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Semporna Central Market

The location allows the catch of the day to be floated right in and you'll find the incredible bounty of the Celebes Sea – fresh fish, crab, prawns, even sea cucumbers – being sold for dinner.

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Unfortunately, you'll also see sharks and other vulnerable species for sale.

The fruit selection puts the town's supermarket to shame and we dare you to leave without a few mangoes or sliced pineapple.

In a clever move, the stalls along the main footpath around the market specialise in traveller essentials and sundries – look for everything from toothpaste to potato chips to pirated DVDs. The market starts early and wraps up around sunset.

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Last updated on 9th February, 2013.

Semporna Central Market
Semporna Seafront
Daily 06:00-18:00

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