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Shopping in Indonesia - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques

Sulawesi Vacation in any country is impossible without shopping today. No tourist will refuse to bring a souvenir or a memento from a trip to foreign countries. Shopping in Asian countries has always differed from other popular tourist destinations in its features and colorful local color. A clear proof of this will be a trip to shops, markets, or shopping centers in Indonesia. The country, which is becoming more popular with tourists from all over the world, will be able to surprise and please its guests with high-quality shopping and reasonable prices.
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Fans of shopping should know some of the nuances and features of this activity in Indonesia, so as not to be disappointed by the purchased items and souvenirs. It is better to buy goods in large retail stores. You should be sure to bargain during visit them, as well as during visits to the market. This element of trading often allows bringing down the initial cost by almost 2 times. If the tourist does not have a goal to buy something it is better not to go to the shopping malls. Enterprising Indonesians persuade a foreigner to buy some trinkets. You will have to endure their obtrusiveness. There is 1 more nuance. There are a lot of small Asian sizes of clothes in Indonesia. Therefore, if you want to buy a larger item you will have to go to the island of Bali.
Large stores in Indonesia are open from 9 am to 6 pm. Some retail outlets in areas with numerous tourists may be open until 9 pm. Shops in mainly Muslim areas are closed on Friday. You can bargain both in markets and in stores. Bargaining is not appropriate only in large supermarkets and branded stores. The cost of goods is fixed there. It is recommended to pay for purchases in Indonesian currency – rupiah. You can exchange money everywhere. But it is recommended to do this in Bank branches. The exchange rate is higher there. You can also pay for purchases with a credit card. Foreign currency is not accepted for payment by sellers in some small villages. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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All the most fashionable and popular stores in the main city of Indonesia, Jakarta, are located in Mall Taman Anggrek and Plaza Indonesia. Many brand stores and boutiques are located here. Mall Taman Anggrek has become a place of concentration of more than 400 stores and shopping pavilions. Prices will pleasantly surprise you with availability in Plaza Indonesia. Products from all over the world will be offered to customers in the Senayan City store taking into account the financial viability of the client. Products of the most famous brands in Indonesia are collected in the SOGO store. There are small shops in any locality throughout Indonesia.
View@Kayuaro The state of Indonesia is located on a number of Islands. The uniqueness of shopping in this country is that there are villages of craftsmen on almost every island that is popular with tourists. They specialize in the production of certain products. For example, the best wood cutting masters are located in the village of Mas near Ubud. The settlement of Tenganan became the capital of weaving art. The best master jewelers live in the village of Keluk on the island of Bali. Another Balinese village, Kuta, is built to fully meet any shopping needs of tourists. You can purchase products that match a variety of preferences and budgets. This can be souvenirs and clothing, or jewelry and leather goods.
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Indonesia is considered the birthplace of batik. Local craftsmen produce original and beautiful products with unique drawings. It is better to buy them in the city of Gianyar, which is the center of batik. Figurines carved from wood will be an original souvenir from Indonesia. They are made of ebony, palm or sandalwood. The price depends on the material of manufacture. In addition to external beauty, these products are endowed with positive energy. The most important part of Indonesian culture is the wooden masks of various deities and heroes of mythology. Despite their menacing appearance, tourists are willing to buy them. Products made of Python or Cobra skin are very popular. Satisfied tourists often take with them belts, purses, pocketbooks, and bags made from them. Various oils and cosmetics used for Spa procedures have become widely known. Tourists often buy them both for souvenirs and for personal use.
Ngobaran beach gunung kidul Indonesia is the 4th largest coffee producer on the planet. Therefore, travelers often take with them a local flavored drink. Cocoa beans are also grown in this country. Indonesian chocolate becomes a wonderful gift brought from Indonesia. Jasmine tea and local honey, the best types of which are produced on the island of Java, also deserve attention from the product souvenirs from Indonesia. There is a wide selection of spices and seasonings in the markets of Indonesia. You should also definitely buy exotic fruits and vegetables that are unusual for many tourists.
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♥   Shopping area ' Cihampelas' Bandung. On the map   Photos
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Tambora Volcano

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In Indonesia, on the island of Sumbawa, you can find Tambora volcano. Its eruption was one of the most violent in the 19th century. It happened in 1815. The event was of incredible scale. It’s considered that it could cause a serious climate change on the planet. According to rough estimates, about 24 cubic kilometers of lava were thrown out to earth surface during the eruption. Far more devastating consequences had the release of several million tons of sulfur dioxide. Its gases literally wrapped the Earth up and hid it from the sunlight.

