Kupang is one of the cities in NTT Province and is often used as a holiday tourist destination. The natural charm of Kupang tourism is very beautiful and exotic, such as Pasir Panjang, Bukit Cinta, Monitor Ketapang Satu Beach, and Monkey Cave.
After being satisfied on vacation exploring Kupang, then what else can you do to spend the rest of your vacation time if it’s not hunting for souvenirs.
Apart from tours, Kupang also has several special souvenirs that you must take home to give to your closest ones.
So what can you buy in Kupang as souvenirs? In the following, we will provide some recommendations for typical Kupang souvenirs. Listen until it’s finished!
1. Woven Fabric
The island as well as the capital city of East Nusa Tenggara Province does have an aesthetic beauty. This region has a type of quality fabric because it is made in the traditional way, aka manually.
Kupang’s typical woven fabrics have very varied motifs and are closely related to the original nuances of this city. These souvenirs can be the right choice to be displayed or transformed into clothes.
2. Woven Bags
Apart from the woven fabric, Kupang also produces several other items, one of which is the woven bag. The result of this implementation becomes a very elegant and unique souvenir. No wonder if this souvenir attracts many tourists.
With good quality and price, this woven bag can be used as a souvenir or your own collection to enhance your appearance.
3. Sandalwood Crafts
You can also get typical Kupang souvenirs in the form of knick-knacks. Kupang trinkets are made using sandalwood as raw material. This craft is indeed quite a variety of forms, from prayer beads, bracelets, hair clips, hand fans, to various miniature series.
In addition to the various things above, this sandalwood craft can actually be used for air freshener, you know. To get it is quite easy, there are many souvenir shops that sell these souvenirs.
4. Ikat Weaving
There are actually several types of woven fabrics typical of NTT Province, one of which is Ikat Weaving. This NTT traditional woven cloth has a distinctive characteristic of using natural dyes in the manufacturing process.
The manufacturing process is fairly complicated and requires high accuracy. Therefore, you can’t get this ikat souvenir at a low price. You have to be willing to spend a little deep.
Another typical Kupang souvenir that must be purchased is the Sasando replica. Sasando is a traditional musical instrument typical of NTT which still exists today.
To maintain its fame, local residents make Sasando in replica form and sell it as a typical Kupang souvenir and it turns out that many tourists are interested in buying it. You can choose from several sizes available, the price of this replica starts from 74-350 thousand.
6. Horn Display
The Kupang region indeed produces a lot of horns from extinct animals. As a livelihood field, local residents of Kupang create these horns into a special souvenir that can be used as wall displays.
The Kupang horn displays are of a pretty good quality with a hefty price tag starting at IDR 100,000.
7. Prada Scarves
Next there is the Prada Shawl Sarong. This typical Kupang souvenir does have a pretty good price. But not without reason, expensive because the manufacturing process takes a long time and requires ductility and high accuracy.
Prices for these souvenirs start from 600 thousand. Can be used as a wall decoration with NTT nuances attached to this fabric.
So if this is anti-expensive, club guys. Kupang peci can also be used as a cheap and unique souvenir option.
This Kupang peci is made using woven cloth. To get this cap, you only need to spend 50 thousand. Cheap, right?
Apart from the typical Kupang cap, this Tilangga hat is also worth buying. The uniqueness of this Tilangga lies in the material it makes, which is using palm leaf matting. Of course it’s different from hats in general, right? You can get this ticket for only 75 thousand, you know.
10. Other Accessories
Finally, typical Kupang souvenirs that are simpler and more practical to wear everywhere are accessories in the form of key chains, necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. This souvenir is worth buying because of its very distinctive shape.
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