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Feb 17, 2018
“Surprised tamu market opened late!”
Oct 14, 2017
“Nothing special”
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| West Coast Division, Kota Belud 89150, Malaysia
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Kota Belud was an unplanned overnight stop. We woke up bright and early. We decided to take in the sights and look for a place to have breakfast. We walked to the Tamu Market but the fruit stalls were still not opened. Lucky got us...More

Thank zzmelayu
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

It was rainy day, the time i reached here almost 11am, some of the stalls were closed. The 'tamu' sell local fruits, handicraft, food and snack, seafood etc. Must try the huge tapioca cracker, penjaram and ring biscuit. It is sunday market, make sure come...More

Thank marsha1122
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Worth a look if you are in the area. Bargins to be had but look around first. Sometimes there are shows and demonstrations to watch

Thank Jackie R
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We have stayed in Kota Belud with our Malay friends and have visited the Sunday a few times. Lots of bargains to be had and they put on music and demonstrations.

Thank jackier1334
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

We went there for our school trip and it was a great experience for non-locals. They sold plenty of different foods, unique crafts and also learning by-hand experiences. But the cleanliness is not very well maintained as they did not prepare enough dustbins. Also the...More

1  Thank Amira A
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Travelled all the way to tamu besar kota belud today from kk. What a let down it was. They announced it to be 22 and 23rd. Oct but we found not many shops were open, no organised programs, dancers not ready, only a few shops...More

Thank NoelBella
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Had hoped to see the Bajau horsemen, but didn't catch sight of any. Busy little market with colourful stalls of food, homewares, material, knives, drums and general knick-knacks. Lovely to photograph some of the locals and the market itself. Interesting but nothing out of the...More

Thank Tosca1962
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Tamu! What can we expect from it? It's a local area for local people to get their fresh ingredients. People always said "fresh dari ladang bah". If you want fish? Go for it. Almost every local things you can get there. The problem is only...More

Thank SunMingL1
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Kota Belud is my hometown so technically I would be bias when writing this. But truthfully, this place is a gem just waiting to be uncovered. When you first step foot inside, you will be greeted by an array of colors. The arts and crafts...More

1  Thank tashashawal
Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Kota Belud is a town built around its Tamu or marketplace. In fact, Kota Belud is host to the biggest Annual Tamu in Sabah. This local Tamu is open daily and is large by local standards. The villagers sell their local produce here - often...More

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sarah d
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Response from tashashawal | Reviewed this property |
There is the usual marketplace everyday. But the Tamu market is only on Sundays. It opens up at 6am so you have to be early. :)
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