Bring Your Local Mindset at Merta Nadi Art Market

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Bring Your Local Mindset at Merta Nadi Art Market

Merta Nadi Art Market in Legian is normally packed with tourist. Located on Legian’s pedestrian-friendly street of Jalan Melasti, this traditional market is close to the beach with series of shops creating a compact shopping destination for visitors. It has a large number of souvenir and boutique shops with goods are made locally. This market also provides refreshment avenues with cafes and restaurants nearby to help you relax in between your shopping escapade.

You will find a huge variety of gift items at the Merta Nadi Art Market. Items such as sculptures, clothes, bed covers, bags and much more are available at low price. But most visitors come to this market to hunting clothes. You will find shirts and dresses in various style and colours, as well as batiks and traditional ikat cloths.

You will notice some of the shops hang ‘Fix Price’ note at the entrance. But, as applies in other traditional markets, you can always bargain for getting the best price for the items. You also need to understand the nature of the fabric before making the bargain. Making enquiries about the price of clothing items will allow a better understanding of the range and thereby help in securing quality products at the best possible price.

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