Traditional Market (Pasar)

  1. Pasar Klewer

Pasar Klewer is located in south of Alun-Alun Utara (north field), south of Masjid Agung (Great Mosque). Nowadays, Pasar Klewer is one of trade centers in Surakarta. Batik and casual clothes dominate the market.

  1. Pasar Gede

This market is strategically located at the junction of Surakarta city hall. This Dutch-Javanese building was designed by a Dutch architect, Ir. Thomas Karsten. This market is named Pasar Gede (Big market) because of its big roof.

  1. Pasar Nusukan

Pasar Nusukan is situated at Kapten Piere Tendean, Nusukan, Banjarsari. The traditional market built in 1958 provides daily needs both foods and clothes. The market’s activity starts by midnight until late evening.

  1. Pasar Legi

Pasar Legi was built in Mangkunegoro I (Prince Samber Nyawa) government era, at Sutan Sjahrir street, Setabelan, Banjarsari. The market’s activity starts by midnight until late evening.

  1. Pasar Klithikan Notoharjo

Notoharjo is a traditional market built in 2006 by Surakarta Government. This market is located in Semanggi, Pasar Kliwon. Notoharjo is well known as Pasar Klithikan because we can find secondhand goods there.

  1. Pasar Hardjodaksino

This market is placed at Kom. Yos Sudarso street, Serengan. It provides not only daily needs but also wedding ceremony equipments (ubo rampe).

  1. Pasar Kabangan

Pasar Kabangan is one of specific traditional markets in Solo, at the north of Kampoeng Batik Laweyan exactly. There are many house wares made of aluminum, zinc, tire, and many others.

  1. Pasar Jongke

Pasar Jongke was established at January 19 1992 by Solo’s mayor, Hartomo. This is a merger of two markets. They are Ngapeman bicycle market and Jongke market itself. This market is administratively located in Jongke village, Laweyan. As a traditional market, it sells daily needs, clothes, snacks and many others.

  1. Pasar Kleco (Sidodadi)

Pasar Sidodadi is located on Slamet riyadi street, Karangasem, Laweyan. This market doesn’t have specific character but can provide people’s daily needs.

  1. Pasar Gading

At the past, this market was a place where palace servants shop. Pasar Gading provides daily needs, vegetables, fruits, and house wares. This market is located at Veteran street.


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