Indonesia has a unique Indonesian culture in shopping. They love to shop in the traditional market the most. Whether for basic needs such as daily food, or even to support their style looks. That is why in every Indonesian traditional market you will find anything you want.
If you are visiting Indonesia from one city to another, or even from island to another, you will find there will always at least find one traditional market. Including Jakarta as the main popular city in Indonesia. Not only the market but also the world heritage sites in Indonesia.
There is a lot of traditional market in Jakarta which has a different type of market. One market will have different things to sell than another. The government seems to make it different so people will come to almost all of them
Since the traditional market becomes the most important part of the Indonesian economy, existence becomes an inseparable part. Now, we will give you some list of them as the famous market in Jakarta that will amaze you as the most beautiful cities in Indonesia.
1. Pasar Baru
The Pasar Baru market becomes the oldest market in Jakarta. It claims was held in about 1820, that is why the building still consistent to keep their old style looks.
There are shoes, textile, secondhand clothes, and even a department store in Pasar Baru. The price comes differently from the lowest to the highest price you can ever imagine. It is located in around the center of Jakarta.
2. Tanah Abang Market
Tanah Abang market becomes the most popular market in Jakarta. It claims as to the biggest traditional market in the South East of Asia. It is located in the center of Jakarta, around Tanah Abang sub-district. Jl Kebon Kacang for the C block, and Jl KH Wahid Hasyim for the A block.
Tanah Abang was held around 1975 so that it makes one of the oldest markets in Jakarta. There are a lot of things to buy from there. But, the main things they are offering is about textiles.
You can find any kind of textile there at a great price. People even say it has the lowest price ever there and you can still bargain them all. It is open daily at around 8 am, and some of them have 24 hours open.
3. The Center of Hajj Souvenir Tanah Abang
Still around the Tanah Abang market, there also the Center of Hajj Souvenir. Many Indonesian people love the Arabian things the most, that is why this market becomes so popular. You can find a date palm and other Hajj souvenirs.
The market has located around Tanah Abang, in KH Mansyur street. It opens daily from 9 am up to 5 pm.
4. Senen Market
The Senen market offers so many different things you can buy such as bags, clothes, accessories, or shoes. You still make a bargain for all of your purchases even if they in a low rate. The seller will kindly give a super discount for you.
Senen market has a great location near a train station in Jl Kramat Bunder, the center of Jakarta. It is open daily from the morning until night.
5. Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua
The Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua market becomes famous with the imitation of branded things such as Channel, Dolce & Gabbana, and many more. Every brand from all around the words is selling there with a very low rate price. That is why commonly there are a lot of people coming here every day.
The Pasar Pagi Mangga Dua located in the North of Jakarta in around Mangga Dua Raya street. It opens daily from 9am up to 6am.
6. Jatinegara Market
The market of Jatinegara is located in the East of Jakarta, in around Matraman Raya street, Jatinegara. It provides every daily need at a great price and you can still offer a bargain for all of your purchase.
The Jatinegara market opens daily start at about 4 am up to 5 pm. This the great place to buy everything of your daily needs.
7. Cipulir Market
The Cipulir market claim was existed since about 1989. It becomes one of the oldest markets in Jakarta with completes things you can buy. There are clothes and textiles you can buy them in a wholesaler way at a great price.
The Cipulir market locates in around Ciledug Raya street of the South of Jakarta. It opens daily start from around 5 am up to 3 pm, but some of them in the outside shop closed by 5 pm.
8. Glodok Market
The Glodok market becomes so popular since it offers everything you needs from basic need, clothes, or even electronics. The price also comes competitively at a low rate.
You can visit other markets to complete your traveling time to the Chinese historical building around there. It located around Pancoran street in the west of Jakarta. It opens daily start from 6 am up to 9 pm.
9. Mayestik Market
The Mayestik market becomes so popular since it offers all of the need for a wedding. They come at a great price and still, you can bargain them all. You will capable to save more by shopping your wedding needs there and still go travel to visit the Bogor Botanical garden in West Java after it.
The Mayestik market is located in the South of Jakarta in around Tebah II street. It opens daily start from 9 am to 6 pm.
So, there are 9 famous markets in Jakarta that will amaze you. Have you ever been there before?