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Lei Yu Mun Fish Market

Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, China
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Orange, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The cruise, and the boat were good and comfortable. The guide was young and not very helpful. It was good to go to Lei Yu Min for dinner but we passed so many interesting and good looking restaurants to end up right at the far end of the market for a very ordinary seafood meal of fixed menu and rationed... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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207 reviews 207 reviews
28 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

One of my best experiences in Hong Kong Choose your live seafood. Pay and the choose a restaurant to cook the food for you. One of my experiences was to ask for my plate to be replaced because the plate was chipped. It became hilarious as plate after plate was rejected by me. Eventually to the amusement of my quests... More

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Singapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I have been to a few seafood places in Hong Kong like Sai Kung & Chung Chou Island. Among these, I would recommend Sai Kung over Lei Yu Mun for the experience and price. Please note that you have to buy your own live seafood from fresh seafood shop and bring it to a restaurant of your choice to cook... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
8 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

The fish market is down the street of Kong Lung Seafood Restaurant where we had a great lunch. The market is amazingly clean and well run. Better than a visit to most Aquariums. There are the biggest crayfish I have ever seen; and I have seen big ones! Worth a visit!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

You really need to know what to expect when arriving at the fish market - its quite an explosion on the senses, both sight, smell and sounds! It's probably good to go with someone who can advise you (we had a business colleague with us) who can negotiate and ensure you arent ripped off. Everyone is keen for you to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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333 reviews 333 reviews
234 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Of course, the shopkeepers aren't going to be the most pleasant of people. You wouldn't be pleasant if you had hundreds of tourists walking into your shop every day, looking at stuff but never buying anything. That aside, there was plenty to see, although it does get repetitive after you've seen the general categories of animals on sale -fish, turtles,... More

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Moscow, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

In other words they will rip you off if you let them. In the middle of day, stalls are full of fish, restaurants empty, you expect truly unique Asian experience but what you get is something like really fresh meal at Red Lobster. Alas, gone the days when this probably was worth going there and telling other people. I don't... More

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Seattle, Washington
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336 attraction reviews
332 helpful votes 332 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This area of town smelled BAD. There where people selling fish as pets as well as tanks and other supplies. There were also fish and other seafood sold to eat AND pet shops that sold dogs, cats, rabbits etc. we walked around at night and it made for some cheap entertainment.

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Singapore, Singapore
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This was a nice lazy Sunday afternoon trip for the family. We took the MTR and then the local ferry to lei yu mun,or three family village (Sam kar chun). The ferry ride was part of the fun - very rustic and off the beaten path. We really only went there for the sights. I am savvy enough to know... More

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Portland, Oregon
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125 reviews 125 reviews
29 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Great place to eat with friends and/or low key business associates who are tired of trying to find American food in a foreign city. My best experiences have been with friends who live in in HK and know which restaruants to prepare the seafood you select. It's great food and defnitely a fun experience w/out putting oneself into harms way.... More

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