Ubud Market, is a traditional market in Ubud, Gianyar regency, Bali. Located in Monkey Forest street. Ubud market is very strategic location, being in the center of Ubud. It is located just a few meters from Puri Ubud, and not far from Monkey Forest. Located next Puri Agung Saren. And is part of a tourist destination for tourists who come to Ubud. The market is also the location of the shooting of the film Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts.
Ubud Market is open every day. In the morning, Ubud market opens at 8 am, to cap the evening at 6 pm. Ubud market is divided into two blocks, a block west and a block east. Blocks west is the traditional art market, and a block east is the market that provide the daily necessities.
In the art market block, we can buy various souvenirs suitable as souvenirs typical of Bali. Balinese jewelry, it is worth paying. There are a variety of woven bags, cloth bags, miscellaneous jewelry, clothing bearing the Bali, woven hats, and pants Balinese coast. There are different types and kinds of paintings that are sold Ubud market. There are also eating utensils made of wood, a miniature bicycle, and various types of crafts that are sold there that deserves to be bought.
But if you want to buy something in the Ubud market, you must be smart bargain price. The price offered by the traders there are quite expensive, you can offer up to half price or more, in order to get a cheaper price and deserve.
Entering the Ubud market, try passing Melanting temple. Melanting Temple is a temple located in the market that is always worshiped by traders. We can see the daily activities of the merchants in the temple. The merchants always pray in temples of Melanting Ubud. The ritual was always they do for granted fortune by God.
In the movie Eat Pray Love, Julia Roberts at the Ubud market, entered the temple area and see which perform ritual activities of traders in the temple of Melanting Ubud. The tourists are accustomed Melanting when walking past the temple from the parking area to the shop in Ubud market. In some scenes in the movie of Eat Pray Love, Julia Roberts visited an astrologer in Ubud named Ketut Liyer.
Ubud Market which is located in the center of Ubud, is the center of life for the people of Ubud. All the necessities of life and are sold in the market economy Ubud, a unique attraction for tourists who have never felt the atmosphere of traditional markets in the country.