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Very Interesting Fish Market

This fish market is located in the city center of Dar Es Salaam. It is walking distance from my... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia
Kvukoni or feri.

Situated: Kivukoni is at obama road street formerly known as ocean road near the White House. Just... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
sinande j
Veliky Novgorod, Russia
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“octopus” (5 reviews)
“strong smell” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (7 reviews)
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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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.

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Not your typical smelly fish market! Haha.. This place has a beautiful beach view of the fishermen and their boats, plus fresh seafood for sale, and best of all you can order and have lunch there. Plan to stay and take it all in :)

2  Thank Raina Z
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After about 9.30/10am (in my experience) the fish market goes dramatically downhill in enjoyment with most of the stock having been sold leaving for a less than exciting experience. Despite this, if visited in the morning, the fish market is well worth a visit if...More

2  Thank James A
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Belonged to costal area Dar has a great provision for sea food lovers. Having kept this in mind, i thought to visit the market during my morning walk. So after walking for about 20 minutes from Jamhuri street along the costal road i have reached...More

4  Thank Premsy A
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Visited the Kivukon Fish market on a Sunday morning around 9am and it was already buzzing with lot of people and ships. It's a place where the local fishermen come as early as 6 in the morning and offload their catch from the night to...More

3  Thank Pritam B
Reviewed 26 June 2016

A must see life affirming market which doesn't get any more real life and is far from a tourist attraction. Even on a Sunday afternoon the fishmarket was a noisy, smelly hive of activity. The smell is something else but worth putting up with for...More

1  Thank Hannah75
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We walked down to the fish market from our hotel in Dar es Salaam one morning around 6:30 or 7 AM. The fishermen were un,oading their fish and others carrying them up the steps to kong wooden tables around which customers were waiting to buy...More

1  Thank doubledome
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Kivukoni fish market is not easy to find and the road to the fish market is without a 4 wheel drive vehicle a challenge. Kivukoni fish market is usually only visited from local people to do their shopping of fish. The market is not to...More

1  Thank R56-12
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