Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market was established in 1878. This year, the traditional market in the City of Melbourne is 133 years old. This market is traditionally called not only because it is already present through the number of generations, but commodity vegetables that are sold openly on display at the stall. Just vegetables market in the Market Manggarai, South Jakarta.

Traditional Market Queen Victoria is clean. Traded goods is set refers to a block ranging from vegetables, meat, fish, cooking ingredients ready to cook, home accessories, and clothing. The traditional market is combines with food and clothing sales. This place is located at the corner of Queen Street, Victoria Street and Peel Street in Melbourne.

This place can be reached by the three various transportation public such as trams, trains, and buses. Generally people here tram ride from the station and stopped at La Trobe Elisabeth Street. Tourists visiting the city bus terminal down at number eight. The availability of this facility allows residents to shop in the city of Queen Victoria.

Traditional markets here are not comparable with Grass Market or Pasar Tanah Abang. Perhaps the history of settlement and development of Melbourne and Jakarta are very different so it is difficult to make traditional markets orderly. The urban population growth affect to the structural arrangement of the city in Melbourne. Need extra work and planning by accurately managing the city’s population to reach 7 million people such as in Jakarta.

Food prices quite expensive compared with similar commodities in traditional markets in Jakarta. Call For example, Thailand and Australia rice sells for AUS $ 4.5 per kilogram, equivalent Rp39.600 per kg, chicken meat AUS $ 7 per kg, and cassava AUS $ 3 per kg.

The Queen Victoria Market has setup by conditioning thematically, for example, before Easter this April. Various festivals were held and a number of specific organic vegetables is highlighted, such as telecommunication, corn, and cauliflower. This is indeed one of the campaign manager of Queen Victoria was developed.

Victoria Market is only open at 09:00 to 16:00 on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 06:00 to 14:00. On Friday and Saturday, this market opens at 6:00 a.m. to 17:00 and 06:00 to 15:00. Hours open market only eight hours and no shift merchants. Schedule open in this markets is exactly traditional markets in Manggarai.

No other traditional markets or supermarkets selling vegetables at a radius of 2 km and even more than Queen Victoria. Obviously did not look fierce competition between traditional and mini market manager in this place.

5 thoughts on “Queen Victoria Market

  1. Jonas Cullwick

    Luther, what an article, full of very interesting information… well done! You know I could’ve never made it back to Victoria Market had I not caught up with you that day infront of Target!! Good thing you were familiar with the place!!! hahahaha!!!

    1. lutherkembaren Post author

      Jonas, you are correct …every week going to that place just for shopping window than really bought vegetable and fruit….he..he…
      That place is interesting for me comparative with traditional market in Jakarta.. How about in Salomon Island?


  3. jtoposona

    Hey Luther. Wow did not know you could write that much. Anyway I am very pleased to know that you have improved significantly with your command of English. Good on you and keep blogging.
    Hope you are already implementing what you learnt since returning to Indonesia. I am working with Dora at FM 100 based in Lae.
    And the rest do keep in touch!

    1. wirapreneurship

      Thanks buddy, great to read your article in our community blog….Also salute hear that you moving up to Lae working together with Dora at FM 100. I thought you made good deal with 100 FM Boss when you in Melbourne …ha…ha…


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