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“Entertaining, great personalities ... heaps of fun” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Batu Ferringhi Night Market

Batu Ferringhi Night Market
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Entertaining, great personalities ... heaps of fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2012

Stayed in Batu Ferringhi for a few nights this month with a friend. The night markets were a real laugh. Great personalities and just plain good fun. There isn't a huge range and a lot of stalls selling the same gear. But, don't take it seriously, have some fun and get to know the great people and have a good time!
Make sure you stop by the stall that sells kids thongs and sandals, the guy that runs it is fantastic, genuine and a "good guy'!!

Visited January 2012
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“Less choice and more stalls - but still a "must see, must do"!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

The quality of the goods has certainly dropped and there are no more trainers or electrical goods (except for some stylish digital clocks and mobile accessories).

The value is still quite good but limited choices for men. Cd's and DVD's are still great value but watch out for police, the shutters come down quick of the appear. Expect to pay 4Rm ea for them. Polo's and t-shirts are between 15-20 with some haggling and tonight I'm going to see how I go with the watches. If anyone can recommend who to deal with on the better quality ones I'd love to hear from you.

One thing's for sure, it's great fun and should be one everyone's list of things to do. Enjoy!

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“Copies galore!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2012

This is my second trip to Penang and I truly love the island. The night markets consist of lots of copy goods (know as original imitations). The stallholders are not pushy or aggressive. Along the strip of stall you will find some rare treats. Both years I have bought Batik paintings from the Bunga Raya Enterprise, from talented artists who are hearing impaired. These beautiful pictures are displayed on my walls in my home. The stallholders are lovely and the paintings are beautiful. If you have a few days spare they will even complete one to your style and specifications.

Visited January 2012
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“You have to do it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2012

Yes its full of fake everything and you will probably buy a whole lot of junk neither you nor the person you are buying the trinket for will ever use and it will collect dust and occupy space in a drawer somewhere because you cant just throw it away but you have to do it - watch the people buy the junk - you are on holiday!!!!

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