Pasar Atom: a Unique Market in Surabaya

Don't say you've been to Surabaya if you haven't been to “Pasar Atom”
6 May 2022
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The exterior of the Surabaya Atom Market building /
The exterior of the Surabaya Atom Market building / Sugi Arto

Pasar Atom Surabaya is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Indonesia. Located in the city of Surabaya. This market is known for its cheap and cheerful atmosphere and the wide variety of goods on offer.

Pasar Atom is open every day from morning to late at night. Very easy to find, because it is located in the center of Surabaya, close to the main train station. The market is divided into two main sections – the wet market and the dry market.

Interiors and shops

Wet market atmosphere /
Wet market atmosphere / Ferry Sidartha
Modern market atmosphere /
Modern market atmosphere / Tjandra Widjaja

Wet markets sell fresh produce, such as fruit and vegetables, meat, and fish. The dry market sells a variety of goods, including clothing, shoes, household goods, and souvenirs. bargaining is expected in both markets.

Clothing and batik shop at Pasar Atom /
Clothing and batik shop at Pasar Atom / Google maps

Pasar Atom is a great place to buy souvenirs for friends and family back home. There are many stalls selling traditional Indonesian handicrafts, such as batik cloth and wood carvings. There are also many stalls selling more modern souvenirs, such as t-shirts and key chains.

Food Court

Food court in Atom Market /
Food court in Atom Market / Google maps
Food Court in Atom Market /
Food Court in Atom Market / Google maps

If you are hungry while exploring Pasar Atom Surabaya, there are many food stalls for you to choose from. This market sells a variety of traditional Indonesian dishes, such as fried rice (nasi goreng) and fried noodle (mie goreng). There are also stalls selling snacks such as fried chicken and boiled grilled corn.

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