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Majeedhee Magu, Maldives Overview

Maldives busiest street and a paradise for shopaholics, Majeedhee Magu, is the most famous street markets in the Male. Crossing the city from the east to the west, it has shops providing everything from cosmetics, handlooms, and jewellery to electronic items. Within the cluster of local crafts and Islamic perfumes is the textile, which is the star product of this Maldivian market.

At Majeedhee Magu, one can easily spot the traditional Maldives' dress known as libaas. Giving away all the cool vibes to its visitors, the Majeedhee Magu market gives the glimpses of the authentic Maldivian lifestyle. This busy market with the maximum number of vehicles and people in Maldives, is also famous for the wide variety of fishes on sale, be it dried fish chips, canned tuna or smoked fish.

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Shopping

Majeedhee Magu is one of the main streets of Maldives and here one will find almost everything from artificial jewellery to electronics and even local handicraft items. The market is a shopping haven for girls and they will find a wide variety of items to shop to your heart’s desire. Here are some of the amazing items to shop in Majeedhee Magu market:
  • Garments- along with the local dress of Maldives called libaas
  • Accessories
  • Perfumes
  • Electronics and gadgets
  • Ethnic Jewelry
  • Local crafts
  • Shoes
  • Costumes
  • Islamic headgear
  • Homeware
  • Dried fish chips
  • Canned tuna
  • Smoked and preserved fish
  • Fruits, vegetables, and yam
  • Homemade pickles and sweets

Tips

  • It is important to bargain while shopping for anything in the market and do not settle for the first price quoted for anything.
  • The market is not very costly but it is advisable to pay cash as there are some local shops which will not accept debit cards and credit cards.
  • Visit anytime between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM for the best shopping experience.

How To Reach Majeedhee Magu

  • Majeedhee Magu is quite centrally located which makes it easily accessible from any part of Male.
  • The best way to reach this street market is to travel by road, there are options for public buses or one can also opt for a private taxi.
  • Travelling by public bus opt for line 1 or line 2 and get down at Atlas tuition from where Majeedhee Magu market is very easy to reach.

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