Fish Market, Awasa

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Watch the buzz of activity and pick out some fresh seafood at Fish Market. Fishers unload and clean their catch on the lakeshore, while pelicans, gulls, and marabou storks hover, waiting for leftovers. A popular tourist attraction, the daily market offers a glimpse into local life. Pick out a freshly cooked fish or choose something raw to take to one of the restaurants nearby. Before you head to Awasa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Awasa tour builder tool, to make sure you see all that Awasa has to offer, including Fish Market.
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  • The hassle begins at the entrance. There is no set fee, a man with a receipt book decides what you will pay by sizing you up. In our case 100ETB per adult (nothing for kids). While ticket man was...  more »
  • The fish market is a chaotic, bustling place. Kids surround us, trying to sell anything from spoons to services like feeding storks so we could take photos. The amount of birds that are there is...  more »
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  • Fresh fish right after catch

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