Shopping Jalan Perniagaan, Medan Barat, Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Pajak Ikan is special ?
Pajak Ikan is one of the excited place to visit. Despite its name is the fish market, people come to this place just to buy textile products.
Pajak Ikan, North Sumatra is also called Pasar Ikan Lama, located in the heart of Medan, or just a few hundred meters south of Merdeka. It is located in Kesawan, a major commercial center in the heyday of Deli Sultanate.
Here, almost all kinds of the latest fabrics are ranging from types of lace, tulle, local and imported fabrics. These products also have different prices which is ranging from the cheapest to the most expensive.
What to explore at Pajak Ikan?
Visiting Pajak Ikan, you can find many kind of fabric items. There are several shops which offer the cheap price. Once arrive at Pajak Ikan, you'll be welcomed by a lot of shops selling praying garments, head covers and cloth. Basically almost all shops are selling the same thing. You can find many different textile products, such as Muslim dress, veil, batik, fabric length, fabric adhesive, a variety of rugs, the prayers, the Hajj, to traditional fashion. This place not only attracts domestic visitors, but also is one Malaysian tourist shopping destination. Travelers from the neighboring country often brought or deliberately stop to this market.
How to get to Pajak Ikan?
From Railway Staion Medan, walk about 6 min towards Pajak Ikan.
From Station Medan, take taxi towards Pajak Ikan, it takes 13 min to get there. This entire trip costs IDR 25000($2)
- Great for Muslim pilgrimage attire
- Offering variety of items
- Good place to shopping
- Cheap price, good products
- Great for fabrics
Jalan Perniagaan, Medan Barat, Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
Tips for you
Everything about textile
Once arrived at Pajak Ikan, you'll be welcomed by too many shops selling praying garments, head covers and cloth. Basically almost all shops are selling the same thing. Just choose a few shops and make your selection. Don't forget to bargain for the price. I bought from only one shop and my husband bought some great souvenirs from a seller that came to him. We were very happy with the purchased. Great place to shop if you love fabrics and bargaining :)