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Gaya Street Sunday Market

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Very crowded

Busy area and many tourist at there. Many food and other goods at there so u can eat and buy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
leonsrao
via mobile
Busy

Located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city, this place has been the center of business for over a... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
GanL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Busy area and many tourist at there. Many food and other goods at there so u can eat and buy anything.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just give it a try if I can find anything that I can buy for souvenir. It is also a morning walk with some good views ;) This market sells a lot of things from food, drinks, fruits and veggies to local crafts and delicacies,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Located in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city, this place has been the center of business for over a hundred years. The market starts as early as 6:30am.The market offers arts and crafts, antiques and souvenirs, all sorts f foods, botanical goods and pets. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Professional pick pockets work this market and target foreigners, if you are unfortunate to be a victim do not expect help from stall holder. There is however a nearby police station to report crime. It is not uncommon for stall holders to charge tourists more...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 8 January 2019

you wont like it during morning or noon (hot sunny weather). almost all the sellers are selling the same things.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 2 January 2019

It gets repetitive after 10 minutes, most stuff are tourist oriented and you can see from many other Asian markets. Enjoy typical Asian flea market ambience if that's your thing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 1 January 2019

For myself is just a normal market but for tourist might be interesting to walk around have a look at local food or thing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Located right in the middle of town the Gaya Street Sunday Market is easy to find. Don't expect the exceptional. But if you are looking for the trinket or sarong or local snack to bring home as a souvenir, this is the place. Cheap too

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Someone pick my pocket on the Sunday Market at Gaya Street had to walk to police station nearby to report it...do be careful of your belonging.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 30 December 2018

This Sunday market is just located infront of the Jesselton Hotel at Gaya Street, starting from 7am to about 12pm at noon. You can find anything that you imagine in this market including life pet animals! But I felt pity for those small animals in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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hant665
28 October 2017
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Response from ChanML | Reviewed this property
I know it opens every Sunday only. Sorry other days I am unsure.
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angeline93
7 October 2016
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Response from Alexandra J | Reviewed this property
Yes. Tamparuli is on Wednesday while Inanam is on Thursday.
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Michelle B
4 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
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