am. The west section consists of boutiques and booths offering arts and craftwork.
The prices depend a lot on your ability to bargain. There’s no such thing as fixed prices.
Local residents go to the market every day to buy fresh food, cakes and offerings. This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in their daily routine.
Handcrafted products are made in the surrounding villages of Pengosekan, Tegallalang and Payangan. You can buy nice scarves, shirts, handwoven bags, baskets, statues and even kites.
How to get there?
Approximately one and half hour drive from Ngurah Rai International airport and 32 km from Kuta.
Opening hours: From daybreak until 6pm. A number of boutiques remain open until late in the evening.