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Kivukoni Fish Market

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Very authentic fish market in Dar es Salaam

The fish market in Dar es Salaam is a must see in my mind. If you want to see how the fish is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rocks_to_travel
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Canada
a real thing

rarely there is an experience that doesnt seem as if it is been staged for tourists. this is the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
rafi r
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“strong smell” (4 reviews)
“buying fish” (3 reviews)
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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"strong smell"
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"octopus"
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"fresh fish"
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"kingfish"
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"seafood"
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"prawns"
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"sardines"
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"red snapper"
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"sea food"
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"buy fresh"
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"filet"
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"fishing boats"
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"downtown dar"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The fish market in Dar es Salaam is a must see in my mind. If you want to see how the fish is brought in and sold in Dar, this is it. There are very few tourists in the area. We picked up a guide...More

Thank Rocks_to_travel
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

rarely there is an experience that doesnt seem as if it is been staged for tourists. this is the real thing- live and bustling of activities with the amazing background of the indian ocean

Thank rafi r
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

If you have seen everything else you could go to there but make sure you can stand the smell of the fish. It is not for everyone or don’t eat before you go there :-) Europeans are not used to that

Thank Vanish S
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Here I met local traders selling various types of seafood, I bought several kilos of lobster and prawns for my family

Thank Princepeterson
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This place has character and that's what you want when you travel . Sure the smell of fish can be over powering at times , it's messy , busy but it's worth the visit . Vendors that I met were great would try and engage...More

Thank Scott N
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I’m sending my cook only at this market to purchase fish or any other seafood and every time I was happy with it. You will make no mistake if you head there :)

Thank YellowCharlie
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Great fresh choices of seafood from live crabs,lobsters,tiger prawns,squid,king fish and red snapper at a rock bottom prices

Thank antony143
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

The fish market at Kivukoni transports you to the heart of Coastal East African's main commercial activity for many centuries now. You can see people selling their freshly caught fish as well as the auctioning. If you are looking to buy fresh ocean sea food...More

Thank tumkurameen
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

its a place where you can find all kinds of fish and sometimes fishes a frayed there you can eat them on the go

Thank AJTRIPS T
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This place is good for any one who is looking to buy fish at an affordable price. It's named from the fact that it is situated between Kigamboni and city center. I can assure you here you'll get any fish you're looking for at a...More

2  Thank Merciful K
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