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See how the locals shop

Was well worth a visit and perfect for buying fruit for those long lazy days resting in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rwd181
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
fun to see

I didnt buy anything as they seemed to overinflate prices for foreigners (£10 for chili sauce?) but... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was well worth a visit and perfect for buying fruit for those long lazy days resting in the Maldives. Its busy here but worth it to have the local experience.

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

I liked looking through the fruit and veg market. I really liked the coconut cake and the fruit that looked like pandanus.

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

I didnt buy anything as they seemed to overinflate prices for foreigners (£10 for chili sauce?) but what a fun atmosphere and ample photo opportunities. Locals are fun and full of banter. Some weird fruit and veg that I had absolutely no idea what they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

All kinds of fruits available here. You may ask the vendor or seller to taste and then buy for yourself.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shekharghosh
Reviewed December 23, 2018

This is a great way to see inside what people eat every day. The fish market had fish I’d never seen before.. the vegetables were fresh and abundant. Not much to see, but interesting to stop in to if you pass by.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lpoko258
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

Interesting display at stalls of tropical fruits and vegetables, some I had not seen before. Friendly stall owners. Locals shop for produce here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank artajS
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Once you have got use to the smell, it is a fish market after all, you will discover a great market, buzzing with an extraordinary display of fishes. Really worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Vince K
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

We did a walking tour of Male on our own and passed by the local market . Amazing fresh produce on offer for sale. There seemed to be many types of fresh produce from lots of countries of the world. Good experience

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kalika2210
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

The prices are very high but I assume there are different prices for locals and expats. Maybe with a good bargain you can get something

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank emirati_nomad
Reviewed November 21, 2018

It is an interesting place as you can experience the local life. You can buy Fruits and Vegetables but also a lot of local stuff like spices or coconuts. Especially when you want to buy spices, you should got there, as it is cheaper than...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank romanshorner
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yes,there are some... please, check a map)
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Every day from 9 am to 8 pm
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It's pretty much in the middle of the northern shore. If you're at Republic Square (the main square with the big flag) and facing the sea, turn left along the coast and it's a minute or two away.
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