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6 Traditional Balinese Markets

Traditional Balinese Markets –

Occasionally, I try to experience a simple holiday without having to think about what dress code to wear to be happy. One of them is that you just come to the traditional market and even the night market. This night market is made for people’s parties and is usually held by related agencies. Both traditional markets and night markets are clearly aimed at all levels of society, without exception. For those of you who really like culinary tourism, when in Bali, don’t miss the various snacks and Balinese food that are sold in traditional markets. Here we provide six traditional Balinese markets that you can visit to hunt for street food.

Sindhu Market 

Ig by @islandswolfpack at sindhu market

This is the right place for you snack hunters; this market offers a wide variety of foods. Starting from Balinese specialties, Indonesian culinary specialties, Chinese food, and Western food The various menus offered are varied, such as Balinese mixed rice, vegetable cake, traditional Balinese jajak, chicken and goat satay, martabak, toast, and many others. What’s interesting about this is that you can find a lot of merchandise, such as clothes, toys, and odong-odong providers for children.

Jimbaran Market 

Located on Jalan Pantai Kedonganan No. 1100, Kedonganan, Kec. Kuta, Badung regency Of course, the snacks and food here are not far from the seafood menu. If you come in the morning, you can see the fishermen showing off their catch at the fish market, and you can buy it. Then, in the afternoon, the fishermen will start opening seafood stalls. Here you can enjoy a variety of seafood dishes with Balinese specialties, such as squid, lobster, oysters, and red snapper.

Kuta Night Market

Ig by @easy_going__ at kuta night market

It is located in the heart of Denpasar, where the Kuta area does open its eyes almost at night every day and lasts until the early hours of the morning. At night, it is the most suitable time to take a leisurely walk and enjoy Balinese culinary delights. It is at the Kuta night market that you can find the cheapest food in Bali, with typical street food offerings that offer the best taste ever. There are some authentic traditional restaurants too.

Nakula Night Market

Being in the Legian area, where this area also doesn’t have words or knows close and even sleeps Nakula Night Market is a market that is open 24 hours a day. This market provides many traditional dishes at economical prices. The food that is often found at Senggol Nakula Market is seafood, which is processed into various dishes.

Tabanan Night Market

Ig by @putuekapermata at tabanan market

This market is about 12 kilometers from the Tanah Lot tourist attraction. This market is located in the middle of the city along Jalan Gajah Mada and is truly a vibrant culinary center. For those of you culinary hunters, in this market you can find food such as Balinese mixed rice, jukut urab, betutu chicken, bekakak chicken, Balinese porridge, and of course many other Balinese specialties. Here there are also traders who sell various foods and drinks, clothes, and various children’s games.

Gianyar Night Market

Ig by @stephayclaire at gianyar market

This traditional night market is located in the heart of the district capital, Gianyar, about 10 kilometers southeast of the center of Ubud. Here you can find a variety of traditional snacks, iced drinks, and Balinese specialties such as suckling pig, tipat cantok, and lawar. It’s not just food here; here you can find clothes and other accessories that you can buy as souvenirs.


If you go to Bali and stop by the traditional market above, don’t be surprised if you hear the word “senggol market”. Pasar Senggol is another name for the night market. Hunting for special culinary delights in a place is indeed more comfortable when it is getting late. The atmosphere is not hot anymore, and the nightlife in Bali is getting livelier. Of course, there are also more and more traders, so there are also more choices for snacks.

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