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Gianyar Night Market

The sound of scores of cooking pots and the glare of bright lights add a frenetic and festive clamour to Gianyar's delicious night market, which any local will tell you has some of the best food in Bali. Scores of s…
Temple in Gianyar

Pura Dalem Sidan

When driving east from Gianyar you come to the turn-off to Bangli about 2km out of Peteluan. Follow this road for about 1km until you reach a sharp bend, where you'll find Sidan's Pura Dalem Sidan. This good example…
Balinese in Gianyar

Gianyar Babi Guleng

People come to Gianyar to sample the market food, like the babi guling (spit-roast pig stuffed with chilli, turmeric, garlic and ginger). Although scoring a zero for naming imagination, this open-air shopfront score…
Textiles in Gianyar

Tenun Ikat Setia Cili

Located at the western end of town on the main Ubud road, 500m apart from its competitor Cap Togog, is this large textile factory. Connoisseurs of handwoven fabrics will be fit to be tied (dyed?). This place has a s…
Textiles in Gianyar

Cap Togog

This place is on the main drag west of the centre. Cap Togog has a fascinating production area below; follow the sounds of dozens of clacking wooden looms.
Market in Gianyar

Food Market

The food stalls in this food market, which line both sides of the main section of Jl Ngurah Rai, are worth sampling for babi guling (spit-roast pig stuffed with chilli, turmeric, garlic and ginger), piseng goreng (f…