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Male Fish Market

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Ranked #10 of 20 attractions in Male
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The market was flooded with fresh fish, not every market has this fishes that huge, i smell of fish when i left

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Netherlands
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This market was really small but so much fun! A lot of fish for sale. The biggest fish I have ever seen where filleted in front of you.

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Amwaj Islands, Bahrain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Lots of fish all around the place.... if your a resident there.... you would enjoy all the fresh fish that you can get...

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Edinburgh
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49 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Male is a nice small town and worth a visit as there is a few things to see. We went with a guide and one of the places we stopped of at was the Fish Market. It has huge Tuna and you can look around at the fish for sale.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
30 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Huge tuna laying out, and to watch the masters skin and then fillet such a large fish is a wonder. Across the street from one of the food markets, with the most marvelous aromas and colors.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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63 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Well it is just a fish market. Don't expect anything more. Surprisingly hygienic, as fish markets go, it was interesting to see the skilled workers filleting tuna. The fish here are mostly tuna type fish with a few other fish and octopus. Opposite it is where you will find smoked tuna and Maldive Fish. There is also thick fish sauce... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We visit Male, and it was nice experience. It's really small town, but people are very friendly, very good in english, very helpfull.

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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Lots of Tuna! Fantastic to see how the locals live. The food market is next door, grab a fresh coconut for the walk around. Venture past the fishing boats, I've never had more interesting smells coming from fishing trawlers, a mix of fish and Indian curry spices!

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This is really something to be seen.... Hold your nose and get your camera ready! Massive fish and some unusual creatures.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Messy, crowded and dirty but a truly local Maldivian experience. Make sure your guide tells you about the buying process and be prepared to get fish gunk on your slippers!

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