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Male Fish Market

Address: Male
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Ranked #1 of 3 Shopping in Male
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This place is the main fish market in Male city and you'll get almost all the varieties of fish out there. They provide fish cutting service as well

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Male
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you want to see the latest catch of the day, this is the place. And of course the freshest! :) People in this city must be very lucky... Manuel

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Los Angeles
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

To watch these men filet a fish so precisely and quickly was fascinating to watch. If you can handle the smell, it's worth a visit:)

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mumbai
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Close to the Jetty no 1, the fish market is a fine attraction for fish lovers. A large variety of fishes including tuna are available from early morning till late evening. If you do have a cooking arrangement do buy some fish and cook a you like. Prices are reasonable and worth it. All along the opposite side of the... More 

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Maldives
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

You can visit to see the common fishes we the Maldivians eat daily. The most common fishes here are Yellowfin Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Sailfish, Reef fishes (white fish), Wahoo or Sea fish is a bit seasonal. If you like to buy fishes this is the place to buy direct from the fishermen. On Fridays there are less fishes and most... More 

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Paju, South Korea
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Tuna is the only that the Maldives as a country produces. It's nice to check out how the locals live. Also I was informed that the fish market is cleaned and sanitized every night prior to closing, as required by law. The Maldivian government recognizes itself as a tourism country and it has implemented this rule since they know the... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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69 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I love the fish market, I visited it twice! If you are not into the smell of fish then it's not the place for you. You can literally watch the fishing boats come in, then the fish goes into the market, people buy it, and he fish mongers will prepare it if required. A Friday is the worst day to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

a chance for you to see all the fishes available in Maldive, surprisingly many of their harvest actually goes exported instead of consuming by locals. Mostly you would see tuna here. Along the way there are a lot of daily necessity shops where local come and run their daily errand. Its a great place to go and experience how the... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Worth a visit, traders are happy to show you the fish, have photos taken etc.tried a coconut delicacy,some unusual fish!!

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Dorset
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A great experience to see the local fish very large and small also the city was very interesting too

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