JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Pasar Senggol is where you should go to feast on a wide selection of mouthwatering and famous Balinese food made by the locals.
Balinese food is often forgotten amid the pristine beauty and colorful culture of this stunning Indonesian island destination. But when it comes to traveling, one of the best ways to know the country is through its food. Choosing where to go in Bali to satisfy your fix for the island’s delicious food is easy because Pasar Senggol has it all. Pasar Senggol offers an array of Balinese street food, and it opens during the evening throughout various parts of the island.
Some of the famous Pasar Senggol branches can be found in Gianyar, Kuta, Tabanan, and Kreneng.
I Nyoman Nuarta, Chairman of the Indonesian Tour Guide Association, regularly brings over many foreign tourists to Pasar Senggol so they can try Balinese food.
“Normally, Japanese tourists are excited to visit Pasar Senggol in Bali in the mornings and evenings. They come in the morning to observe the activities of the market for photography reasons while they come at night to feast.”
When introducing foreign tourists to Balinese food, Nyoman also opts to take them to Pasar Kreneng and Pasar Kuta even though Pasar Senggol is the most favored place to visit when it comes to culinary adventures.
“Favorite Balinese food include Balinese Roast Pork, fried bananas, corn-on-the-cob, and Indonesian sweet rice cakes (klepon).”
Another reason to convince you to come to Pasar Senggol during your trip to the island is affordability.