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Market visit on transit

We visited the local market on a transit day. All the fruits, veggies, dried fish, nuts and spices. It is not big, but safe and enjoyable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lubomir C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the local market on a transit day. All the fruits, veggies, dried fish, nuts and spices. It is not big, but safe and enjoyable.

Thank Lubomir C
Jaipur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Too much bargain , after choosing one they packed different Pc. Display was good , in all a typical Tourist Market.

Thank Rajuzk
Dover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was fascinating and there was definitely some weird and wonderful looking vegetables on the market. The bananas are strangely small but really rich in flavour.

Thank F1matcham
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in buying fresh Maldive fish, this is the place for it. very busy and crowded place. Not suitable to stay for a long time. You have to select best fish among the many varieties and bargain dor best prices. The most attractive thing for me was, they speak Sinhala very welll. Feel like we are in... More 

Thank Asela B
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a very small local market, full of bananas and coconut, you can find some dryed tuna and local bounty bars prices are so good

Thank Abdurahman A
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is interesting to enjoy the maldives local culture and markets.Full of fresh vegetables and fruits. Small shops and also in mini vans.lot of screaming and shouting early morning when the vegetables and fruits arrive and lot of hustle and bustle.Worth watching and buying.The fish market is a bit smelly but also nice to see various types of fish all... More 

Antalya, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated near the local fish market, you can find all the locally grown fruits and vegetables in the small stalls here. Everything here is grown in the islands, mostly the agricultural islands, and transported to Male' in dhoanies (local boats) to be sold. One must keep in mind that fruits and vegetables, especially the seasonal and exotic varieties are rather... More 

Thank AichaIchar
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the market whilst we were waiting for our boat to take us to our hotel in Thoddoo, amazing variety and people are really nice giving you fruits to try and been welcoming!

Thank prado_carlos
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Basically it's just another market where you can buy some cheap fruits, local products. You also get to see the daily life of the locals.

Thank 丽 凤
Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

one can buy everything he wants here... noisy,interesting ,challenging. fruit and vegs are rather expensive but,maybe,only for foreigns//

Thank Lyudmilawestrik1972

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