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Floating Market Banjarmasin Borneo

Floating market is located in Banjarmasin city, in the south of Borneo, precisely at the estuary of the river Martapura – Barito. Floating Market is a traditional market.Why floating?It’s because ot the traders in this market offering merchandise using Jukung or Kelotok (typical boat of Banjar), and for those who want to buy also have to use that kind of boat. This market activity started after the morning prayers until about 07.00 AM.They sell all kinds of vegetables, fruits (from their own garden), fish, meat and other needs that are not much different from traditional markets in general, also floating restaurant which selling Banjarmasin special food that namely Soto Banjar (Banjar soup).

To go to that place is not far from the city, and to visit the markets we need to rent Kelotok, which is costs 100,000 rupiah or $ 10. Variety of community activities reflected on  the Borneo Barito River. About Banjarmasin and Floating Market from Wikipedia.

Selling fruit

Floating Restaurant (Banjar Soup)

Traders in the boats