Floating Market Muara Kuin

Floating Market Muara Kuin is a traditional floating market on the river at the mouth of the river Barito Kuin, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan. The merchants and buyers to use boats, boat title in Banjar. This market started after Fajr prayer until after seven o'clock. The sun rises in the transaction reflects light vegetables and garden produce from the villages along the Barito river and its tributaries.

Boating women traders who sell their own production or the neighbors called the hamlet, while the second hand purchase from the hamlet called panyambangan for resale. Keistemewaan this market is still common among the traders barter transactions boating, which is in a language called Banjar bapanduk.

Kuin floating market now extinct following a change confirmed by the land market. Many tourists visiting Kuin must swallow the disappointment of finding no market exoticism stretching over the water.

Extinction of traditional markets in the region "a thousand rivers" was triggered by a greedy land culture and supported by regional development who always oriented kedaratan. River channels and canals destroyed roads replaced with ease. Communities that have had many boats, are now proud to have a motorcycle or a car