Best Night Markets in Tangerang
A night market or a night bazaar is a particular area that has street markets that operates at night and are generally dedicated to more leisurely strolling, shopping, and eating than a more businesslike day market. Night Markets, especially in Asia, are some of the greatest spots to fall in love with local society, crafts, and cuisine. This also includes Indonesia, some night markets in Indonesia even has a mini theme park for the family to enjoy, there are mini Ferris wheels, mini rides, and more recreational places! The night market is surely made for everyone.
Night markets in Indonesia, especially in Tangerang differ in the days that are held, how long is it held, and different locations to where it is held, following the traditional ways in Indonesia which are based on special occasions, festivals, and national holidays. But, some night markets are even settled in an area and opens 24-hours, so you could go there every day! You can buy anything you desire in the markets such as affordable clothes, foods, accessories, and many more! Besides all the things you can get there, you also can see the local’s panoramas of the night and mingle with the locals along with the tunes of street artists. So, if you’re interested in visiting Tangerang night markets then here’s a list of some of the best night markets in the city!
1. Pasar Jombang
Pasar Jombang is one of the oldest traditional markets that Tangerang has, as you’ve guessed, it’s a settled market. It opens 24-hours and all the activities come alive at around 1 AM when all the vegetables come for stock. Other than vegetables, it sells various cakes, fruits, chicken, seafood, meat, herbs, shoes, clothes, and even gold. Being a traditional market means that it’s not hygienic but the prices are cheap and have good quality.
Usually, consumers come at 3 AM not long after the vegetables have arrived, this is so they could have fresh food and cook it for breakfast. In the morning, all the shops are opened, but in the evening they start to close. At night, there more people are selling various traditional street foods and fruits. If you’re looking to find something of your needs or enjoy the night, this would be a good place.
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Address: Jl. Jombang Raya No.41, RT.4/RW.13, Jombang, Kec. Ciputat, Kota Tangerang Selatan, Banten 15414
2. Pasar Modern BSD city
If you’re looking for a traditional market but in a modern building, then Pasar Modern BSD City is the place for you. It’s a settled market that opens 24-hours, which means its activities are always active. This market has ceramic tiles flooring with clean and neat areas and it has a very high ceiling so the air circulation works well. They also have a huge parking lot for you! You can find most if not all types of dealers you would find on a traditional market like vegetables, various cakes, fruits, chicken, seafood, meat, herbs, shoes, clothes, and even gold. But the prices are slightly higher than the usual traditional market.
Like any kind of traditional market, Many consumers come in the morning to buy their needs or have breakfast because all the shops are opened, but by the evening they start to close and the sellers open their various traditional street foods and fruits in the parking lot. Many people come here to enjoy a culinary cruise night in BSD.
Opening Hours: 24 hours
Address: Jl. Letnan Sutopo, Rw. Mekar Jaya, Kec. Serpong, Kota Tangerang Selatan, Banten 15111
3. Pecah Kulit Market
Pecah Kulit market or Mangga Dua market is located approximately 1 km below the railway of Mangga Dua. The traditional market provides a variety of goods such as clothing for women, toys for children, accessories, and some traditional food goodies, such as fried noodles and satays. Moreover, Pecah Kulit Night Market tends to become more lively towards Eid and year-end holidays. If you wish to visit this night market be sure to practice your bargaining superpower and use it every time you want to buy something.
Opening Hours: 18.00 – 02.00
Address: South Mangga Dua, Sawah Besar, Central Jakarta City, Jakarta 10730.
4. Pasar Malam Lapangan Bangun Reksa 2
This is one of the famous settled night markets in Tangerang. Although it’s only opened on Monday night and in such a short time, this market is always crowded with people. They make time to go to this market because they have various delicious traditional and non-traditional street food at reasonable prices! Fit for a great culinary hunt at night. There are also various stalls like clothes, various equipment, toys, kitchen sets, vegetables, fruits, seafood, and much more! It’s no wonder that people usually enjoy going shopping here.
Opening Hours: 6.00 PM – 09.30 PM (Monday Night)
Address: Jl. Sunan Giri No.2, RT.007/RW.006, Pd. Pucung, Kec. Karang Tengah, Kota Tangerang, Banten 15157
5. Tangerang Pasar Malam
This market is only available on Tuesday night. You can find this market around the area of Kampung Dadap since it’s not a settled market and most of the time moves to a different spacious area. Since this night market is held regularly and exclusively, there are a lot of street vendors in this market selling various clothes, vegetables, kitchen needs, furniture, and toys. Furthermore, this market also has great culinary street food ready to fulfill the night!
One of the characteristics of a moving night market is that they have mini theme park rides to entertain all the family! From Ferris wheels to 8D experiences, all packed in a mini set for you to enjoy. Many people enjoy coming here to just play and the rides are usually cheap around Rp10.000-30.000/ride.
Opening Hours: 18.00 – 12.00 (differs every time) (Tuesday Night)
Address: Kampung Dadap, Serpong Utara, Tangerang Selatan, Banten.
Finally, those are the five best night markets in Tangerang. We hope you don’t miss out on any of these markets and enjoy their rides and foods while you’re in Tangerang!
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