Find a Culinary Delights at Shindu Night Market – If you bored with the cafes and hotel restaurant atmosphere, you can experience the thrill of hanging out at traditional night markets, such as Shindu Night Market. This market is similar to other bustling markets where visitors can stroll and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere while exploring culinary delights.
Located on Jalan Danau Tamblingan, this market offers a variety of Balinese specialties, Indonesian delicacies, Chinese food, and even Western cuisine. You can also find clothing, toys, CDs/VCDs/DVDs, and even amusement rides for children. Shindu Night Market is well-known among international tourists, who come for dinner or simply to soak in the ambiance.
As the night deepens, the market becomes busier with customers. Tourists on extended stays in Bali prefer coming here over mini-markets because the sellers, on average, can converse in English.
Besides the affordable prices, comfort also derived from the cleanliness, the interaction between sellers and buyers, and the haggling activities during transactions. It’s no wonder that hotels in Sanur include this market as a must-visit attraction for tourists in Bali.
With an area of approximately 52 acres, this market funded by the village’s self-help efforts and managed by the Sanur Development Foundation. It preserves traditional values as a friendly and vibrant market.
Despite its simple yet authentically local appearance, this market opens every day from 03:00 AM. The culinary night market, in particular, operates from 06:00 PM to 11:00 PM. The food prices range from five thousand rupiahs to forty thousand rupiahs per portion.
Around 361 vendors occupy stalls and shops in the market area. The arrangement of vendors’ stalls is tidy, making it easy for buyers to find what they’re looking for. Even the renowned travel website, TripAdvisor, once crowned this market as the top trending attraction in Southeast Asia.