Handicraft Market

Handicraft Market, Kota Kinabalu: Address, Handicraft Market Reviews: 3/5

Handicraft Market
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Eelkins
Devonport, New Zealand137 contributions
An okay place to browse peacefully in the shade
Jul 2019 • Family
A great mix of trinkets and souvenirs. The kids loved it and we weren’t bothered too much by the stall owners when we were looking around.
Written 14 July 2019
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Oldjack
Greater Melbourne, Australia24,267 contributions
Interrsting But Not Special
Mar 2019 • Couples
This was a fairly typical craft market designed for tourists and one assumes locals with many stalls and loads of fairly useless produce. It was the only area in ide and the Phillipino and Night Market the other side were more interesting. The one interesting point was the men with sewing machines sitting in the street and the leather workers sticking belts.
Written 6 April 2019
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Jaime K
Brisbane, Australia28 contributions
Typical tourist market. Low quality souvenirs
Mar 2019
If you are wanting to purchase low grade and poor quality souvenirs, this is the place to go. All the stalls have the same thing, and are rather cheap quality. Definitely not handicraft, but if you want to pick up some touristy trinkets this is the place to go.
Written 24 March 2019
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Ken J
Bermagui, Australia180 contributions
One big tourist tral
Jan 2019 • Family
One big tourist trap .lots of the same things stall after stall . OK for a walk but prices are high compared to lots of other places in Borneo a lot looked like Indo imports.
Written 12 January 2019
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alfred
Singapore, Singapore1,554 contributions
Lots of stalls selling the same stuff
Aug 2018 • Friends
Most of the stalls are re-selling the same factory made souvenirs or trinkets/t-shirts etc. It's not really worth visiting on its own, but you can time it just before catching the sunset at the nearby waterfront promenade.
Written 10 August 2018
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BobBonHere
Lytham St Anne's, UK2,273 contributions
Where were the handicrafts?
Apr 2018 • Friends
Entering this maze of small stalls all seeming to selling very similar things made me wonder why it's called a 'Handicraft' market- most thing on sale being souvenirs. After a short while it's easy to get lost and bored (not necessarily in that order) and all you want to do is to get out of the hot and claustrophobic building
Written 30 May 2018
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NaniAm6967
Singapore, Singapore170 contributions
Good for souveniers
May 2018 • Couples
The market has row of shops practically all sell the same thing. Wonder why it is called handicraft market if the items are mostly factory made. Very stuffy and hot. They also sell dried food such as salted fish.

Written 19 May 2018
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joelle-leona
cha-am, thailand654 contributions
ok to visit if you are around there
Apr 2018 • Couples
big maze of souvenirs and handbags stalls, the items are not hand made and you can see them in other Asian countries
but it was nice to have a quick walk around hoping to find "the good bargain" (I didn't!)
what I found interesting though was the row of men and their sewing machines in the front
not worth making a special trip but if you are close by just go and have a browse
Written 4 May 2018
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Brian B
Peoria, AZ1,035 contributions
Very Interesting
Mar 2018 • Friends
This was worth the stop, but took a bit to get use to the smell. A variety of items from souvenirs dried fish, food, fruit and other local products. Its extensive but narrow pathways and stall.
Written 15 March 2018
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Gillian T
Singapore1,020 contributions
Alley of vendors selling similar items
Aug 2017 • Solo
This place has very narrow, dark & warm alleys, almost all vendors sell similar items. If you are into souvenirs to take home, here is the right place to visit. Wear something light & flip flops, it can be warm, not much ventilation.
Written 29 August 2017
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