Makassar is one of the great destinations in East Indonesia. Makassar, as the capital of the South Sulawesi, has become the largest city among the big cities in East Indonesia. As the big city, of course there are many things to offer from this place. Makassar can be great destination for travelling or tourisms, especially for people who love shopping. In this case, one of the destination for shopping in makassar is Trans Studio Mall Makassar. This is the right place to find modern shopping destination. Many kinds of brands are found in this mall and they are international or national brands. Various products can also be found in this Trans Studio Mall Makassar. People can find brand of clothing, electronic items, restaurant and many more. The good point about this mall is that there is integrated theme park in this mall. It means that tourists will not only explore the shopping destination, yet they can also enjoy the amusement of exploring the park.
Of course, Trans Studio is not the only things to find in Makassar. In this case, there are other destinations for shopping in makassar. The other destination is not about the modern mall or shopping centers. It is more about the place to find traditional crafts and merchandises or gifts. Related to this, Makassar is famous for its merchandises made from gold and pearls. There are many stores or shopping outlets providing these gifts or souvenirs. There are also some good reference of nice spot to find those unique items in Makassar.
- Jalan Somba Opu can be the right destination to find in Makassar. They can visit this street and then they will find that it is not just a simple street. Along this street, tourists can find many shops seliing souvenirs related to gold and pearls. They are not only made by the local people of Makassar. There are also great souvenirs made by the people in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi. Tourists can enjoy exploring the shops to find the best souvenirs to bring back home. There are also shops selling the woodcarving made by Balinese. For the pearls, there are cultivated and natural pearls, and some of them are found in the deep sea of Ambon and Papua where the great pearls are produced.
- Then, people can also find Butung Market. This can be good destination for tourists who want to buy things in big numbers. This has become one of the biggest market that provides low price for many kinds of things. there are clothes, shoes, fabrics, accessories and many other stuffs. People can buy the stuffs in bulk and the price will not be too high. Of course, bargaining is possible to do. Surely, this can be the right spot for the shopping lovers.
Then, the other famous thing to find in Makassar is the woven fabric and woven silk. These silks are made by the local women of Tana Toraja. The silks are woven manually by hands and traditional tool. Although it is so traditional, the silks are great and they are unique. People can have chances to buy them directly in Tana Toraja. But, if they do not have enough time for it, there is Aneka Sutra as the right store to find the complete collection of Makassar silks. This is the good place for shopping in makassar.