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Male Fish Market, Male

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Inspect the local produce at Male Fish Market, one of the biggest venues of its kind in the world. Fishermen stock the market every morning, and the daily haul usually includes everything from tuna to swordfish. Make sure you try dried fish, a local specialty with a strong salty taste. You can also find a wide range of fresh fruits and vegetables. Be prepared for some interesting aromas, as fresh fish, crowds, and hot weather make for a strong smell. Make Male Fish Market a part of your Male vacation plans using our Male trip planner.
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  • Decided to visit this place, hoping to see the huge tuna. It's not a big market and easy for tourist to walk about. Was fortunate enough to see one of the fishing boat unloading their cstch. The fish....  more
    Decided to visit this place, hoping to see the huge tuna. It's not a big market and easy for tourist to walk about. Was fortunate enough to see one of the fishing boat unloading their cstch. The fish....  more »
  • Great place to buy local fish at really cheap price!! You can find any kind of local fish here....which is incredible!! The best part is it's super Fresh!! 
    Great place to buy local fish at really cheap price!! You can find any kind of local fish here....which is incredible!! The best part is it's super Fresh!!  more »
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  • Absolutely True Maldivian traditional market that you should visit to know them personally. It's local and wet market so expected wet, smelly, and crowded. This is consider the place that you may enjoy the locals. Most of them speak English very well and tourist are welcome and you won't had any problem at all. They welcomes you nicely and do share what they have to offer or to show you what is Maldivian is all about. Walking distance from main jetty connected airport and the city. Easy walk tour in this place. Get your local guide to know more about it. There's the stingray point next to it that you may enjoy extraordinary view of these creatures. Cheap coconut drinks too compared with any island that you have visited. Great to do your here after your few days in isolated and super calm island stay. Worth visit.
  • The Male fish market is astonishing! Be here early - that is Maldivian early ♥️🇲🇻 - so about 8 to 9 to se the today’s catch coming in, being displayed and then haggled and purchased by vendors. An odd kind of auction on the most valuable fish, and more pick and choose for the normal catch. Making your own dinner? This is the freshest fish in the Maldives, unless you catch it yourself! They have really pro slice and dice staff here that guts and filets your fish for a nominal fee. One of the few attractions in Malé that I really recommend!

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