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Great variety of seafood

Great fresh choices of seafood from live crabs,lobsters,tiger prawns,squid,king fish and red... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
An experience!

The fish market at Kivukoni transports you to the heart of Coastal East African's main commercial... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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“octopus” (5 reviews)
“strong smell” (4 reviews)
“buying fish” (3 reviews)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank antony143
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank Merciful K
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Its a place to visit if you are a sea food lover, keeping aside the smell of the sea creatures. All types of fish and a best price to beat down but they always take an advantage and target foreigners as they start too high...More

Thank PrinceAliD
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Visit this place only if you: 1. are ok with fishy smell 2. have nothing else left to do in Dar es Salaam 3. are near Kigamboni ferry terminal 4. love to see varieties of fish and sea creatures Early morning is the best time...More

Thank PrajwalSN
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Am told the catch is getting smaller. Aggressive bargaining, variety of seafood from calamari to octopus, shripms, lobster, crab

Thank Riz_Khalifa
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I like visiting the market when i feel like i want to eat fish. Small one, the sardines. The fish in this market are fresh and they have variety of fish kinds. Actually it the places where all fishermen after fishing bring their products. So...More

1  Thank nacray
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place has the widest variety of sea food. One thing we are certain about sea food is it has a strong smell. And the guys are not doing enough to make it be comfortable. We went to buy some fresh prawns and octopus meat......More

1  Thank Herman M
Reviewed 17 April 2017

So this is a fish market by the beach and one thing you can be sure of is that it will be smelly. No surprises there. Twice a day early mornings and late afternoon fisherman land their catch here and you can see the auctions...More

2  Thank SalimM
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