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Gaya Street Sunday Market

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Still charming but wander off the main track

went for a stroll in the Gaya street market today, like my 10th time over 20 years. Still charming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Gaya street only open on Sunday morning until afternoon..It's best to visit early in the morning as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ReeNa E
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Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

went for a stroll in the Gaya street market today, like my 10th time over 20 years. Still charming, but the area off the back, where local smallholders sell their fruit, veg, Salted fish, plants is much more interesting than the main street where souvenir...More

Thank Chrisneoh69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals sell, tourists buy. Little souvenirs, sarong, t-shirts, treats and drinks, a couple of old guys singing karaoke in the open, and they even have a booth selling puppies! Fun place to check out. But is it anything special? Well, that's up to your personal...More

Thank Alvin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gaya street only open on Sunday morning until afternoon..It's best to visit early in the morning as it can be very crowded, hot and musty from 10 a.m until noon! You can get so many nice souveniers in Gaya street but make sure to check...More

1  Thank ReeNa E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like to buy souvenir, this is the good spot. We bought two small knit which is only cost RM20. 500gram anchovies, 500 gram dry shrimp which is only cost RM30. Of cause you need to compare from stall to stall.

Thank Edwin C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of souvenir, cloths n marvelous food to eat. Cant resist the pineapple juice. Restaurant is just nearby.. Hard to choose.. 😀

1  Thank Dern D
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Amazing place, market for foods, antiques, and even pets. All you want, they have it here! Love the atmosphere.

1  Thank Naz K
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This sunday market is both a flea market and a place where plant and animal lovers get their chance to sell what they’ve cultivated. I enjoyed how people cared about their products, especially with plants. You can find good food also!

1  Thank hanna h
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We visited the market that was just across the road from our hotel (the Horizon), Typical of most markets, it was hot and busy although there seemed a very good selection of stalla

Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

As the name suggests, the market only opened on Sunday morning. Row of shops selling different items. Saw one shop selling fruits and they made the juice straight out of the food. Like watermelon they will cut the top of the watermelon, blend the fruit...More

1  Thank NaniAm6967
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Early Sunday morning market at Gaya Street. Opens as early as 5am. There are many local coffee shops around. Taste wise is subject to individual tastes. We find the food here quite bland and not as flavourful. Peppermint Vietnamese cafe have a good selection of...More

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29 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.
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