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Gaya Street Sunday Market

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Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did not shop for any souvenir thinking Gaya Sunday street market was the best place to do so. And I was WRONG and totally DISSATISFIED and DISAPPOINTED. Every other 3 shops selling the same thing. Like wind catcher, pearl bracelets, t-shirts. And it's all...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located at Gaya streets with lots of stall selling all sorts of stuff, souvenir, food, vegetables, drinks fruits, pets, coffee powder, clothing, etc. The shops along the streets if you need to eat or buying food stuff as souvenir.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While it makes for a nice Sunday walk (albeit potentially too hot in June), we didn't really find anything that was handmade or otherwise "original." The prices were also somewhat high and barely negotiable. We also noticed some pets were for sale (puppies, kittens, hamsters,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely big market with some unusual stalls as well as the old favouraites eg jewellery, clothes. Lots places to eat and in centre of town near the port and main shops.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must visit place during the trip to KK. The Sunday morning market only open on Sunday and origin is to let the farmers from around KK area to sell their product once a week. But now it has turn out to be...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

For the tourist, it will make a good walk on Sunday morning. Noted was also some of the items sold here were above the Super Market prices. Plenty of snacks, potted plants, clothing, hats, drinks, local pastry (kuehs), hardwares, coffee powders, etc.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Adventurer184158
Reviewed May 19, 2019

Nothing special, same like everywhere in Asia. Very hot to walk around. But for tourist something to see if markets interests you.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank HHinKL
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

They closed off the street to traffic and allow stalls to be set up... As far as the stalls are concerned, it's a range of local stuff, the usual t-shirts and fake goods... Too hot to walk around in...but there are plenty of coffee shops...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

By mistake we toured the fish market harbour side , interesting experience . We Soon corrected ourselves and had a wonderful experience . I did keep banging my head being only 6 foot tall .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David7918
Reviewed April 26, 2019

We stayed in the hotel that was walking distance from the market during one of Sunday, so we did not miss the chance to walk around for bargain stuffs in the market. There were variety of things sold in the market. Some of them were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Levan G
June 20, 2019|
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Response from BoardingPass061616 | Reviewed this property |
The Gaya Street Market is open EVERY Sunday (even if its a public holiday)....including if festival/celebrations fall on a Sunday e.g. Christmas, Hari Raya, Deepavali, Easter...its still open
October 28, 2017|
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Response from ChanML | Reviewed this property |
I know it opens every Sunday only. Sorry other days I am unsure.
October 6, 2016|
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Response from Alexandra J | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Tamparuli is on Wednesday while Inanam is on Thursday.