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Marvellous Markets In The Maldives – Tropical Retail Therapy

While you may be all set to spend lazy days on the sand or having fun in the surf, the Maldives also offers some captivating shopping experiences, especially in the capital Male. Here are markets one can visit when here.

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Majeedhee Magu

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A popular shopping locale in Male, Majeedhee Magu is worth a visit be you staying in the capital itself or on a visit from one of the country’s island resorts such as Kurumba Maldives. On this lively street, you will find everything from clothing and textiles to electronics and accessories vying for your attention.

Chaandanee Magu

While enjoying your holidays in Maldives, head to Chaandanee Magu in Male; this street has shops selling all manner of souvenirs and mementoes. Top buys include miniature souvenirs of traditional boats known as Dhonis and a type of special Maldivian mat.

Male Fish Market

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This local fish market offers a wonderful insight into a traditional Maldivian livelihood. The best time to visit is when you get to see fishermen bring in their catch, while there is no better place to buy fresh seafood either.

Male Local Market

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The country also has a separate market for fresh produce and this site is worth exploring too. Though relatively small, you can still find a wide variety of fruits and vegetables from different islands along with spices, dry fish and spices on sale.

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