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Talipapa Market

Between Boracay Main Road and White Beach, Aklan Province, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 6 Shopping in Boracay
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Owner description: Hordes of locals and tourists throng this street, where anything can be bought and all prices...
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Owner description: Hordes of locals and tourists throng this street, where anything can be bought and all prices haggled.

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Bandar Seri Begawan
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172 reviews 172 reviews
31 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is a culinary must do in Boracay, but you need to bargain well. Selection of restaurants you can dine at, who can cook your purchased ingredients Not the most hygienic (cats roam beneath the tables); but satisfying nonetheless

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San Jose de Buenavista, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Compared to d'mall this is the place to go for souveniours. Whether it is trinkets, shirts, hats or just about anything else you will find the prices much better and you can barter with the merchants. Here you will find more of the local people compared to d'mall where it is more larger more expensive shops. There are many small... More 

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Caloocan, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

you can find a lot of stalls here selling cheaper souvenirs and shirts than the one on dmall. as always, haggle for the best price. There are also a lot of restaurants here serving seafoods but the one we tried was a little bit of a disappointment since it's not that fresh anymore.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Found a shop selling keychains with free names, but the designs here were much nicer than those at D'Mall. Even though they were selling at 4 for 100 pesos. D'Mall sold it at 8 for 100 pesos. Not too sure if it was overcharged, but it was definitely worth the money for a beautiful personalized keychain for my friends. :)... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My advise is to ask around and bargain before committing as they will charge ridiculously high prices if you are a tourist. Lucky for me, I have a local guide with me and he whispered the market rate of the lobsters to me. It was my birthday and my girlfriend was so eager to get me a huge lobster, a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The seafood are live and fresh, but please, always bargain, anywhere in Boracay. The wet market is small, you purchase them from one stall you like (they're almost the same, just find someone you like purchasing from or just find the seafood that looks good to you) and bargain and then purchase them and bring to the cook nearby!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

You can bargain fresh seafood (lobster, fish, prawns, squids etc) and go to cooking service restaurant nearby to cook (went to fti restaurant twice!).

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The first day I went there I bought the seafood from the market myself. I obviously got chopped. I read a blog recommending stall #29 for cooking service. No regret ! I went back the next day and this time I asked a waiter named Prince to help me buy the seafood and is super cheap ! So be smart... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

if you're looking for souvenir shirts, visit talipapa. there are plenty of stores that sells boracay tshirts, sando, beach bag and other souvenir items. they have P170 for two tshirt/sando for adult, P150 for 2 sando for child and plenty more.

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jakarta
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Step in for first hand and fresh seafood experience at this markey. See the sea creatures alive and cook for you with affordable price. We tried our first meal of some sea urchins and sea snails. Cooked them at nearby restaurants/paluto service. Also you could bring home some pasalubongs/souvenirs from Philippines such as dried Mango seche (super delicious), tshirts, magnets,... More 

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