city and capital of South Kalimantan Province, Indonesia

Banjarbaru is a city in South Kalimantan. The city became the capital of South Kalimantan in 2022, replacing Banjarmasin.

Get in


By plane


Banjarmasin's Syamsudin Noor Airport (BDJ IATA) is actually nearer to Banjarbaru than to Banjarmasin. It is about 15 minutes' drive from the city.

Get around


All public transportation are using yellow registration plate.

By taksi kota


Taksi kota is a green minivan. The route is from Liang Anggang to Martapura (the capital of the Banjar Regency), via Banjarbaru and vice versa.

By becak


Becak (rickshaw or pedicab). You have to be good negotiator if you want to ride on becak, fare depends on the destination (near or far). Markets is the best place to find becak. It's a good choice for a short ride. Usually becak drivers don't speak English, but a map and lots of pointing will get you to the right place. You need to know the place you want to go.

  • 1 Lambung Mangkurat Museum, Jalan Jenderal Ahmad Yani km 36, +62 511 4772453. The museum store various types of historical and cultural relics as well as the profile of South Kalimantan in various aspects of life and natural potential. The museum collection consists of relics of the Sultanate of Banjar, Candi Agung (The Great Temple), Candi Laras (Laras Temple), tools of stone, wood carving, tools for agriculture and household furniture and traditional musical instruments. The museum was inaugurated and began functioning in January 1978.    
  • Diamond panning - located in Cempaka district, about 7 kilometers from Banjarbaru. The miners usually in groups to dig a hole at a depth of about 10-12 meters using traditional tolls and old methods.
  • Great Mosque of Al-Karomah Martapura, Jl. A. Yani, Cindai Alus, Kec. Martapura, Kabupaten Banjar, Kalimantan Selatan 70611, Indonesia.
  • Amanah Borneo Park, Jl. Taruna Bhakti, RT.12/RW.04, Palam, Kec. Cemp., Kota Banjar Baru, Kalimantan Selatan 70731. 09:00-17:00.
  • Swimming - there is one public pool in Banjarbaru. Address: Kolam Renang Idaman, Jalan Taman Gembira.
  • Ayam Panggang Swarga - located in the city center, famous for its chicken barbeque.
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) - located in the city center.
  • 1 Warung Mie khas Banjar, Loktabat Utara, Banjarbaru Utara. 17:00-22:30. Sell Banjarese noodle dish, Mie bancir.





Stay safe



  • 1 RS Aveciena Medika, Jl. A. Yani Km.38, +62 511 472 1555.  

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