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Mapusa Friday Bazaar

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Address: Near Mapusa Municipal Market, Mapusa, India
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+91 832 226 2409
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Fri 08:00 - 19:30
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A real Indian market worth visiting

Chaotic. Noisy. Smelly at times. Full of life and very interesting to visit. Mostly goods for locals but some spices and more touristy things to buy. It is easy to get lost... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Julie H
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm in my trips, always looking for the markets, there is always a very interesting and fun. From this market, I came with a full package of useful fruits. Here you realize it's India.

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Kolkata, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While Foreigners may find the visit to such a market interesting, most Indians will find this a waste of time.

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Thank BB58
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Local Market . You will get Local Kokam , Masala, Cashew Nuts etc. Cheap Garments. Local Spices are Good

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Thank Vaibhav N
Surat, Gujarat, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did not find anything special about it, saw all the fresh veggies & Nothing else, can be avoided if you are planning to visit.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Chaotic. Noisy. Smelly at times. Full of life and very interesting to visit. Mostly goods for locals but some spices and more touristy things to buy. It is easy to get lost because it is so big. Meat, fish and veg are available here. Really interesting to see the unusual veg and fish on sale. We will definitely visit again.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed in buying fish masala from the market. People are very kind and explain us in detailed about the different masalas. Very good fruit market . Highly recommend to once visit in the market

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We didn't go on a Friday, but was worth a visit. Hustle and bustle of a real working market. We were followed around by an affable local, but wasn't sure why, we did loose him, much to our relief as getting paranoid. This is a real dirty smelly, hot and sticky market. My wife and son weren't too keen on... More 

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Luckily it was Friday when we visited this famous market. I never saw so many scooties parked at one place. Crowded and having lots of shops selling fish vegetables and all other essentials needed by locals. Must visit if you want to have a smell of Goan lifestyle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Love to walk round this market, taking in the noise and the smells (some good some not so good), reminds us of the markets we went to in our childhood before they became too sanitised. Try to find "Vithu Cold Drink" for a Lime Soda and a chat with a genuine Goan.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

You can find each and every thing at an affordable prices in this place. if you stay long in Goa, then you can get bargain things over here.

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