Denpasar Shopping Tour, Denpasar (Self Guided)

Denpasar is a city that offers visitors many exotic and unusual shopping spots. The city's many shops and markets offer traditional goods that reflect the city's culture and traditions. Every proposed attraction in this guide will provide its visitors an abundance of colours and an unforgettable experience. Take this guided tour to experience the best shopping experience of your life and choose perfect presents representing the Balinese culture for your dear ones.
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Denpasar Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Denpasar Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Indonesia » Denpasar (See other walking tours in Denpasar)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km
Author: Cathy
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Duta Silk

1) Duta Silk

Duta Silk is a very popular shop selling silk and other fabrics like wool, cotton, velvet and linen in all possible colours and textures. The friendly and quick staff at the shop are always ready to help customers choose the perfect material as well as details like buttons and lace. The present shop, though it is not big in size, is famous for its quality products not only in Denpasar, but in all Indonesia. It is located at the first block of the Komplex Duta Permai, right next to the Matahari store.
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Tiara Dewata

2) Tiara Dewata

Tiara Dewata is a popular shopping spot for the people who are not fond of the street markets but still want to feel the Balinese shopping spirit, smell the scent of the colorful spices and choose a souvenir to remind them of the local culture. The entrance to the supermarket is the most preferred place among tourists due to the mass of vendors offering traditional Indonesian things, both potential gifts and exotic local food products. Customers are welcome to visit Tiara Dewata every day from 08.30 to 22.00.
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Hasanuddin Street

3) Hasanuddin Street

Hasanuddin Street is a great shopping street for the people who are fond of jewelery, and gold in particular. Many Denpasar inhabitants call the street the Gold Market area. Hasanuddin is full of shops on both sides of the street selling precious metal items as well as modern cheap jewelery. All the stores in this area offer items made from eighteen and twenty-two karate gold. Beside trendy jewelry shops, Hasanuddin Street hosts many local metal manufacturers standing in front of the boutiques and selling objects for a cheaper price.
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Sulawesi Street

4) Sulawesi Street

Sulawesi Street, or the Fabric Street, is a street full of fabric shops and independent vendors. It is a favourite shopping spot for many visitors as well as locals, especially during traditional celebrations and festivals, when the participants wear clothes made from special fabrics. The multitude of shops offer an incredible choice of colorful silk, organza, cotton, batik and other materials. Some of them are local, and some are imported from abroad.
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Pasar Badung

5) Pasar Badung

Pasar Badung is the grandest market in Denpasar. It is organized on three big floors, and all the offered products are arranged by category. The outside area of the market is reserved for fruit and vegetables. The first floor offers a big choice of seafood from the surrounding cities specializing in fishing. All the other floors of Pasar Badung are reserved for the most diverse goods - starting with special costumes and objects necessary for traditional ceremonies and ending in colorful and aromatic spices. The market is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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Pasar Kumbasari

6) Pasar Kumbasari

Pasar Kumbasari is the neighbouring market of the Pasar Badung. It is one of the largest and most affordable shopping spots in Denpasar. The four floors of the market offer an enormous selection of traditional items manufactured in Bali and the surrounding areas, each item being a perfect gift for friends and family back home. The selection of goods include diverse traditional clothes and fabrics, wood and metal souvenirs. The most special thing about the Pasar Kumbasari is that it was formerly known as Peken Payuk (the pot market) and its most popular goods for sale are still locally manufactured pots and other kitchenware.
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Pasar Burung

7) Pasar Burung

Pasar Burung, or the Bird Market, is quite noisy but still a very exotic place to visit in Denpasar. The market offers hundreds of species of different birds, animals, fish and snakes. The enormous selection of fauna offered in the Pasar Burung include such animals as monkeys, squirrels, guinea pigs, wild cats and other exotic species plus an incredible number of different sized and coloured parrots, canaries and other birds. The market also sells diverse cages and other supplies for animals and birds.
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Pasar Malam Kereneng

8) Pasar Malam Kereneng (must see)

Pasar Malam Kereneng is a traditional evening market, but during the day vendors always have something to offer as well. The sellers at the Pasar Malam Kereneng offer an enormous selection of fresh, traditionally prepared food. The most popular products found on the stalls of this market are the bebek betutu, satay and gado gado. Many of the foods that can be bought here are not available in restaurants and cafes. They reflect the Balinese spirit and traditions through their savor and aromas. Fresh fruit and vegetables are also available.

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Denpasar for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Denpasar has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Denpasar, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.