There are several interesting things with a pun on the island of Java such as klethikan, klothokan, klathakan, and klithikan. Klethikan is always associated with dry snacks of typical Yogyakarta souvenirs such as geplak, pathok bakpia, eel chips, peyek, lanthing, and purple sweet potato egg roll. Klothokan is always associated with klothok coffee or ground coffee that is cooked in a hot pot without water. After it smells a little burnt, then pour the water until it boils. Apart from klotok coffee there are lodeh lombok ijo, lodeh kluweh, and lodeh eggplant.

Meanwhile, klathakan always reminds that the sate klathak, which is made from young mutton, is cut and then stabbed with the spokes of a motorcycle. The use of these ruji is believed to be a better heat conductor so that the meat can cook evenly, inside and out. The seasoning used in baking it is also very simple, only salt and pepper. Furthermore, klithikan reminds us of the market where to buy used goods. This Klithikan will then be discussed in the following article.

Why is it called the name Klithikan Market? In the past, the story was that this market was a place to sell various vehicle accessories that emitted clit-klithik sounds. Meanwhile, the term klithikan in Indonesian means used goods or lelong (a term in West Kalimantan) or stamp roem (aka rombeng). As the name suggests, this market originally existed as a place to buy and sell used goods.

With the growing needs of the community, Pasar Klithikan is not only focused on offering vehicle spare parts or goods related to vehicles. Now, Klithikan Market also sells antiques, electronics, bicycle parts, clothing, to pets or the term palugada (what you are looking for is there). The key is that buyers who want to shop must have special bargaining skills. If you want to hunt for quality used goods at low prices.

Why is Klithikan Market so important? First, religious hunters like to collect used goods but have branding, in special markets where they are free to choose goods and bid prices according to their taste. Second, customers want to find and buy used goods according to the bag with good quality assurance. Third, they want antiques and historical items at low prices so that they can be collected or resold.

Fourth, the price offered in the market is not a fixed price, it is negotiable. This is especially attractive to buyers who bid on prices. Fifth, Klithikan Market is a shopping tour that not only offers used goods, but also new goods according to buyers’ needs.

There are several interesting things from Klithikan Market. First, as long as the buyer is careful in choosing the goods, he will definitely get the expected goods at a decent price and good quality. Second, as the center of used goods, the prices offered by sellers at Klithikan Market are not as expensive as new goods. Third, tourists who become customers, of course, enjoy the catch, so they come back again and are more observant about the quality of the goods they are going to buy.

Fourth, the customer must have sufficient references regarding the quality of the goods and the price of the goods before he makes a choice of items to be purchased or collected. Fifth, Klithikan Market is busier at night, although the stalls are open from 10am to 11pm.

The large number of lovers of Klithikan goods is one of the reasons almost every city has Klithikan Market. One that is often used as a reference is Klithikan Market in Yogyakarta. This market was built to accommodate used goods traders who originally opened stalls along the side of the protocol road in Yogyakarta. There are several Klithikan markets scattered in several locations in Yogyakarta, for example the Pandak Market in Bantul and the Bringharjo Market on Jalan Malioboro.

For onthel bicycle enthusiasts, Pandak Market is a traditional bicycle market that is always busy with sellers and buyers alike. At Pandak Market, there are many onthel bikes arranged there. Judging from the number of onthel bikes sold, this market is fairly large. The types and brands of bicycles are quite varied. For the people of Bantul, especially around Pandak, until now this market has become an important part of their lives. People come from all over to sell and buy bicycles or bicycle parts. All activities in this market are a reflection of the simple rhythm of village life. They sell, buy, and do the things they need for their living in moderation.

Klithikan Market that is phenomenal and has been known for a long time is Pasar Klithikan Beringharjo. This market was born earlier than Klithikan Kuncen Market and other Klithikan markets in Yogyakarta. Customers of used goods at Bringharjo Market do not only come from Yogyakarta. Some are from Lampung and Bali. They are fanatical customers who are eager to buy religious goods. This includes foreign tourists who also shop for antiques.

Pasar Klithikan Beringharjo provides a complete selection of goods, from technical equipment to auto parts. Starting from used goods to new ones.

The diversity of Pasar Klithikan Beringharjo is inseparable from the existence of the Bringharjo Market which has historical and philosophical values ​​with the Yogyakarta Palace because it has passed three phases, namely the kingdom, colonialism and independence. The development of the Beringharjo Market is part of the urban planning design of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta which is called Catur Tunggal. This urban planning pattern includes four things, namely the palace as the center of government, the square as a public space, the mosque as a place of worship, and the market as the center of economic transactions.

From the description above, there are several things that can be learned from Klithikan Market

  1. Economic actors who are resilient and make this country still have economic independence are the fringe economic actors. They are street vendors (PKL), including klithikan traders;
  2. The location of the Klithikan PKL stalls used to be scattered everywhere. They are scattered everywhere and seem wild. Now, the klithikan stall has received government attention. The location is united in the Klithikan Market area. The government’s attention emphasizes that the social economy that is proclaimed in the name of Nawacita is starting to be felt by the peripheral economy actors;
  3. Pasar Klithikan has become one of the tourist destinations for local and foreign tourists. This market is now a paradise for quality used goods hunters to meet their needs and interests;
  4. In the digital era, klithikan traders are required to be smarter in doing business. The advancement of gadgets should be used as opportunities. They have to get used to online promotion;
  5. There must be courage in giving assurance. If any item is damaged it must be replaced immediately. And the money that has been transferred by consumers is immediately responded to by sending the desired goods.

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