Bali Shopping Center
1.Sukawati market located in Sukawati district, Gianyar regency, just 45 minutes from Bali airport and 20 minutes from main of Ubud. This market is known for its art market that become ‘a must see’ place by tourists especially the local. There are so many small stalls offer you a lot of cheap souvenirs. Almost all Bali’s souvenirs can be found in this market such as painting, woodcarving, Balinese clothes, temple umbrellas and other original bali accessories.
Sukawati market is the Biggest art market in Bali and has a strategic position, as it is passed through during the tour to some destinations.Sukawati area is also the center of Shadow puppets production center. The leather puppet, ‘wayang kulit’ are made either of cow or buffalo hide. Sukawati art market is close to Batubulan village, where you can see the Barong dance performance at 09.30am until 10.30am. And also close to Celuk village, the center of gold & silversmiths.
Two hundred meters toward west from the Sukawati Art Market, on the right side of the road, there is another market known as ‘the morning Market’ which only open very early in the morning until around 07.00 AM, where they sell daily needs such as vegetable, meat, flower, etc . The crowd of souvenirs retailers from other art market or souvenir shop in Bali will come here to get semi-finished product with a very low price.
Mal Bali Galeria is a modern large shopping complex conveniently located at the Simpang Dewaruci landmark and roundabout in Kuta. The expansive shopping and entertainment precinct boasts a ‘family mall’ concept, carrying a slogan of ‘enjoy, play, eat, shop’. Various tenants, outlets and event highlights make it a favourite destination among locals and visitors.
Besides shopping and dining, Mal Bali Galeria is also a popular leisure venue where different ‘happenings’ regularly occur on its calendar of events.
The international luxury brands at the DFS Galleria include most of the notable names such as Dunhill, Bulgari, Cartier, Calvin Klein, TAG Heuer, Givenchy, Versace, Hermes and Kenzo. There are also local quality handcrafted products available. Don’t forget to wacth favorite movie at the Galeria 21 Cineplex. Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 22:00
Celuk Village is one of the art villages in Bali as a tourist destination cause of the local residents is very proactive and full of innovation to the gold and silver crafting. This countryside is located in sub district of Sukawati, Gianyar Regency and owns the individuality and excellence in production of gold and silver crafting. Most of them are Balinese professional, artistic and skillful of design development related to the silver and gold crafting. Almost all of house in this village work as silversmith in their own house.
Another villages nearbyt are Batubulan Village which is famous of Barong dance and stone carving, Singapadu Village with the art village equipped by places of recreation such as Bali Bird Park and Bali Zoo Park, Batuan Village with the traditional painting, Guang village with the wood carving.