Five Thousand Visitors Every Week Fulfill Floating Market in Banjarmasin

By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Sunday, July 30 2017 - 19:25 IWST

Floating Market in Borneo
Floating Market in Borneo

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Banjarmasin, the capital of South Kalimantan is dubbed the City of Thousand Rivers, because the center of Bajarmasin City is cleaved by many rivers, such as Martapura River, Barito, Sipandai River, Sigaling River, Keramat River, Sungai Pangeran and many more.

In Banjarmasin, it has many tourist attractions that are currently crowded by local and foreign tourists, this is expressed by Muhammad, as Head of Tourism Promotion of South Kalimantan.

"For tourist visits, it is already crowded, usually on Saturdays and Sundays in the floating market of Siring in the Martapura River, each week the tourists visit up to five thousand," he told Industry.co.id during Borneo Cultural Charm Festival, at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Jakarta, Saturday (29/7/2017).

He said, many tourists who visit along the river Martapuran with klotok, with the price of Rp 5 thousand, course, tourists can tour the city of Banjarmasin through the river. In addition to the Floating market, if going up to the top of the district, South Kalimantan, there is tourism Bamboo Rafting.

"This is different, if in Java use rubber, if here is assembled with bamboo, so bamboo boat can be climbed three to four people, including jokinya.In addition visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of South Kalimantan," he concluded.

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