Head of Tourism in Tanah Datar District, Efrison in Batusangkar Sunday said the Van der Capellen night market was officially opened Saturday, February 1 in conjunction with the launch of the Tanah Datar charm application.
"The night edition of the Van Der Capellen market opens on the early Saturday night of the month from 04:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.," he said.
He said the market concept was the same as the Van Der Capellen Market on Sunday morning by presenting the concept of the past with a transaction system using wood coins.
In the night edition of the Van der Capellen market there are slight differences in the culinary provided.
At the Van Der Capellen market the night edition not only provides traditional Minangkabau cuisine, but also other traditional culinary archipelago, such as chicken noodles, meatballs, pempek and others.
"The opening of the Van der Capellen market in the night edition with local and archipelago food menus can be a culinary hunting place for tourists in Batusangkar," he said.
He hopes that the Van der Capellen market in the night edition will have activities that can be enjoyed by tourists at night and increase public income and increase the existence of the Van Der Capellen Market.
Head of Indonesian Enchantment Generation ( Genpi) Tanah Datar, Hijrah Adi Sukrial said the existence of digital destinations on Saturday nights is expected to be an alternative for tourist visits in Tanah Datar and Batusangkar.
"We hope, Batusangkar as a City of Culture is not just a nickname, but when people are present at Van Der Capellen's Market, the atmosphere of the City of Culture is truly felt," he said.
Transleteed by: Mutiara Ramadhani
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