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Ubud market

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The savvy traveller knows that to sample a taste of local life, head to the markets, and Ubud Market offers a great big mixed dollop of tradition and commerce in two flavours: regular local market early morning and tourist “art” market by day. It previously had multi personalities with a night market as well, but local restaurants were too much competition.

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If you’re looking for an authentic night market close to Ubud, you’ll have to head to Gianyar, but if you can't make it there, Ubud's effort will do. The real business starts as early as four in the morning, although the official opening time is 06:00, with squatting sellers filling most available spaces when you’ll have to fight with shoving, hurrying and haggling locals for the best prices on sweet mangosteens, stinky durians, and hairy rambutans (“like an orange made love to a plum” as Javier Bardem describes them to Julia Roberts in the film of Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir “Eat Pray Love” filmed right here in this ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 700 words.)

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