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Address: Pahina Central, Cebu City, Philippines

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Market...Well Market

We went here on a Sunday so not all f the shops are opened however, we were still able to bring home salted and dried fish (note: these are different from one another) when we got... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We went here on a Sunday so not all f the shops are opened however, we were still able to bring home salted and dried fish (note: these are different from one another) when we got out after an hour of endless search. The place's clean on a Sunday and still have to check out the place on a weekday.

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is where you can buy stuff to bring back home. Dried fish, delicacies and what not. Brace yourself, though, in the pungent smell of fish. It will stick to your clothes. We've been there for only around 5 minutes and we smell like we are carrying the whole market. It is not an exaggeration.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Dried fish and seafood of all sorts. Dried mangoes and otap cookies of all brands. Nice place to visit but you will smell like fish after leaving. Watch your back here...lots of shady characters hanging around but there is usually police hanging around as well.

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Mandaue, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It's a good place to buy pasalubong but you got to be ready for the smell, it will stick to your clothes down to your underwear. I love danggit though so it's worth it for me. Also look for Lola Pureza's Peanut Browas which is IMHO the best tasting pasalubong in Cebu, especially for people who like peanuts.

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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Lot of fruits and vegtable (: Lot of smell of great market !! Its great to look the local culture and they work so hard over their . Have fun

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Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you love dried fish, this is the place to be. You should come here if you are looking to buy like at least 2 kilos of dried fish. If not, you can buy it in the supermarket. They have the widest selection at the best prices but it's really smelly. You end up smelling like danggit after staying there... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If you need dried fish? Name it. You have it in Taboan Market. Dried Squid, Danggit, and lots more. It is accessible by riding a jeepney from downtown area. Usually, you can reach the place by riding 4D or 4I jeepney coming from Busay Area going to Carbon Market via Taboan Market. Another route is coming from Guadalupe via V.... More 

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Albay Province, Philippines
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89 reviews 89 reviews
47 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is one place I can't miss whenever I find myself in this beautiful island city. And how can you not miss it when all that your wife, sisters, and close friends who get wind of your trip, remind you about are dried fishes and stuff? If there's one place where cleanliness and stink harmoniously co-exist, this should be it.... More 

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7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Worth the trip. You'll find so many variants of dried seafood. Don't forget to haggle. However, you will surely feel the need to change shirts after going to this place.

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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127 reviews 127 reviews
80 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a definite stop for buying your dried food cravings! But of course, there is the worry of that lingering smell. You can find a heaven for cheap dried mangoes, dried fish of every variety, and other dried seafoods like my fave dried squid. Also, there are other delicacies like the pastries otap, barquillos, ampaw. Haggle well and you... More 

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