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Gaya Street Sunday Market

Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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I suppose there is an atmosphere to see of sorts, where locals ply their wares, and most of it’s... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Interesting market

This market can try the local food and drinks. They sold some of the handicrafts like jewels, bags... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I suppose there is an atmosphere to see of sorts, where locals ply their wares, and most of it’s probably cheap. However my only memory is of stalls of plastic tat & kids toys, pretty standard food stuffs and power tools. Oh, and a main...More

Thank Adam-T-Travel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This market can try the local food and drinks. They sold some of the handicrafts like jewels, bags, traditional stuff.

Thank Kuromui
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place where you can buy a lot of different local food. The location is very convenient, Gaya street.

Thank minimize940314
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go early to avoid the heat and crowds. Worth a visit and lots of stalls,but the didn't like haggling. Got a batik sarong and this was the only stall that dropped the price from 30 ringgit to 20

1  Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most towns have markets, and most towns in South East Asia have pretty much the same stuff on show.... it can get quite repetitive. This market does have a number of stalls selling what you would expect, lots of plastic stuff and copies of well...More

1  Thank LNT66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A long stretch of Sunday market along Gaya street make up of temporary stall selling varieties of plants, local food, clothings, medicines etc. Wear light clothings as the morning sun gets hotter. Quite an attraction to see locals handmade oinmental and trying their local breakfast...More

Thank Isaac L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't bring loads of clothes from home, but get your gear from here - they sell everything from hats, t shirts, shirts, trousers, bags and fans at a reasonable price. It is a great local market with lots of juice and fruit stalls around too....More

Thank E8106ERjaneb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The critical thing with this market is go early. I was there at 6 am and did a lot of fresh vegetable shopping. The other things gradually fill up and by 20 am, it is more a tourist culture show. It is good and a...More

Thank Lankylee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This market had everything we were looking for. Clothes, bags, binoculars, torches, fans everything scattered everywhere. It is quiet a large market also and lots of things had a price on them to give you an idea of what you will be paying but everything...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't find this market the first Sunday there and on our second Sunday we missed most of it because of the timing. It is not clear when this market opened. It is not like other open markets I have been too where the market...More

Thank deweyjap
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7 October 2016|
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Response from Alexandra J | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Tamparuli is on Wednesday while Inanam is on Thursday.
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
Catherine S
18 August 2016|
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Response from JLionstone | Reviewed this property |
Sunday Market is only opening in every Sunday morning. It is definitely be safe. The passage is a bit wider than Filipino market. Of course, it is not recommend to exposure the valuable things. There will be some guys wear... More