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Address: Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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Nice shopping

A bit hot and sunshine, a lot of thing u can find here like key chain,fruits, plants, pets, juice, traditional item

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Siowyin L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Open every sunday from 7am to 1pm (roughly). The best time to come here early morning. If you come after 9am, very hot. Here you can buy almost everything such as souvenirs, plants, flowers, cats, dogs, fish, honey, herbs, t-shirt and money more. Must come here if you are in KK. But make sure you are here on Sunday.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit hot and sunshine, a lot of thing u can find here like key chain,fruits, plants, pets, juice, traditional item

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Thank Siowyin L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought most of the stalls are selling same goods, but you will have chance to experience the local living style. Remember to buy a hat here as it is quite hot during sunny day!

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Thank You Xin L
Munich, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found the whole market underwhelming. Most stalls sell pretty much the same. At least the vendors are not pushy, so that is refreshing. The saddest part are the poor animals in tiny cages, it is simply heartbreaking to see puppy dogs and kittens crammed together in small cages.

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Thank DorisMa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Except for the really sad caged dogs and cats, this sunday market is worth it! You might wanna save up on buying your souvenirs because this market is gold. From fruit stands to local herbal medicines, keychains and magnets to cool sabah clothing... you can find it on gaya street!

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Thank Jan C
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Sunday market is good for an early morning stroll. Most of the stalls are selling pretty much the same stuff, but you can pick up some nice local knick knacks.

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Thank APinBKK
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

You can find souvenirs here and lots of other things. Pets. Food. Plants. Antiques. And make sure to come in the morning as the stalls will starting to pack up and close in the afternoon.

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Thank ElleHansel87
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to see the real Kota kinabalu in one little street about half a kilometre in length.Everything is on sale here from tongkat Ali's to condoms.except those high end brands like Levis and YvesSaintLaurent.lol.You may find some cloned version of Levis at rm69 each.The original costs £100 each.only to be found in Metrojaya and 1Borneo.Seeing is BELIEVING.A must visit... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Sunday market. It was good to see the local offerings (food, souvenirs, etc.). Agree with other reviewers regarding the animals locked up in small cages - it was sad to see. But other than that it was a good experience. Do go early though as it definitely does get crowded and hot. We arrived... More 

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Thank Chtruong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Visit once and it is enough. Unless you have something in particular to buy. Can be really sweaty and hot. The crowd does not help. They sell everything from pearls to fresh fish!

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