Although Jambi is not a popular place among travelers, this city has a myriad of distinctive features that are worth trying. Tourist attractions such as Muaro Temple, Sipin Lake, and several types of typical souvenirs.
Souvenirs are arguably important in a series of holidays to an area. Because apart from being a memento, through souvenirs you can treat your longing for a certain area.
Well, maybe many people think that Jambi’s typical souvenirs are mostly similar to souvenirs from neighboring cities such as Pekanbaru, Bengkulu, Palembang and Lampung. But if you pay attention, Jambi souvenirs have their own characteristics, you know.
In the following, we will give a few references to typical Jambi souvenirs that should not be forgotten when hunting for souvenirs. Read it through!
1. Batik Jambi
You could say this item is indeed originally from Indonesia, so it’s no wonder that every City and Region in Indonesia has its own Batik characteristics. No exception to Jambi, this city’s typical Batik has its uniqueness that attracts tourists to buy it.
You can stop by the roadside souvenir shop in the Simpang Pulai area – Kebon Jeruk. There are a lot of selling this typical Jambi Batik.
2. Typical T-shirts
Every time you go to an area, you will definitely find the typical t-shirts of the city. If you are one of those people who likes to collect typical t-shirts from various cities in Indonesia, you must buy this item in Jambi too.
The reason is, this city also has a distinctive shirt that is no less unique and interesting than others. You can easily find this item at various souvenir shops. Show your love for Indonesia by buying local souvenirs.
3. Bracelet before the oath
It is certain that every city must have its flagship handicrafts. Well, Jambi has one too, the Sebelik Oath Bracelet. This bracelet, made from the seeds of the Sebelik Oath tree, is quite popular among the typical Jambi souvenirs.
Souvenirs like this should not be forgotten, you can give them to the closest people at home, they will surely be happy.
4. Woven Products
Other Jambi handicrafts are woven products. Like plait in general, this souvenir is made of leaves, rattan, pandanus, bamboo, and tassel leaves. The shapes come in various forms, there are mats, plates, baskets, to cupak.
You can visit several souvenir shops all over the city. There are many souvenirs of this woven product available.
5. Metal Crafts
Apart from wickerwork, Jambi also has other handicrafts made of iron. Such as knives, machetes, pickaxes, and axes. This craft can be displayed or used to do homework.
These metal crafts can be found in all souvenir shops in Jambi. So don’t be confused, the price is also cheap.
6. T-shirt Temphoyac
If Bali has Joger, Jambi has Temphoyac. Temphoyac can be said to be similar to the Balinese Joger. Lots of Temphoyac products are sold as typical Jambi souvenirs. The most famous is Koas Temphoyac.
The design of this temphoyac shirt is unique because it accentuates Jambi’s city icons. The price of one t-shirt is priced at only 70 thousand nominal, right? one of the outlets is on Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Number 18 Thehok Jambi City. Don’t miss this souvenir!
7. Jakoz Jambi
Apart from Thempoyac, Jambi has another well-known product that is well-known abroad, namely Jakoz. In the beginning, Jakoz only struggled to produce souvenirs in the form of t-shirts, but now his innovation has penetrated into other products such as shirts, sandals, jackets, bags, hats, dolls, to Jambi-style miniatures.
Don’t forget this popular souvenir, guys, because the hallmark of this product is its graphic art and cool literacy. Prices for each product range from 4,000-300,000. the place is on Jl. Colonel Amir Hamzah Number 4, Sei, Kambang, Telenaipura. Or rather in front of the Kambang Army Dormitory.
8. Traditional House Carving
Traditional house carvings are also suitable as souvenirs. This one souvenir can be used as decoration and display at home. Do you like miniatures? Must buy and collect carvings of this Jambi traditional house.
This traditional house miniature is made using wood as the base material. The result of the wood carving is what makes the cultural value so inherent. The price is cheap starting from 100 thousand.
9. Miniature Landmarks
Each city must have its own icon, including Jambi. The most popular landmark is the Gentala Arasy Tower. And the good news, the tower is in miniature, you know.
This miniature Menara Gentala Arasy is obtained for only 100-200 thousand. It’s not complete if you go home without this souvenir. Apart from Menara Gentala Arasy, you can also buy miniatures of other landmarks.
10. Ketilon Crafts
Ketilon is a wild plant that grows in the forest. This plant is then transformed into a handicraft in the form of teplok lamps, key chains, and flower vases. The shape is very unique and interesting.
This craft is typical of a village in remote Jambi. But you can already get it at several souvenir centers in the city center.
How about our review above? quite interesting to try right? So, don’t forget to bring this typical Jambi souvenir for those closest to you or as your personal collection.
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