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Address: Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia

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We locals call this place as one of the 'black areas'. Be careful of getting conned or bag from snatched. Sometimes the products there are not fresh and chemicals are used to make... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
ElleHansel87
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We locals call this place as one of the 'black areas'. Be careful of getting conned or bag from snatched. Sometimes the products there are not fresh and chemicals are used to make it stop from turning bad. This includes the dried products sold there. Most people doing bussiness in this area are not locals. Do not give money or... More 

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Thank ElleHansel87
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This place attracts a lot of tourist with their assortment of goods. Once again unless one bargins the prices are not cheap. Remember to go inside past the front stalls.

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Thank 1020Valerie
Seremban, Malaysia
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Street stalls aplenty. Everything is bargainable, though the opening price is never cheap, may it be food or raw materials

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

A large area that is a market selling everything from clothing to dried food stuff and also a dining place. Area selling clothing and such opens during the day but I visited this place in the evening and only the dried food stuff, wet market and dining area were open. Market sold almost all that one would want to buy... More 

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Thank Natayan
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Filipino market is located by the wharf in Kota Kinabalu. This is a market that has Filipino traders selling their wares. The market is divided to a few parts. One selling dry seafood like anchovies, prawns, squid, seaweed, seahorses etc. The other are selling souvenirs such as pearls (necklace, arm band, earrings and others), trinkets and more. You have to... More 

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Selangor
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was recommended to buy dried seafood items like dried shrimps, scallop, salted fish etc from this place. Went and after I did some 'survey', decided to get some dried shrimps from one of the stalls. The price for the 1 kg packet was Rm40, and you can see the big shrimps on the packet. Without much bargaining, I got... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

you can find affordable fresh seafood here (lobster, prawn, squid, fishes, and other seafood)..the price is reasonable..

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Gladstone, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you love seafood then you must come here. We picked out our own whole fish, whole squid, 2 x giant prawns & lobster and were asked how we wanted it cooked (BBQ, fried or steamed). This was a huge feed and incredibly tasty. We had rice and stir fried veg as well and cost was 210RM approx. $60 AUD.... More 

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Fantastic place for food, drinks and some local interaction. It did smell a bit of fish but that added to the amazing atmosphere. My family ate food from the local vendors (chicken skewers were so tasty) and drank the local drinks. Well worth the visit.

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Thank jellyman73
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is where visitors could purchase souvenirs from clothes, key chains, local musical instruments, pearls and few other typical souvenirs items. Just beside the market, you could purchase some dried goods for those who are firmilar with dried anchovies, dried shrimps and some local snacks. At night, there will be street food vendors selling barbecue chicken wings and seafood. Not... More 

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