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Address: Waterfront, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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Start at either end of the market and walk your way through....plenty to see and smell, the market has a real hum to it....watch fresh sea food being prepared or try the large... read more

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Mitchell, Australia
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Mitchell, Australia
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51 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Start at either end of the market and walk your way through....plenty to see and smell, the market has a real hum to it....watch fresh sea food being prepared or try the large variety of fruits....brows the different stalls and don't be afraid to haggle reasonable....the board walk is a must if your after an ale or a good feed... More 

Thank ParaPete
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The night market, sets up at around 5 pm or so and is adjacent to the Filipino Market and beneath Le Méridien hotel, it has two sections – one where they sell fresh ingredients, and another where you can eat. the food stalls are more focussed on seafood that anything else. but you can still find plant based dishes and... More 

Thank AnaRocha2014
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So far so good , good for tourists have a short shop. Local Food delicious , Souvenir & Small Gift can get from here A lot of fresh food .

Thank Vloody W
Klang, Malaysia
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169 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place to go if you wanna do marketing or souvenir shopping. Great bargains available. Be careful of beggars, kids are being used. Tight spaces between stalls.

Thank FranXav
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must go place if u plan to cook on your own in KK. There ranges of seafood, vegetable, fruits, dried fishes, etc.

Thank Teo Y
Toowoomba, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Ok so, things you need to know first. There are three sections running north to south (from Merdeka shopping centre away) first is outdoor seafood (amazing sea food if your keen, super friendly vendors will help you out) next is fruit and dried snacks (most of which you can't take back to Aust because they are dried and packaged by... More 

1 Thank Trippin_bout
Guam, Mariana Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017

If you like seafood and do not mind mingling with the crowd in tight spaces, this is the place for you in Kota Kinabalu. We had buttered tiger prawns from one of the stalls and it was to die for.

1 Thank Anna M
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed March 8, 2017

Market is a must visit even if you dont like sea food. There are still many attravtve meals to try out... With diverse stals and lots of people probably the best place to spend evening in town...

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Seafood crackers and dried sea products are available as souvenir. Fresh vegetables even dry goods at the lowest price. Keep your expensive shoes at home so you can choose your seafoods leisurely if you plan to cook them yourself. Stalls selling local delicacies are lined up for your convenience. Don't expect parking space if you're dropping by late evening. Quite... More 

Thank ArashiSpencer
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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

Coming from the north the first part of the market is all pearls, jewelry and other trinkets and crafts made and sold by Philippino's. After that you come by the market with vegetables and spices and the catch of the day brought in by local fishermen. Great atmosphere to take in as you squeeze through the crowd. Be sure to... More 

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