Lonely Planet Writer

Stalls to be relocated after Bali’s largest market fire

Some of the 1683 stalls in Pasar Badung, Bali’s oldest traditional market, are set to be relocated after the complex was devastated by a fire that broke out on Monday night.

Denpasar market, Bali.
Denpasar market, Bali. Image by Jumilla / CC BY 2.0

Panicking shopkeepers tried to save what merchandise they could before the Denpasar market, known for its fresh produce, spices and textiles, was engulfed by flames. Local police are yet to publicly confirm what caused the blaze; no deaths or serious injuries have been reported. Read more: bali.coconuts.co