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Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Muara Kuin Banjarmasin South Kalimantan


Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Muara Kuin Banjarmasin South Kalimantan. Floating Market Muara Kuin is a traditional floating market on the Barito river at the mouth of Kuin river, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. The merchants and buyers use jukung, boat name in Banjar. This market began after the dawn prayer until after seven o'clock. The sun rises in the reflected light between the transaction and the vegetable gardens of the villages along the Barito river and its tributaries.

Boating women traders who sell their products themselves or the neighboring called dukuh, while the second hand purchase from the dukuh for resale called panyambangan. The interesting of this market is still common to found a barter transactions among the boating traders, which is in a Banjar language called bapanduk.

Floating Market (Pasar Terapung) Muara Kuin Banjarmasin South Kalimantan
Floating Market

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