"Pasar Kentut - Fart Market" Top 5 Page for this destination Palembang by YokuMoku

Palembang Travel Guide: 38 reviews and 103 photos

Where does the name come from?

None of the locals I asked knew, but the penetrating faeces smell from the wet blackish garbage littered around the market sounds in line with the Fart Market name.

In any case, this small market has abundant fresh ingredients and fresh-water fish which will turn into the yummiest food in the hands of experienced chefs.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Offers the best food on Earth: mie Aloi, mie Terang Bulan, mie celor, pempek, kemplang, es kacang, pindang, tempoyak
  • Cons:Crowded, chaotic, dusty, worn out, crime ridden, nothing else to see except for food safari
  • In a nutshell:Go there only if you really crave for the food I mention above.You need a local to drive you around.
  • Last visit to Palembang: Apr 2005
  • Intro Updated May 1, 2005
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  • bpacker's Profile Photo
    May 4, 2005 at 11:50 PM

    Haha, Kuntut! I haven't heard that in a while. Well, despite the name, it seems that there's a lot of delicious foodstuff here. Hmm, pempek.

  • Wild_Orchid's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2005 at 9:42 PM

    fart market! : D that's funeee. great pics and your description is just the best.

  • BarbaraForza's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2005 at 9:42 PM

    Welcome back buddy!!! my life was empty without you...I miss you!!! :-)

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