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most happening place in the capital city

All the wholesale shops, local market, fish market and the commercial harbor makes this place the most happening and busy area in the city. all the vessels coming from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Zeeda H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All the wholesale shops, local market, fish market and the commercial harbor makes this place the most happening and busy area in the city. all the vessels coming from atolls/islands dodge at the harbor, loading unloading of goods to and fro atolls/island happen here. It is a must visit area if you are in Male.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can find several special things here, though probably vegetables and fruits are imported from Sri Lanka. - First: bananas have a slight, very pleasent lemon taste. Nowhere I tasted such a pleasent bana before. - Second: something looks like potato chips or cracklings, but has a fish taste, and a bit spicy hot. You can take home a bag... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The fish market was rich of catch! Could see a lot of yellow tuna. Fishermen showed us useful tricks for cleanng fish.

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Thank Billyana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is nice to buy local fruits and vegetables. But prices for foreign straight up. Which is disappointing u will pay 6$ for one mango. In general nice to see local life

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Thank Aistė L
Maldives
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a fair selection, price is very good & sellers are helpful & friendly. Great for tourists to visit & try the dried fish & amazing "bounty" made from natural coconut & honey! Great for people that live here to shop!

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Thank timtam2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can enjoy even just seeing. Actually this is the cheapest place for fruits and vegetables in Male.

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Thank 友香里 岩
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite a small local market near the fish market. Lots of bananas and coconut products, including coconut candies. Nothing very outstanding or interesting. Pathways quite narrow.

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Thank PaulSiow
Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Male market is one of the attraction places. The area around the market is bustling with activities. Lot of boats loading and unloading of goods at the port. It can be fresh produces or building materials to be sent to another islands. The market is sectionalized by veg, fruits and dried salted fish. In Male there are not much choices... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

The market is nice. the fruits and vegetables, eventhough veey fresh, are not the best but they also have local treats from coconut and honey and that's interesting

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Was impressed with the fruit and vegetable market. Though Maldives has very little agriculture of thier own, the variety I was found was amazing. The Veggies and fruits were absolutely fresh.

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