Subsequently, a poisonous gas enveloped the planet for a long time, periodically spilling in various places as an acid rain. According to historical records, 1816 was the coldest year in the last century in both America and Europe. In historical … Read all

Krakatoa Volcano

From the series “Volcanoes and Traps That Changed the Face of the Planet”
One of the main attractions of Indonesia is Krakatau volcano, which is reasonably considered among the most powerful and dangerous volcanoes in the world. Its last eruption began August 26, 1883, and lasted for several months. Explosions of incredible strength could be heard in several thousand kilometers. The eruption of Krakatau sparked one of the largest tsunamis in human history. Waves reached 40 meters of height.

Destructive elements has caused the death of 34 000 people and was a trigger for serious geological changes. The island, which until 1883 housed the volcano, was completely destroyed during the eruption. A huge caldera has formed there. In 1927, the newly awakened volcano eruption triggered the emergence of a new caldera in the center of the cone, called Anak Krakatau. The … Read all
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Shopping malls, boutiques and outlets in top cities of Indonesia

Jakarta
On the crossing of Pasar Senen and Kramat Bunder streets there is an excellent clothing market where clothes and shoes can be purchased at the most attractive prices. To tell the truth, it scares the tourists with large quantities of garbage, which local sellers don't rush to clean after a day's work. However, there is no need to be frightened of the huge number of empty boxes and paper, since this market offers really an excellent choice of clothes at incredibly attractive prices. Quality … Read more
Bandung
Heritage Factory outlet occupies a beautiful historic building with columns. It is equally popular and interesting for choosing inexpensive summer and new beach clothes. After shopping you can always have a rest in a cozy restaurant. This outlet is focused on women in many ways. Women's clothing and footwear prevail in its pavilions. In Grande Fashion Gallery trading complex, located in Dago district, there are clothes for absolutely everyone. It offers fashionable modern large size clothes … Read more
Denpasar
You can also visit Pasar Kumbasari market. It presents a rich choice of inexpensive clothes, jewelry, traditional souvenirs and handicrafts. However, sellers there are known to be sackers for the income. They can literally follow foreign customers. Visiting this market should be best accompanied by an experienced guide. Denpasar is famous for its textile workshops, whose best products can be purchased on Jalan Sulawesi Street. On this street, there are dozens of specialized stores that sell … Read more
Bali
Tourists who want to bring unusual gifts from their trip, should definitely visit the town of Batubulan, described as The City of Stone Sculptures. Here live true masters who can creat sculptures for every taste. If you won't find appropriate souvenirs in local trade tents, they can always be ordered. Masters also send finished prodicts by post. Batuan village is known for its nice gift shops, as well. This place is popular among budget travellers. Customers are offered beautiful masks in … Read more
Sulawesi Island
If you buy anything in Sulawesi at a shop, where there is no cash register, don’t hesitate to wrangle. Even if there is a cash register, you may also try to wrangle. A shop assistant can easily meet you halfway. Smile, while talking to a shop assistant. Don’t show, how interested you are in this particular item, ask casually about it, demonstrating, that you are completely indifferent to it. When offering your price, don’t ever name the real amount, you are ready to pay. The price you … Read more
Kalimantan Island
Do you want to bring back home a diamond? No problem there, just remember a few things you need to keep in mind while talking with a seller. First of all – always wrangle. For Indonesians, as well, as for other Asian countries, bargaining is something of a true art. People enjoy the process itself, and no one will tell you the real price from the beginning. Note, that it will be a mistake, to immediately name the price, you are eager to pay. In the beginning, the price, which you will … Read more
Lombok Island
There is also Mataram Mall in Mataram, but it is more like an indoor market, then a shopping mall. There are just two European brands here – KFC and McDonald’s – for those, who misses the fast food. They sell fruit and vegetables at a reasonable price, and you can also buy souvenirs here. Most of the shops that sell clothes, electronics, and other goods, sell the products of the local manufacturers and not all the sellers speak English. There are small souvenir shops, located around the … Read more
Bintan Island
Things with the national color you should better buy in Tanjung Pinang or Tanjung Uban. However, you can buy things from the local craftsmen at great prices in small settlements in the jungles. On the opposite, in places, where there are many tourists, you should buy only magnets and postcards. The other things in such places are usually overpriced. Definitely bring back home a cat-shaped statue. They are usually made from wood and are later hand-painted. For the local people a cat is not … Read more

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