Wandering into bird markets must be said after visiting the Sultan's Palace. Bird markets provide an important role on what is considered prestigious at the time of the kingdom first. After the horse as the main of transportation and Creese as a weapon, the birds are sold in the market as a measure of social standing. The bird market offers a variety of birds with beautiful appearance and voice, as well as the activities of the lover.
A form of photo evidence suggests that bird market with its main commodity in the form of birds have been since 1809. Located not far from the palace was meant for the nobility easy access. Around the 1960's, the market is increasingly synonymous with the bird after bird traders Beringharjo moved to this place. It is not surprise that many tourists call this market with bird bird trade market as the region third of the market.
The bird market has a different nuance with another bird market. This bird market, visitors can not only enjoy the beauty of birds, but also the performance principle held by bird lovers. Like for example, show expertise pigeons to fly back to the cage and fight the sound sonority variety of birds. Of the show that's usually the prospective buyers who are interested in and then be willing to pay any price. Sellers sometimes trains would teach birds to sing or just to talk about how to raise birds.
In addition to birds, fish, birds, and snakes, other pets sold are cats, dogs, ferrets, various types of chicken until rabbit with different colors. One stall was also selling a set of mice with a pet that is designed as a place to play arena so that buyers can enjoy the circus like behavior. In the center, there are vendors selling crickets. Usually they sell are: crickets, ant eggs, worms, bird lovers to buy bird food.