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Satok Weekend Market

Jalan Satok, Kuching, Malaysia
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Ranked #1 of 8 shopping in Kuching
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This market has recently moved and is now situated at Medan Niaga, it had so many fruit and vegetable stalls it was hard to know what was what but our guide James Chee of Saratours was there to guide us through what everything was and the stallholders were happy to let us taste a variety of different fruits. This is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We visited the market late on a Saturday afternoon - it is clean and has an interesting array of fresh fruit and fish but lacks atmosphere. I have been to many Asian markets and this is the least interesting and vibrant I have been to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

This market represent Sarawak.they sell layered cake from many suppliers from small to big names.they also sell salted terubuk fish.veryyyyyy cheaaappp!!don't worry, they can wrap it for u.u also can find a lot of local fruits and local foods.definitely will recommend this place to others.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

This is the new Weekend Open-air Market called Medan Niaga, Kubah Ria,much better than the old version. It's very big,clean & well arranged & organised. I enjoyed shopping there as i'd choose different varieties of fruits & vegetables,fresh & cheap. You can even buy your personal items,like a departmental store & supermarket. Foods & drinks are available. You can buy... More

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Having seen the old version at Jalan Satok, the new one at Medan Niaga Satok seems less exciting. Its is much neater now, but I prefer threading through the previous cramped crowded rows of stalls! When I was there Saturday evening, there were very few cooked food stalls - probably the presence of the hawker centre styled block means fewer... More

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

I bought foods, but the food were crowded with ants!

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Puchong, Malaysia
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

All sorts of local delicacies sold. Local produce and the famous salted fish. Open from saturday evening til sunday afternoon. Souvenirs can be bought here as well and you can see all the different ferns that can be eaten.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Don't waste your $6 taxi ride (each way) going there unless you are shopping for groceries at the food market. We went around noon on a Saturday and there really are very few booths selling anything other than food. You are better off visiting the stores on the main bazaar.

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Perak, malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

I been here in 3 different occasion. 1- during the day on friday morning where me and my family were looking for salted terubuk fish and endup booked those fish from an old guy with 'x-army' logo. He has been doing interview on the national radio promoting his product and we were there to find him. He even packaged the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

The Sunday markets actually start on Saturday afternoon as all the sellers come in and set up their stalls then sleep at the markets in preparation for the big day starting at 5am on Sunday. These markets were a lot bigger than I expected. The fruit and vegetable section is fantastic, so many different fruits that can be hard to... More

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