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Came across this place accidentally and it was a pleasant surprise. It was so interesting to see... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
Shashitha
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Singapore, Singapore
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One of the town's highlights and worth a visit

We visited the fish market on a Friday. The market was thriving throughout the day. While none of... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the fish market on a Friday. The market was thriving throughout the day. While none of the fish were 'on ice', we did not find fish being displayed on the floor. Vendors were friendly and open to having pictures taken; just ask first....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David S
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was interesting to see the numbers and range of fish on sale in this market. Some of the stall-holders were happy to talk about some of the different fish species. Fortunately it was not smelly ( even though it was very hot and humid...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MartinandHeather2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw some good reviews about this place. To be honest there is nothing to see here as a tourist. Place is over crowded by locals. Smelly and messy. Its not a tourist spot.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Travekings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a fish market by all purpose. Fresh tunas and all local fish... But beware, the smell and the general hygiene of things are going to bother you. With out the ice packs on which to rest the fish, under hot weather, odors tend to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank eddierakoubian
Reviewed January 29, 2019

The best and biggest fish market in male city.Fresh fishes are available.Good to photographs.Nearby the ferry

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sunseb
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

It was worth having a look but we were glad we had a guide. The fish was fresh and it was a good example of culture in this area.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ChrisTaylerNT
Reviewed January 13, 2019

the best market in male ....excelent --dont forget go there .... you can buy anything ..people very friendly

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jorge M
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

We took a guided tour for Male City Tour. The guide took us here to the Male Fish Market. You can see varieties of fishes sold here. Tuna and Snappers were sold extensively. It was a nice experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Came across this place accidentally and it was a pleasant surprise. It was so interesting to see the hustle and bustle of the market with fresh seafood in the morning. There is a restaurant upstairs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shashitha
Reviewed December 24, 2018

This is like many small island and citiy's fish market. It is nothing special and not worth putting on your must see list. If you enjoy seeing fish waiting to be bought by the restaurant or private citizens this is for you.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from hikeg | Reviewed this property |
I didnt see the map in airport. However I think you can google in your either mobile or computer.
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don't know where you'll be coming from but if you are the airport ferry terminal go up on Sosun Magu till Majeed Magu road (you're at the corner of the ADK hospital); turn left on Faashanaa Kilege Magu and you'll run right... More
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