Pasar Burung Pramuka or Pramuka Bird Market is located on Jl. Pramuka Raya, Jakarta Timur/East Jakarta, and precisely behind the Pramuka Drug Market. In every corner of this two-level market, we can see a thousands of birds from various kinds, were displayed to attract buyers. From a distance, it was audible chirping sound. Some birds have their own cage, others birds are joined with other birds in a large cage. There is a bird wirth pure white color or jet black, so colorful that will make you stop in to one of the bird shop to watch and then decided to buy a bird.
Not only the local birds that sold in this market, but you may also find the imported birds. You could find some kind of imported bird from Africa, the Netherlands, United States, Taiwan, and Brazil. Price of imported bird species are also quite expensive, like San Conour bird imported from the Netherlands is sold on Rp 5 million per pair.
In addition to birds, in this market you can find various types of poultry such as chickens, geese, and turkeys. There are also a variety of equipment such as cages, prices ranging from Rp 10.000 – 850.000. A variety of bird feed are also available ranging from dried corn, grain, worms, crickets up.
How to get here (see the route map):
From Juanda / Gondangdia / Cikini go to platform 2 and take the Red Line/Blue Line heading to Bekasi and stop at Manggarai Station. Go to platform 2/5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Jatinegara. Go to Platform 5 and take the Yellow Line to Depok/Nambo/Bogor and stop at Kramat Station. Take a 6 minutes walks to the south
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