If in Jakarta there is the Famous Tanah Abang market, here in Palembang there is 16 Ilir market that also provides various goods and products visitors want. 16 Ilir market provides goods ranging from cooking spices, fashion items such as bags, shoes and clothing to songket and jumputan fabrics. To have the best price for each goods use your bidding expertise.
And on a historical note, 16 Ilir market actually started as a pop up/seasonal market located on the banks of the river musi. Until the early 1900’s, street vendors started to gather which further developed a permanent plot with the construction of market buildings in 1918 and to be permanented around 1939.