Widely known for its traditional floating marketplace, Banjarmasin makes you feel like you are living in a river city, filled with magical beauty that is surreal yet fascinating.
River Market’s Charm
Banjarmasin has always been dubbed as the “Venice of The East” as its majestic tourism lies on the delta of the Barito River. Due to its extensive attraction on the river, it is obvious that Banjarmasin has been acknowledged as the “River City” with thousands of wonders. To further witness the uniqueness of the river attraction, simply visit the floating market at Muara Kuin, a traditional market where most of its activity is conducted on the boat. Floating market in Banjarmasin is a reflection of Banjar culture that has been going on a long time ago.
One of the prime reasons that appeal to many people to Banjarmasin is its floating marketplace. In fact, a journey to the Banjarmasin may be incomplete without experiencing this unique traditional market. located at the Kuin River, this traditional marketplace can help you save for an array of objects that range from clean fruits and vegetables to handicraft items and household items. However, shopping in Banjarmasin isn’t always just limited to the floating market. For those looking for urban-oriented shopping, Dutta Mall is a splendid preference for modern-day customers.
If you are the type of person who is craving for adventure, then Banjarmasin also offers a huge list of activities that can be enjoyed. For an exciting experience, take an adventure by river rafting along Loksado’s Amandit river with the traditional raft made using bamboo or elastic. If you are searching for an alternative place for some quality time with your family and companions, a recommended choice is to go to the Palau Hijau recreation park that includes of a mini zoo, an angling lake, and a playing ground.