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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  • best is to go in the early morning when there is the most activity. Nice to see how many people are cleaning their fishes while lot of birds (mainly maraboes) are walking in between the people.  more »
  • This is where fishermen (and boys) bring their catch, which is cleaned on the spot, and fish cooked immediately in large wok-like pans, or sold. There is a large population of bird scavengers, of whic...  more »
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