Come here to enter a world of exotic curios from around Borneo including arts, antiques and etcetera. Lots of etcetera.
Balikpapan Plaza shopping mall anchors the town centre with a hypermart, Time Zone and food court.
This daily market contains several souvenir shops offering batik sarongs and Dayak carvings. Food stalls serve amplang (famous crunchy fishy puffs) and standard Indonesian fare (mains 25,000Rp).
This organisation actively works to preserve and reinvigorate the practice of traditional weaving. The gallery has the most extensive collection of reasonably priced ikat you'll find in Kalimantan.
Locally sourced handicrafts and wares, some made with unexpected refinement. And T-shirts. Find it 500m east from the durian monument.
An eclectic market for local handicrafts, gemstones and souvenirs. North of the city centre on yellow angkot 5.
A wonderfully chaotic morning market.