The Route Towards Floating Market
|Syamsudin Noor Airport|
Visit the tourist attractions in Banjarmasin is quite young because of its location near the city of Banjarmasin, if you come from outside the city, you can transit first at the Syamsudin Noor airport at Banjarmasin South Kalimantan, then after here you can continue the trip to the market with the Floating Market Using Klotok boat transportation facilities with travel time about 45 minutes.
Activities Can Do in Banjarmasin Floating Market
Enjoying the atmosphere of the floating market is a special experience for tourists who come to Banjarmasin, here you can find activities of buying and selling of goods made on the river by means of boat transportation. Not only that along the river to this place you can also see the views of the houses of the Barito river people who are all made of wood. And what makes you wonder later, the houses here are not easily damaged even though the building material is made of wood. This is because the wood used to build a community house here is a type of Ulin woodis famous for strong and more stronger when exposed to water.
In addition, if you visit Flower Island, you can see some long-tailed monkey herds are commonly found on the island. The herds of monkeys here will usually come up to you and targeting the food you bring, in addition to the long tail monkeys you will also find a herd of monkeys with a sharp nose shape.
The interesting thing that can be found here is the Floating Market Festival which is an annual event organized by the government of Banjarmasin, this festival aims to preserve the local culture and as a means to attract the attention of tourists both domestic tourists and foreign tourists.
Culinary and Typical Banjarmasin Souvenir
Visit the tourist attraction in Banjarmasin is a dream that must be realized, and if we come here just enjoy the uniqueness and panoramic object of the course is not complete. This is because the city of Banjarmasin also save a lot of culinary that you should try to pamper your tongue. Here are some culinary and souvenirs that you can try and take home for your family at home.
1. Lontong Orari
Culinary this one will surely add the fun to visit tourist attractions in Banjarmasin, Lontong served with a splash of young jackfruit opor has a different flavor than you meet in other areas, because the spice that does not use turmeric makes this culinary is not sekuning lontong in other areas .
2. Kandangan Ketupat
Named Ketupat Kandangan because this culinary was first to find is the community Kab. Kandangan. Served with a coconut sauce similar to opor makes a sensation to enjoy it. Not only that sprinkling of fried onions make savory and delicious on the tongue.
3. Soto Banjar
Culinary this one is very famous, and of course some of you have heard and even tasted it. Unlike the soto in general, soto Banjar using ketupat as a substitute for rice and a mixture of herbs and spices that complement the delicious eating this soup. How to eat it is also unique, namely by using the hands instead of using a spoon, interesting isn’t it ?.
Actually there are many unique culinary that you can enjoy when you visit Banjarmasin such as Soto Milk Banjar, Patin Bakar, Pepes Patin, Sate Banjar and Gangan Humbut. As for souvenir which you can take home during visiting the city of Banjarmasin are as follows:
1. The Noble Stone
Borneo famous for its noble stones, here almost all precious stones are found, ranging from the price of thousands to even billions of dollars. If you intend to seek precious stones souvenir, you can visit the center of the precious stones that are often found here.
2. Sasirangan Fabrics
Why is it called the Sasirangan fabrics because it made using pen-tack / column late in the later node / bound, in Banjar “Sa” means “one”, while “poor” means “coat / column”.
Amplang a similar snack crackers made with raw fish flat which are found in the river or swamp – marsh. but because of the difficulty of finding the raw materials, people here use mackerel or catfish as his successor. Raw materials were mixed with spices – spices and herbs typical.
In addition you can also search the typical South souvenir others like Panting (Musical), Miniature Houses Indigenous and also T-shirts typical South.
Tips Visit the Floating Market
To thrill your tour to the Floating Market has nuances that can not be overlooked as possible you can read some of the tips below:
1. Choose the type of Transport
To visit tourist attractions in Banjarmasin can use two types of transportation that use motors or car and also can use the boat raft, so for those of you who like the sensation you can use a boat to visit the raft floating market in Bangkok this.
2. Select the Right Time
Traders who sell merchandise at the Floating Market is bustling met in the morning to 06.30 from 08.00 WIT(Western Indonesia Time), so you must prepare equipment such as night camera and supporting equipment.
3. Notice of Default
Enjoy the feel of tourism here is very , but do not forget you do not pay attention to your luggage, because the market is very crowded by the bustle of the seller and the buyer. So to avoid the things that you do not want it is good to keep your luggage with both main valuables such as mobile phones and cameras.
4. Do not throw garbage in the river
Keeping the environment clean is highly recommended, so we are more comfortable to visit. Similarly, keep in Floating Market This can be done by removing the waste in place not in the river.