In addition to beautiful sceneries, cultural sites and delicious food, Yogyakarta is also home to famous traditional markets. If you’re looking for low prices, unique finds and great culinary options, traditional markets are the go-to spots! Don’t forget to add these to your must-visit list, for some great shopping and the delicious culinary experience that these traditional markets have to offer!
One of the oldest and largest traditional market here in Yogyakarta, is Beringharjo. Functioning as a trading place since 1758, this “pasar” has in fact become an icon of tourism; from fruits, accessories, batik, traditional snacks to food stalls, this is also the place to find beautiful antiques and Javanese herbs. In other words, you can shop anything here, but don’t forget to bring along your bargaining skills! Oh, and do try-out some yummy Es Dawet to quench your thirst.
Address: Jl. Margo Mulyo No.16, Ngupasan, Gondomanan, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55122
Opening Hours: 08.30 AM to 21.00 PM
Another iconic market/ traditional shopping street is Malioboro. Again, ranging from accessories, souvenirs of Jogja, and paintings, this is the ideal place to shop to bring back some interesting finds for your friends and family. If you go there at night time, you must try their local food stalls which serves delicious street food.
Address: Jl. Malioboro, Sosromenduran, Gedong Tengen, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55122
Opening Hours: Most shops close at 21.00 but street food stalls are usually open until 24.00
Of course, you can find plenty of other traditional markets right here in Yogyakarta, but these are the 2 most iconic traditional shopping streets. Don’t forget to add these to your must-visit list, for some great shopping and the delicious culinary experience that these traditional markets have to offer!
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