Traveling or visiting Tanah Toraja will feel incomplete if we miss the opportunity to shop for various local souvenirs as souvenirs.
It’s not a vacation if you come home and don’t bring souvenirs. Moreover, in Toraja there are many good souvenirs that can be used as souvenirs.
So, Friends of Travel Blog Indonesia want to know what Toraja souvenirs are quite popular? Here is the complete list of 10. Listen carefully, don’t miss it.
1. Typical Toraja Carving
The art of carving the Toraja people is already very popular throughout the world. Not only do they have beautiful and unique motifs, these handicrafts also contain the values and meaning of life of the people in this area.
There are various kinds of carvings that can be used as souvenirs, from wall displays, ashtrays, tissue holders, jewelry boxes, tau-tau miniatures to key chains.
To get it is not difficult because in almost all tourist attractions in Toraja there are many stalls that sell them at varying prices, depending on the type.
2. Miniature Traditional House
The next souvenirs that are also most sought after by tourists when visiting Tanah Toraja are miniature traditional houses.
These miniature carvings of traditional houses have always been the most favored souvenirs by tourists. These souvenirs will be very beautiful if used as displays in homes, both for small and large sizes.
These miniatures are also very easy to find in souvenir shops in Toraja and the price is around hundreds of thousands per piece, according to size.
3. Typical Bugis woven fabrics and sarongs
Visiting Makassar, you are not satisfied if you haven’t bought a woven cloth or a typical Bugis sarong as souvenirs for family or office friends.
This typical Bugis woven cloth and sarong not only has a unique and attractive pattern, but the basic materials also vary from cotton to silk.
The price offered is quite varied, ranging from 20 thousand to hundreds of thousands for each sheet.
And the woven cloth or typical Bugis sarong is also very easy to find in both traditional markets and souvenir shops.
Hearing the name of this one souvenir, Friends of FootstepsPiknik must be wondering what kind of souvenirs are these?
Bannang-bannang is one of Makassar’s signature snacks made from white rice which looks similar to the folds of tangled threads.
The taste is sweet and gives the symbol of a close bond that makes this traditional snack often served during wedding ceremonies in Makassar.
And the Bantaeng market is the most appropriate location to hunt for this sweet-tasting snack. It is enough just to prepare Rp. 5,000 to Rp. 20,000, we can bring home a pack of these delicious bannang.
5. Date Cake
Being named that does not mean that this cake is made from dates, yes, but because it is similar in shape.
This typical Makassar cake has a sweet taste and is quite tasty, this is because the ingredients are made from eggs, butter, cornstarch, caramel and pieces of peanuts.
As a souvenir, of course this snack is very easy to find in shops or souvenir centers around Tana Toraja.
Regarding the price, you don’t need to worry, because one packet of this date cake only costs around IDR 20,000. How, cheap isn’t it?
6. Hidden Nuts
Hearing the name of this typical Toraja food might make the Friends of the Trail for a Picnic smile to yourself.
Well, as the name implies, the basic ingredients are indeed made from peanuts which are then wrapped in flour on the outside.
This savory snack is perfect for casual friends when with family or while watching the favorite TV shows of Travel Blog Indonesia Friends.
These hidden beans can be found in traditional markets or souvenir centers and the price is quite cheap, only 20 thousand per pack.
7. Toraja coffee
Visiting Makassar, it is not easy if you go home without bringing Toraja coffee. Even though you are not a fan of coffee, there is nothing wrong with making it a gift for your beloved coworkers or family.
You need to know that this Toraja drink has a very distinctive taste that will not be found from coffee in general.
Toraja coffee is also very easy to find in gift shops and the price ranges from IDR 105,000-IDR 170,000 / kg, depending on the type whether robusta or arabica.
8. DHT syrup
Although the syrup is easy to find in every corner of the area, this typical of Tanah Toraja has a very delicious taste, different from the usual.
This fresh drink made with Ambon banana flavor is similar to Cirebon’s typical tjampolay syrup, however, the taste is a little different.
DHT syrup is very easy to find in traditional markets and in a number of souvenir shops in Tanah Toraja. Price? So, take it easy, Friends of Travel Blog Indonesia only need to pay Rp. 18,000 to buy one bottle.
9. Abon Raos
Well, shredded raos is also an option for souvenirs that you can take home with you when visiting Tanah Toraja.
Shredded Raos is one type of delicious snack made from beef and has a kicking taste. It is especially suitable when served with a plate of warm rice.
Shredded Raos is also available in almost all souvenir shops in the city of Makassar and about the price, it is generally priced around 100,000 per pack.
10. Cumin crackers
For those of you who like snacks, this typical Toraja cumin cracker is a must to take home to your hometown.
Actually, the food looks like a cake, but because the texture is crunchy like a cracker, it is so called.
These cookies made from flour and cumin are sold in many gift shops and generally only sell for Rp. 14,000 per pack.
Well, that’s a series of typical Toraja souvenirs recommended by Travel Blog Indonesia. How, do you know which one to choose?