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Address: Between Boracay Main Road and White Beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
Description: Hordes of locals and tourists throng this street, where anything can be...
Hordes of locals and tourists throng this street, where anything can be bought and all prices haggled.
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good for fresh seafood but be careful with the prices, they try to overcharge you !

it si good for eating fresh fish, but check whether the fish is really fresh, look to the gills, they must be with a strong red and the eyes should be clear...they sell also fish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

it si good for eating fresh fish, but check whether the fish is really fresh, look to the gills, they must be with a strong red and the eyes should be clear...they sell also fish which is from days before to tourists, be careful with the prices, meanwhile they are not a bargain, negotiate hard ( minus 30 to 40... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Really a native local market Except of your grocery it's also a very good opportunity for photos Just be prepared for a lot of smoke because of many BBQs around the market and smell of fish all over the place, but really this is what is worth in trips like this, Correct?

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Located at Station 2 about 5 minutes walk from the beach. About 40 stalls selling fresh seafoods with lobster, oysters, big prawns, fishes...etc. Prices is extremely ridiculous high. Bargain 30%-40% off the price first quoted. Just for update as at 13th April 2015. A XXL green lobster (dead) is at 2000 pesos/kg. A XXL live crab is 700 pesos/kg. After... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Buy your own FRESH seafood and have them cooked at the restaurants within the market at a nominal price. Good and interesting concept.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

If you bargain well , which is something you should do, you can have a decent lunch or dinner at a very good price. It is much better than what you ll get in other places such as D mall in station 2 boracay. A dinner that would make 3 persons full cost us only 1500 PHP. Which is very... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

As the title says, need to be or have a someone who can really bargain for you to get cheap / reasonable prices (especially seafood). Best time time go would be early in the morning when everything is fresh (*and hoping to be the first customer of the day). *According to belief, it is customary to do business with the... More 

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Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

to all tourist, this is the place they will slaughter you with expensive seafood eventhough you got bargain. eventhough the local will said this place selling expensive seafood. Not worth buying things from them. they will catch you until you buy something from them. not recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

During my three week vacation in the Philippines I had travelled all over Cebu island, Bohol, Boracay, and Southern Leyte. The souvenirs in Baracay are 1/4 the price of souvenirs found in those other islands. It was a shoppers paradise. The hardest part is knowing you can only take so much in your luggage. Know that you can negotiate on... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Talipapa market is a good place for shopping. The goods sell here a lot cheaper than D'Mall. I buy all my my sourvenirs and t-shirt here. Remember you have to haggle in order to get the best price. This place also have a wet market that sell fresh seafoods and cook at the nearby restaurant. Overall, its a good place... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

You know you are not in Kansas anymore! Tropical sights and smells. So much to choose from and everything is a great price. If it wasn't for luggage allowance I would have bought the entire place.

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