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Brief visit

This was part of the day tour to Male. It is interesting to have a look and see the local fruit and vegetables in use but not a particularly impressive place. Very small.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was part of the day tour to Male. It is interesting to have a look and see the local fruit and vegetables in use but not a particularly impressive place. Very small.

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Barcelona, Spain
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190 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Male Local Market is mainly a fruit market. It's quite small, but packed with locals and tourists. People is very friendly. If you have an hour to kill and you're in the area, don't hesitate and go.

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Thank Komator
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33 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The biggest choice of fresh fruits, what I've seen in Maldives. Good choice of spices as well. Was a bit nicer than fish market. It is worth to visit.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

All local produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, watch the local ladies shopping, plenty bananas hanging from the stalls!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

The place is nice, you can taste a lot of fresh fruits and also vegetables. The bananas have the best taste ever tried.

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Thank Bubu2712
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

A small place filled with colorful tropical fruits. You can find the supply for the whole island here. It's clean and tidily segmented. The vendors did not hassle you to buy the goods, which I found comforting.

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Thank Lily N
belgium
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Starts from 5 dollar, for small snack or fruit. More expensive than the supermarket in Europe. Didn't found interesting/Various sort of fruit...if you have been to Thailand for the market... this is may disappointing you.

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Madrid, Spain
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Just a local market and not a very nice or special one at that. They will take you if you spend the day in Male, but really, this is a local market that you may as well skip...

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Thank evilalta
Abbottabad, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

If you want local fruits tuna and traditional touch go there. It's cheap and a lot of shops. Do bargain for the price. Do a survey before buying. A lot of local food is available there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Went here to buy some vegetables and was surprised how miserable, and devoid of smiles and any other response the staff holders were. Good selection and interesting to see variety of fruit vegetables include smoked fish.

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Thank Richard E

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