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Filipino Market

Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Pearl n souvenirs

Visited on 17/11/2017 with friends. We brought pearl bracelet n dried seafood. Buying souvenirs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Angelina A
via mobile
another must place to visit

If you want to find more things to buy, should visit this market as well. This market is not really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mimie M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good41%
  • Average34%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“salted fish” (13 reviews)
“prawns” (18 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (15 reviews)
Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu 88000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 17/11/2017 with friends. We brought pearl bracelet n dried seafood. Buying souvenirs here is much more cheaper than buying at Kota Kinabalu Airport,no matter are t-shirts,keychains,pearls,etc...But do negotiated price while buying pearls. My friends buy salted fish,ikan bilis,vendor will wrapped the salted fish...More

Thank Angelina A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to find more things to buy, should visit this market as well. This market is not really clean as it refer as "pasar" & its have strong smell due to (fish & dried foods). But it is really worth it. The price...More

Thank Mimie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a lot of seafood stall. I dunno where to choose. So we just go to one of the stall which look reasonably clean and looks like a lot of visitor coming in. The seafood is definitely cheap. But.. i think the taste of...More

Thank Ahmad R
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

If you go here, be ready for a really cramped hall full of stalls with no the best quality of souvenirs. You can not walk up straight everywhere, because of all the stuff hanging from the ceiling.

Thank VincentR1984
Reviewed 16 October 2017

For those who intend to buy local produce (vegetables, fruits, dried seafood, accessories, souvenirs) and is not choosy about the smell and ambience, this is the place for you. This place is open from morning till night. For me, it is a total waste of...More

Thank ongjanice1
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

SEAFOOOOOD!! Was named Filipino Market because a lot of Filipinos work here. You can buy souvenirs from this place

Thank Koleen R
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I always love markets. I don’t usually buy anything but it’s nice to take photos and see what locals are eating or buying and how they shop (where I live we don’t have markets so it’s a fun cultural experience). It’s a bit hard to...More

Thank BritFoodie
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Unless you want to buy some dry seafood auch as prawns, salted fish, dried scallop and etc. Is more like market that sells vege n fish. Beware as the floor is wet and some seller trying to sell you fake/cheap belts or sunglasses.

Thank David Y
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Been KK many times but first time visited this market. Mango and vegetables are selling cheap in this place. Quite crowded in the evening.

Thank Jason I
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to visit to experience what it is like to be in Sabah. Visited for the first time, felt happy. Many merchandise to buy but the food here is a big no for those who are fussy about cleanliness like me

Thank Suri N
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Akmal H
6 April 2017|
Response from Andy O |
I do not think it ever closes, it is open from midday until approx 9 pm.
7 May 2015|
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Response from Mkc_mc | Reviewed this property |
Hi Butterflyrach, If you meant the handicraft & souveniors side, I have a feeling some of them would be open by 8am. There was one time I went to buy the local snacks (kuih cincin etc) just beside the handicraft and... More