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Dense market with lot of vegetables and fish

The only local stuff here is the fish, except for that everything is imported and comes via ships... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Awesome fruit

Called in yesterday on a sight seeing your. Our guide may have been on commission, but we spent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The only local stuff here is the fish, except for that everything is imported and comes via ships and boats. You can get to see variety of vegetables from various parts of the world. Being a vegetarian, I found it hard to deal with the...More

Thank 319kiranb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in yesterday on a sight seeing your. Our guide may have been on commission, but we spent ages at a stall trying all sorts of new tastes and bought a bit of stuff at the end. Well with to try the local bounty bars...More

Thank HoveKatie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were incredibly lucky a market stall holder took pity on us and allowed us try his wears... omg who know coconut sugar could be so tasty he let us try a screw nut fruit different kinds of coconut bananas and curry spice... more the...More

Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are staying in Male and want really fresh seafood at a cheap price, remember there is more than just fresh seafood,but if you are interested in the seafood get there early,then head over to the Male Market right on the wharf on the...More

Thank Vagabond W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small market but you can buy fish, fresh fruits and vegetables as well as local delicacies. They let you taste their fruits before buying. You can also buy halal meat . We enjoy seeing what they sell there

Thank Wild T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The market is good and the Maldiivian Stall Holders are charming. You can pick up little souvenirs for gifts. A lot of stuff is crafted by the local people and there were lots of children helping out at the various stalls, You can buy drinks...More

Thank 150sandy
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The market is located on Male Island the capital of Maldives, close to Male-Hulhule Ferry at jetty number 1. The local market is very busy and active place where the fruits, vegetables and spices are supplied to the resorts. You can get the fresh local...More

1  Thank IsmailMSaeed
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

When you think of Maldives, keep this slogan at the back of your head " A place where you learn the Art of doing nothing" Landing in Hulule or Velana airport is most unique as you will feel your jet aircraft could be amphibian and...More

1  Thank CanadianCouple94
Reviewed 25 July 2017

visited to Huraa island as part of Island hopping trip from Adaaran but dint find it very exciting except the BBQ lunch .

Thank arshivaniisingh
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A great market but without much variety - all stalls are basically selling the same produce. All in all a good local market fro Male.

Thank ColomboLily
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Sherine T
18 July 2016|
Response from Lyudmilawestrik1972 | Reviewed this property |
yes,there are some... please, check a map)
Layan C
18 February 2016|
Response from occhiolist | Reviewed this property |
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.