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Sunday market

Took bus trip to market in a small fishing village with lovely harbour. Market not great but very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Nice bay but crowded and uninteresting market

It’s better to come here on a non-Sunday. As the Sunday market is the same you would find anywhere... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took bus trip to market in a small fishing village with lovely harbour. Market not great but very busy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish market is wonderful,there are lots of fish stores there along with other goods and fruits stores,better than other market where you can only find some fake bags and cheap things,colorful boats are beautiful,only thing is to get there ,we got on the bus...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank graceli-UK
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We checked google maps for directions and noted it was open today. Travelled by two buses and upon arriving in Marsaxlokk were informed it was closed due to weather conditions. Pity the web did not indicate this and we woild have chosen a different day....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dale R
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

It’s better to come here on a non-Sunday. As the Sunday market is the same you would find anywhere around the world with Chinese dolls and toys and shoes and some fish but that is so crowded you cannot really go in with small kids

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Zsirfeka2
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is a long farmers market at the port area. We did not like the restaurants, since they really take advantage of tourists. The bottle water was $16. So, buyer be aware...but otherwise, it can be a nice stroll.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ulli B
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Sunday Market is very commercial and does not seem to me an exceptional tourist attraction. You can buy souvenirs from your stay in Malta. Unfortunately, the place got very touristic in a bad word of this sense. Years ago it was a fishing village; you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank T0urist7
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This market sells a range of things from kitchen supply’s, food for the locals, a range of very bad quality fake goods, cheap souvenirs and clothes. It is not a fish market although there were a few stalls selling fish. We didn’t buy anything and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank thomasvP2220UR
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The market was ok... + Beautiful location, the views are fantastic + Some great restaurants + Large market with many stalls - most of the stalls selling same stuff and majority of it can be found at same or lower price in other stores across...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ross P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

My friend and I arrived close to noon on a Sunday, not the best time according to some advice. But our goal was to soak in the day at this local event and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. There looked to be a stand with home-made...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank LoveToTravelTerrie
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There's a lot of culture in this weekly festivity. However, the crowds are nearly unbearable and you'll get nothing but lousy service at any restaurant you might choose to eat at. Getting a seat in any restaurant will be a major accomplishment. The markets themselves...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Marina M
18 October 2018|
Response from Ulli B | Reviewed this property |
I think it closes around 2 pm (some were closes at that time), but they might have changed that.
Diana C
29 July 2017|
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Response from Geordie112 | Reviewed this property |
I imagine the sooner you get there the better, not sure exactly what time it opens. I don't think you can leave the fish as I don't think it is open all day. Best to ask at the hotel or tourist information. Enjoy.
Ivo D
6 May 2017|
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Response from Smuggler60 | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you go on Sunday at 09:00 to 10:00 hrs and you will see plenty of stalls of fish !!