‘Pasar Teresang’ is 10 minutes’ walk from the express boat terminal.
Pasar Teresang replaces Pasar Terabai which can no longer
accommodate the growing number of traders.
It took two years to construct Pasar Teresang that gathers vendors
and traders under one roof.
Opened to public in 2000, traders at Pasar Teresang operate daily
from as early as 5am.
Each day about 300 traders at the tamu section of the
The market opens as early as 5.00 am while the sky still dark. It is
located in town Centre and serves as a focal point for local folks
to buy and sell the numerous local hinterland varieties products.
The local hinterland products including: handmade baskets, black
olives (buah dabai), green longan, hairless rambutan (buah ma
dunggul manok), wild boar meat and frog legs.
Kapit is the riverine town synonymous with Iban cultures and
traditions as they are Sarawak's largest ethnic group which makes up
more than three-quarters of the population. Thus Iban farm produce
and handicrafts are easily available here.
There are a number of different types of vegetables found here.