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Gaya Street Sunday Market

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Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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As the name suggests, the market only opened on Sunday morning. Row of shops selling different... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NaniAm6967
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Singapore, Singapore
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Beware of pickpockets

Early Sunday morning market at Gaya Street. Opens as early as 5am. There are many local coffee... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MAKANRANGERS
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the name suggests, the market only opened on Sunday morning. Row of shops selling different items. Saw one shop selling fruits and they made the juice straight out of the food. Like watermelon they will cut the top of the watermelon, blend the fruit...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early Sunday morning market at Gaya Street. Opens as early as 5am. There are many local coffee shops around. Taste wise is subject to individual tastes. We find the food here quite bland and not as flavourful. Peppermint Vietnamese cafe have a good selection of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many things that u can find from the gaya street. It is not like the rest of the others. It has the unique stuff to see. Better wake up early since it start early in the morning. Easy to get breakfast and lunch too.

Thank Faizal J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

amazing huge market where you find so many unusual things from local coffee grinders, rare fruit and veg, local artists crafts, animals, jewellery, and so on and so on very busy place but hassle free and very pleasant vendor I would suggest to go early...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a bit late at 1230 so things we closing up but I still managed to buy a gong!! Which us what i wanted. They have old and new ones ...very different quality. What I liked about this market there were a large range...More

Thank Kerry553
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I visited the market to buy souvenirs for us and friends. I arrived early Sunday morning about 7 AM to avoid the crowd. I managed to stroll the whole area and bought items with some haggling.There were many items in the market but they were...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This market is HUGE and sells just about everything you can think of! I really liked that I wasn't getting hassled by stall holders every few steps, so was able to just wander and browse at my own pace. It was really busy, but generally...More

Thank Beckylovesadventures
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Quite a large market in one of the back streets of kk which get closed off every Sunday. Was interesting to look at a few of the items, but really nothing very exciting. A good way to spend an hour.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Coffee lovers can either buy the local Tenom ground coffee or roasted beans for about RM 42 a kilogram.

Thank ibnibatutta
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This market is only on Sundays. So my family and i were lucky enough to have the time for some last minute shopping since our flight was in the evening. Starts from as early as 6AM (local time). You will find clothings, antiques, fruits, and...More

Thank Zaki E
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hant665
29 October 2017|
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Response from ChanML | Reviewed this property |
I know it opens every Sunday only. Sorry other days I am unsure.
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angeline93
7 October 2016|
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Response from Alexandra J | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Tamparuli is on Wednesday while Inanam is on Thursday.
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Michelle B
5 September 2016|
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Response from JLionstone | Reviewed this property |
The stalls should be gradually closed and removed for the tent after 1:00 pm. If you want to look for some handcraft products, you can still find in Filipino handcraft market. It is just next to the Central Market. By... More
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