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Address: Calle Maximo Lira, Arica, Chile

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Nice for kids

As it is often cloudy in the morning this is a nice way to fill the morning waiting for beach weather. The pelicans and sea lions are great to watch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

This is where the locals and port workers come to buy fish or to each a ceviche lunch. It is far from "elegant" and to some it may well be a complete turn off. To me, it is a delight. The fish are so fresh they were swimming the morning of the day you buy it. The same for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

As it is often cloudy in the morning this is a nice way to fill the morning waiting for beach weather. The pelicans and sea lions are great to watch.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We loved our walk around the market, the booths and small eateries. Lots to see and experience, pelicans and sea lions were within touching distance. This is a very rustic area, full of locals with great photo opportunities.

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Iquitos Amazon Region, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

In the Fish Market of Arica there are some amazing sellers of the freshest fish & seafood. It makes for a great stroll and opportunity to take in all the Pacific has to offer, but it doesn't stop there. This is the place to sample the freshest Chilean Style Ceviche, too! And at rock bottom prices! From boat to wharf... More 

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