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“typical”
Review of Pasar Ubud

Pasar Ubud
Ranked #21 of 82 things to do in Gianyar
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

typical bali market - food, clothes, trinkets. A lot of fun, need to hold your nose in places but it's all part of the experience. You can still get genuine bargains here.

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Reviewed 19 February 2012

We visited the market before. Our impression now was that is was very crowded and the people were more demanding and pushy than some years ago. The market is one big tourist place, to us nothing local. We visited the Pasar Badung in Denpasar which was very nice and all local people and stuff, we enjoyed it.
Ubud is very touristic but has still a nice atmosphere. It is a perfect place to rent a driver (a reliable and carefull one, the trafic is crazy!) and make some trips. The nature around Ubud is stunning!! We had a great driver who showed us the more 'behind' places in Bali away form all the tourist crap as you can see in the pictures!

1  Thank Dian W
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Reviewed 31 January 2012

Stalls facing the main road enjoys the most businesses, and most of them sell clothing.
Don't forget to walk in further into the market to look at other stuff, as this market is of substantial size.
This is a bustling place which sells many handmade stuff, e.g. soap, wood carvings, keychains, clothings etc. A good place to get some cheap souvenirs for friends and folks at home, but you must always remember to bargain! The key to bargaining is to begin with 50% of the offered price, and try to stay there... and after you got your deal, do ask for extra 1 or 2 gifts from the salesperson :)
This market is rather large, and there are many stalls selling the same stuff.
Therefore, check and compare the prices at different stalls before making your purchase.

1  Thank WoonLee
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Reviewed 7 January 2012

amazing experience with payuk bali cooking class. wonderful morning see daily activity of balinese people at the ubud market . before cooking class we go to see and learning about spices and vegetable that is used for cooking ,than guide to rice field to see Bali rice ,until at home we learning making balinese offering .making coconut oil. start to cooking food. The chef very friendly and really funny people .they give us a very good time . also the people who help in the kitchen are very helpfull and very friendly we had real good time , enjoyed the wonderful view , laughed and cooked if you like cooking or you want to taste the real Balinese cooking .Participate this course thanks you for the wonderful day

3  Thank payukbalic
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Reviewed 22 November 2011

The ubud market is an awesome treasure trove waiting to be explored and discovered. beautiful hand carved wooden art work, paintings, metallic curios, clothings and whatever the eyes of the buyer can rest on is just waiting there to be bought.
However, ones bargaining skills need to be put to pracitice here. But we didnt mind paying slightly more as the people of Bali are poor and we dont mind contributing a bit to the economy! However, bargaining to half the quoted price is a good deal..After a hard day at bargaining one can feast on the Gelato bars which are found along the walkway. Nice restaurants like Ibu Rai (Thai ) also serve nice food for the tired treasure hunters...Overall it is a shoppers dream come true!

1  Thank Rani001
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