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Male Local Market

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Must See In Male

This really is a "Local Market", nothing touristy about this one. I was there twice, first time on a Friday during prayers and it was obviously closed but not really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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162 reviews 162 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

This really is a "Local Market", nothing touristy about this one. I was there twice, first time on a Friday during prayers and it was obviously closed but not really "closed".....it was all open and some of the fruit and veg was covered up but you could walk around and everything was open to anyone. This is obviously a reflection... More 

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Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were on a walking tour of Male and were so glad we were shown the local produce market. The place is so colourful with so many different types of fresh fruit and vegetables as well as a huge variety of spices. It was great to see the locals in action and they store holders were very friendly offering us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I love this place, full of color and fun, this vegetable and fruit market is Maldives largest produce market. Most of the product coming from local or import, the price is cheap and fresh.

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mumbai
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A quiet stroll down the local market is like walking down a living museum. You can pick up souvenirs of wood and corals. If you buy corals ensure it is not prohibited form exporting it from Male. Mostly prices are fixed and rarely there is bargaining. In the vegetable market you will find good fresh fruits. There is a nearby... More 

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Los Angeles
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We sampled quite a few things that I had never heard of. Some were good and I'm glad I know to ask for those fruits and vegetables back home. Other things were, um, interesting. My highlight was muddled passion fruit in it's husk, given to me by a local vendor. We all puchased tons of spices to bring back to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

most of the vegetable and fruits are fresh in the morning. its cheap in local market than super stores and marts in the city. all the products are local grown in the farm.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

great curry shop nearby. No signs on shop front but aim for fish market and follow the wonderful curry aroma

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A must see. Try some dry fish. Friendly place, small area but neat place to experience. The locals are always willing to show case their vegetables, fruits or nuts they have harvested.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Hopped onto Male just for couple of hours during my week-long holiday in the Maldives for scuba diving holiday. Was recommended by the boat crew to visit this market and it was interesting. The only downside was that it was cramped especially the walkways, but that didn't bother me when I wasn't in a rush. The market is right next... More 

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Kent, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place is interesting as you get to see alot of locally produced products.. as well as imported i guess. Great to see women shopping around, and there are lots of new things to taste and explore. Make sure to grab something to take home with you. try "rihahakuru" a fish made product which is dark brown in color.. fish... More 

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