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Typical Fish Market

It's a Decent Fish Market with variety of fishes available. Fishes are cheap and fresh. you also... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Siddharth U
Mumbai, India
Interesting Cultural Place

Kivukoni Fish Market is located near the downtown Dar on the seafront, housed in a relatively new... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Multan, Pakistan
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

It's a Decent Fish Market with variety of fishes available. Fishes are cheap and fresh. you also have an option to get it cleaned before you leave. You need to be careful of pick pocketing which constantly happen if you don't take care of your...More

1  Thank Siddharth U
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Kivukoni Fish Market is located near the downtown Dar on the seafront, housed in a relatively new building with a stretched hall. It is the best cultural place where one can see fresh fish catch being auctioned in old traditional style. The best time to...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most exciting fish markets I have ever been to, fish is sold by auction, the highest bidder going home with his purchase, you will find some fishermen or brokers on the side selling. Then there is the fried, cooked fish...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Best time to go is early morning by 7 to get fresh fish. Personally i go on Sunday early. If you need fillet do not take the ready cut pieces instead ask to cut the fresh fish in fillet infront of you. Be careful when...More

Thank tahera123
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went to the fish market in the morning and we able to see a wide variety of fish. We were able to buy a small amount to taste some calamari, octupus , and prawns. One vendor even gave us a little chili powder and...More

Thank GMA1203
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I like a good fish market. It's no Fishport in GenSan Philippines, but you got your guys hauling fish in from boats offshore, crooked officials who don't want you to take pictures of them, auctions, scales everywhere and people who pretty much leave you alone...More

1  Thank Carpetblogger
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I visited this fish market. The locals were quite busy there, as it is indeed a big fish market. Bigger than Newlyn, anyway.

3  Thank Melachi-ibn-Amillar
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This fish market is located in the city center of Dar Es Salaam. It is walking distance from my hotel Harbour View Suites. It is very interesting to watch the fisherman coming with their boats and selling their catches. I came in the morning, but...More

1  Thank Darnel-HDI
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Situated: Kivukoni is at obama road street formerly known as ocean road near the White House. Just a walking distance from st. Joseph. This place is a great place to buy fresh catch of the day. Dress code-Go there with very simple clothes cos it's...More

3  Thank sinande j
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I wonderful cultural experience. Within walking distance of the city center of Dar es Salaam. I advise you to get there early in the morning to witness the many boats arriving with their catch and to see the vendors selling their products.

2  Thank David W
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